"So, my happiness doesn't come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Nicki Minaj on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Nicki Minaj on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Nicki Minaj on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Nicki Minaj on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Nicki Minaj on Mark Twain
"I've always been intrigued by color and by interesting hair. I was one of those weird little girls doing my own hair at the age of 9. I was, like, getting weird gels and new brushes and cornrow holders. I would tweak and perm at the age of 13."
"My goal in the beginning was to buy my mother a house. Now I realize, okay, if I really focus and become a key player in business, then I can build an empire."
"Female rappers get it the hardest. You have to be a girl, yet you have to be just as hard as the guys. I think some female rappers get scared out of the business before they can make it."
"It's not hard to get your way when it's your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they're not around. I don't really like the sound of that, 'cause that sounds like a temper tantrum. I'm just very black and white when it comes to my business. There's really no gray area."
"I'm a role model now. I didn't know I was gonna have 13-year-old fans, so I've tried to change a few things here and there. But I also know that the girls don't want me to be Miley Cyrus, either."