"Honestly, I don't listen to nobody else's music but my own. It's kind of like sports to me. You don't see Kobe Bryant at a LeBron James game - he just works on his own game. And that's what I do. I only listen to me, so I can criticize and analyze and all those things."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Lil Wayne on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Lil Wayne on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Lil Wayne on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Lil Wayne on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Lil Wayne on Ray Charles
"Everybody know, I don't do no promoting. I don't ever have to promote nothing, that's the beauty of Lil Wayne."
"I always believe that to be the best, you have to smell like the best, dress like the best, act like the best. When you throw your trash in the garbage can, it has to be better than anybody else who ever threw trash in the garbage can."
"I just always expect the best because I'm a competitor and if I'm competing, then obviously I'm trying to be better in everything."
"I know it's an experience that I need to have if God's putting me through it."
"I want to make sure my family's straight."