Nicki Minaj Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, and funny Nicki Minaj quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more quotes by topic on Quotelicious.

  • Full name: Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty
  • Born: December 8, 1982
  • Born in: Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Occupation: rapper, singer, and songwriter
  • Height: 5ft 2in (157 cm)
  • Weight: 62kg
  • Net worth: $80 million

Nicki Manaj quotes about love, relationships

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People will love and support you when it’s beneficial.
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Always tell someone how you feel because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye, but regrets can last for a lifetime. ~Nicki Minaj

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You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don’t make moves and you don’t climb up the ladder, everybody loves you because you’re not competition. ~Nicki Minaj


He was the realest, I was the realest, we was the realest. When he approached me, I asked him ‘What the deal is?’ ~Nicki Minaj


Tell me that you comin’ back and you just took a break. Maybe I blamed you for everything, that was my mistake. In hindsight I loved your rawness and I loved your edge. ‘Cause it was you who talked me down from jumping off the ledge. ~Nicki Minaj

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Strange how someone you once loved can become just another person you once knew. ~Nicki Minaj


You have to know that as long as you love who you are – your morals, your values, that type of stuff – you’re OK. ~Nicki Minaj


He was Adam. I think I was Eve. But my vision ends with the apple on the tree. ~Nicki Minaj


I, I’m not livin life. I’m not livin right. I’m not livin if you’re not by my side. ~Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj quotes about success


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True confidence leaves no room for jealousy. When you know you are great, you have no need to hate. ~Nicki Minaj


I get what I desire, it’s my empire. ~Nicki Minaj


I don’t mind being called a weirdo. There are a lot of people in hip-hop who are probably never going to get what I do. But, by just being myself, I end up touching a lot more people who might never have paid much attention to a female rapper. ~Nicki Minaj

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Stay in school. Don’t ever be lazy, don’t you ever complain about hard work. Work hard, it pays off. ~Nicki Minaj


When you’re a girl you have to be everything. You have to be dope at what you do but you have to be super-sweet. And you have to be this and you have to be that, and you have to be nice. It’s like, I can’t be all those things at once. I’m a human being. ~Nicki Minaj

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I always feel it’s important for me to show females that they can be in charge of their own situation. ~Nicki Minaj


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. ~Nicki Minaj


I’m a multidimensional woman like all women are. The difference is I have the courage to take chances. ~Nicki Minaj


I want to build my empire. In my field, I have always seen men do it. From Diddy to Dr. Dre to Jay Z. Now it’s a woman’s turn. ~Nicki Minaj


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. ~Nicki Minaj

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Sometimes you don’t realize how far you’ve gotten until you look around at the people who are still trailing far behind you. ~Nicki Minaj


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. ~Nicki Minaj

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I want to show little girls that the possibilities are endless. That’s my goal – to not only do it for myself, but to show them I can do whatever I put my mind to. ~Nicki Minaj


Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up. ~Nicki Minaj


When I win and when I lose, I take ownership of it, because I really am in charge of what I do. ~Nicki Minaj


Some people have to put in the work. Others get to cut corners. We see it but don’t say it. Welcome to the real world. ~Nicki Minaj


Nicki Minaj quotes about friends

My rule is, whatever you were calling me four years ago is what you should be calling me now, because I don’t like it when my family or close friends call me Nicki Minaj. To me I’m not Nicki Minaj when I’m with them.


I hate cameras. I hate cameras and I hate camera phones. The camera’s my worst enemy and my best friend. It’s the way I convey my emotions to the world without saying a word, so I use it. People always say, ‘You come alive as soon as the camera’s on!’


Nicki Minaj quotes about being single


I’m just happy that ‘Idol’ producers gave me a shot on the show and to be able to show who I really was, because I feel like I’m every single woman.

Nicki Minaj quotes about happiness

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So, my happiness doesn’t come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle.


We all have insecurities, but you have to know you’re beautiful. ~Nicki Minaj


Life is a prize, but to live doesn’t mean you’re alive. ~Nicki Minaj

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I live and I learn but I wait my turn. I’m always on the run, got weight to burn.  ~Nicki Minaj


My wigs are ever changing in height, width, color, size. They make me feel happy. Wearing them makes me feel like I can be a different person every day and that is kind of exciting.


Nicki Minaj quotes about black women


My advice to women in general: Even if you’re doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want – and don’t allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.


As a little girl growing up in Southside Jamaica Queens, if anyone would’ve told me I’d have my own perfume one day, and be able to inspire young black girls everywhere, to go into Macy’s or Nordstrom’s and see their face staring back at them – I wouldn’t believe them.


When you’re a girl, you have to be everything, You have to be dope at what you do, but you have to be super sweet, and you have to be sexy, and you have to be this and you have to be that and you have to be nice, and you have to – it’s like, I can’t be all of those things at once. I’m a human being.


I vowed that I’d never allow any man to control me or to be an alcoholic or anything like that around me, because I don’t want my children seeing that.


I can’t see myself without pink lipstick. I can go without it for a couple days, but if there was no more pink lipstick in the world, I’d be useless. Seriously.

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