"If there's not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Eminem on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Eminem on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Eminem on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Eminem on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Eminem on George Bernard Shaw
"The kids are old enough now - I just want to let them be kids. I don't want to comment on them too much. They're at an age where I just want to let them be kids."
"Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love."
"You're not going to say anything about me that I'm not going to say about myself. There's so many things that I think about myself if someone really wanted to get at me, they could say this and this and this. So I'm going to say it before they can. It's the best policy for me."
"Honestly, I'd love to be remembered as one of the best to ever pick up a mic, but if I'm doing my part to lessen some racial tension I feel good about what I'm doing."
"Ultimately, who you choose to be in a relationship with and what you do in your bedroom is your business."