‘Words to live by’ : is a daily segment by theSystem * that looks into 7 of the most striking comments and quotes by thought leaders in life or otherwise.


Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer. He has been influential in the 21st-century development of mainstream hip hop and popular music in general.

Here are 7 of Kanye West’s most striking quotes :

People always say that you can’t please everybody. I think that’s a cop-out. Why not attempt it? ‘Cause think of all the people you will please if you try.

I was never really good at anything except for the ability to learn.

We all self-conscious. I’m just the first to admit it.

Nothing in life is promised except death.

I hate the way they portray us in the media. If you see a black family it says they’re looting, if you see a white family it says they’re looking for food.

My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.

I feel like i’m too busy writing history to read it

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