Gotta start teaching the children that they can be just what they want to be, there's much more to life than poverty.

-Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

I'm the rebel totally going against the grain. I always want to do the extreme. I want to get as many people looking as possible.

Tupac Shakur
When my Heart Can Beat No More I hope die for a principal or a belief that I have lived for
Tupac Shakur

I guess cause i'm black boy, I'm supposed to say 'peace', sing songs, and get capped on.

Tupac Shakur
I don't advocate senseless violence of any human being. I'm the one who's been beat down. But I will not be a victim again.
Tupac Shakur

I'm calling for dialogue. I'm gathering attention for dialogue which is what you do in a struggle for power.

Tupac Shakur
It's time we stop worrying, and get angry you know? But not angry and pick up a gun, but angry and open our minds.
Tupac Shakur

I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle it.

Tupac Shakur
I don't see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers.
Tupac Shakur

You never know what's going on in somebody's mind. There's a lot of pressure on someone growing up. You have to watch it.

Tupac Shakur
You got to constantly be in character