Top 70 Wu-Tang Clan Quotes: Wisdom, Grit, and Street Poetry from Hip-Hop Legends

These Wu-Tang quotes are from a very influential hip-hop group.

The Wu-Tang Clan started almost 30 years ago in Staten Island, NYC.

Nine hip-hop stars originally formed the group.

Although some members changed, the group revolutionized hip-hop and rap.

They brought a unique sound mixed with martial arts themes, unlike anything other artists were doing at the time.

They aimed to open people’s minds and improve self-knowledge.

Their mission was more than just entertainment.

Enjoy these Wu-Tang quotes!

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Famous Wu-Tang Clan quotes and lyrics

1. “Peace is the absence of confusion.” – Wu-Tang

 

2. “Don’t talk the talk if you can’t walk the walk.” – Wu-Tang

 

3. “Envy, greed, lust, and hate, separate.” – Wu-Tang

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4. “You’re out of luck like two dogs stuck.” – Wu-Tang

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5. “Light is provided through sparks of energy / From the mind that travels in rhyme form / Giving sight to the blind.” – Wu-Tang

 

6. “Knowledge, know the ledge to where your heart is or fall off into the internal hell that’s uncharted.” – Wu-Tang

7. “It’s been taught that your worst enemy couldn’t harm you as much as your wicked thoughts.” – Wu-Tang

Wu-Tang uses Method Man quotes

8. “Rap is a gimmick, but I’m for the hip-hop, the culture.” – Method Man

 

9. “Since I was eight years old. I didn’t have a TV, so comic books were my television, my soap operas, and all that.” – Method Man

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10. “I wanna sit behind the scenes and see nothing but the greens.” – Method Man

 

11. “I came to bring the pain hardcore from the brain.” – Method Man

 

12. “Regardless of how I or this man right here or anybody else in this business get when we walk on an airplane in first-class looking like this, we’re gonna get searched.” – Method Man

 

13. “I’m taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream.” – Method Man

 

14. “No matter where you are from, there’s ghettos all over the place.” – Method Man

15. “Behind every fortune, there’s a crime.” – Method Man

 

16. “There are few things that are forever, my lady. We can make war or make babies.” – Method Man

RZA Wu-Tang Quotes

17. “It’s harder to make the glass than break the glass.” – RZA

 

18. “Decay is inevitable, but death is not.” – RZA

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19. “The first person you have to resurrect is yourself.” – RZA

 

20. “So love, like wisdom, dissolves you and then resolves you. It breaks down your ego and puts you back together again properly.” – RZA

 

21. “Inspiration is found everywhere if you look hard enough.” – RZA

 

22. “Life comes when you have knowledge, wisdom, and understanding when you can see for real, touch, and feel for real, know for real. Then you are truly living.” – RZA

 

23. “Don’t wait till you die to go to heaven.” – RZA

 

24. “Happiness– which is total and complete satisfaction with yourself. This means you realize that nothing and nobody else can make you happy. Happiness is something you get from yourself. If you’re completely satisfied with yourself, nobody can take it away from you.” – RZA

Quotes from Wu-Tang by Ol’ Dirty Bastard

25. “Look here: ‘Mo’ money, mo’ problems,’ my ass. You’re a naive cat if you still believe that.” – Ol’ Dirty Bastard

 

26. “We got food stamps. Glad to get the food stamps. Why wouldn’t you want to get free money?” – Ol’ Dirty Bastard

 

27. “Take a sip from the cup of death… And when you’re shaking my right hand, I’ll stab you with the left.” – Ol’ Dirty Bastard

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28. “Here I got, deep type flow / Jacques Cousteau could never get this low.” – Ol’ Dirty Bastard

 

29. “Do I let my children listen to my music? Of course, I do. Shoot, the worst curse is a lie.” – Ol’ Dirty Bastard

 

Raekwon Quotes From Wu-Tang

30. “To be one of the greats, you’ve got to study the greats.” – Raekwon

 

31. “I consider myself a genius because, when you talk about anything and everything, you a genius to me. It’s just about making it fire on top o’ more fire.” – Raekwon

 

32. “You gotta have a schedule, you gotta have a team that’s passionate about seeing you do the things you say you wanna do. When it comes to delivering this, it takes a lot of work and I can’t do that on my own.” – Raekwon

33. “When I sit here and see that the eight brothers from the neighborhood that I grew up with still have success, it had to be magical.” – Raekwon

 

34. “The better you get, the more your legacy shines. I always just try to go hard. If you don’t want to do it for real, don’t do it at all.” – Raekwon

 

35. “I think a lot of people can learn from listening to hip hop. It ain’t always about beats and rhymes.” – Raekwon

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36. “You know the things I went through as a youngster, coming into the business, all the good, the bad, and the ugly that came. I’d had a rough life. I grew up p single parent. My mom, she was like a father to me.” – Raekwon

 

37. “I think there are a lot of dudes out there that are running’ out of gas. Some of my favorites, even ones I look up to… I haven’t been fully impressed with their dynamics of making a body of work that makes sense to me.” – Raekwon

 

38. “Call me the rap assassinator/rhymes rugged and built like Schwarzenegger.” – Raekwon

 

39. “All I did was take my time, figure out where I made a lot of mistakes, and try not to make them no more.” – Raekwon

 

40. “I think that’s a weak excuse, to say because a rapper’s getting older that he ain’t got it no more. Nah. Don’t go by that philosophy. Let’s just recognize that talent is within.” – Raekwon

41. “When you devote yourself to being an artist, you have to stay on your craft and always try to get better and better.” – Raekwon

 

42. “As an artist, it’s so important to create music that puts a chill through your body or does something to make you feel good. I think my album has a little bit of everything in it and that’s important to me.” – Raekwon

More Wu-Tang Quotes

 

43. “Curse to the wicked snakes who try to snatch the truth away, cursed be the ones who try to take our youth away.” – Wu-Tang

 

44. “Sunshine plays a major part in the daytime.” – Ghostface Killah

 

45. “Well, I’m a sire, I set the microphone on fire / Rap styles vary and carry like Mariah.” – Wu-Tang

 

46. “Don’t eat Skippy, Jif or Peter Pan / Peanut butter, ’cause I’m not butter / I snap back like a rubber / Ban/ I be Sam, Sam I am / And I don’t eat green eggs and ham.” – Wu-Tang

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47. “You can see the weakness of a man right through his iris.” – Wu-Tang

 

 

48. “Why is the sky blue? Why is water wet? / Why did Judas rat to Romans while Jesus slept?” – Wu-Tang

 

 

49. “Cash rules everything around me: CREAM, get the money. Dollar, dollar bill y’all.” – Wu-Tang

50. “We striving’ for perfection.” – Wu-Tang

Wu-Tang Quotes  From The Iconic Clan Of Hip-Hop

51. “Fear is a state of nervousness only fit for children.” ― RZA

 

52. “War’s extremely serious and it saddens me.” ― Masta Killa

 

53. “If you can’t live, you dying, you give or you buy in. Keep it real or keep it moving, keep grinding, keep shining.” ― Raekwon.

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54. “If you can’t hear, you ain’t with us.” ― RZA.

 

55. “Sometimes I look up at the stars and analyze the sky, and ask myself: was I meant to be here? Why?” ― Ghostface Killah

 

56. “They say wisdom is the wise words spoken by a brother attempting to open the graves of these mentally dead slaves.” ― RZA

 

57. “How do I say goodbye? It’s always the good ones that have to die.” ― RZA

 

58. “I think most of my approach to life has been like that, to find order in chaos, to be in the middle of a bunch of things happening at the same time, but find focus.” ― RZA

59. “Homicide’s illegal and death is the penalty. What justifies the homicide, when he dies in his own iniquity?” ― Masta Killa

 

60. “To increase your lifeline, strengthen your heart.” ― Ghostface Killah

Examining Wu-Tang Quotes That Speak To Art And Life

61. “When you love what you do, more than likely everything is gonna just come out decent.” ― Ghostface Killah.

 

62. “Fear is a state of nervousness only fit for children.” ― Wu Tang Clan

 

63. “You don’t know me and you don’t know my style.” ― Method Man

 

64. “Meditate on this. Don’t start your day with broken pieces of yesterday. It will definitely destroy your good today and ruin your great tomorrow.” ― RZA

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65. “I got mouths to feed, unnecessary beef is more cows to breed.” ― GZA

 

66. “War’s extremely serious and it saddens me.” ― Masta Killa

 

67. “I don’t think a computer can process information to even 10% of what the human brain does. The brain’s got mad sh*t going on in your body right now.” ― RZA

 

68. “I call my brother ‘Sun’ cause he shine like one.” ― Method Man

 

69. “The true joy of love brings a thousand tears in the world of desire, there’s a thousand snares.” ― RZA

70. “Leave it up to me while I be livin’ proof. To kick the truth to the young black youth.” ― Inspectah Deck

 

Which Wu-Tang Quotes  Is Your All-Time Favorite?

It’s easy to think musicians only focus on their music, but like all artists, they express their ideas and beliefs through their work.

From the start, Wu-Tang Clan focused on this expression in their collaborative work.

Their sound and style changed the hip-hop world with fresh ideas and sounds.

But like most groups, they faced obstacles, challenges, and fallouts along the way.

Still, they’ve achieved four gold and platinum studio albums so far.

Their style isn’t for everyone, but their long-running success shows they have loyal fans who will keep supporting them.

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Which quote is your favorite?

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