10 Greatest Quotes From One of The Most Successful Hip Hop Artists of All Time.

Sean Combs, popularly known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy and Diddy, is a rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and entrepreneur. Sean Combs was born on November 4, 1969 in Harlem, New York and raised in Mount Vernon, New York.

Sean Combs is one of the most successful hip hop artists in the history of the genre. He has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards. Sean Combs’ 1997 debut Album “No Way Out” has been certified seven times platinum. His following albums were highly successful as well. In 2017 Forbes estimated that Sean Combs’ net worth is $820 million.


Got my billions up fuckin with them white folk/now i don’t give a fuck cause i’m richer than them white folk.

— Puff Daddy


Real niggas do it cause they got to/i know some real niggas and they not you.

— Puff Daddy


I been here and i ain’t resigning/come on daddy, i got more than 9 in. it’s the bbe and we still that dynasty, peace to the B.I.G

— Puff Daddy


Make moves major/hide out in asia/if your girl keep coming around then i’ma blaze her/i’m the bad boy flavor/like blue gators/ not guilty, and i’m filthy.

— Puff Daddy


They can’t touch us/why niggas bring the ruckus? because release dates bigger than mandela’s motherfuckas.

— Puff Daddy


Now what you gon’ do with a crew
that got money much longer than yours
and a team much stronger than yours
violate me, this’ll be your day, we don’t play
mess around, be d.o.a, be on your way

— Puff Daddy


You can spot us outta town by the way that we walk, the way that we talk/cocky the state of New York.

— Puff Daddy


Now… what y’all wanna do?
wanna be ballers? shot-callers?
brawlers — who be dippin in the benz wit the spoilers
on the low from the jake in the taurus
tryin to get my hands on some grants like horace

— Puff Daddy


Yo, the sun don’t shine forever
but as long as it’s here then we might as well shine together
better now than never, business before pleasure
P-diddy and the fam, who you know do it better?

— Puff Daddy


I’m the definition of, half man, half drugs
ask the clubs, bad boy – that’s what’s up
after bucks, crush cruise after us
no gaze, we ain’t laughing much
nothing but big thangs, check the hitlist
how we twist shit, what change but the name?
we still here, you rocking wit the best
don’t worry if i write rhymes, i write checks (ahh!)

— Puff Daddy




Everyone has challenges and lessons to learn – we wouldn’t be who we are without them. — Puff Daddy


The sun don’t shine forever, but as long as it’s here, then we might as well shine together. — Puff Daddy


I came in to win, you know. This is why I stay up late while other people are sleeping. — Puff Daddy


Don’t be afraid to close your eyes and dream, but then open your eyes and see — Puff Daddy


God is on your side. We already at the finish line. Anything you put your mind to, anything you want to accomplish ,you put your faith in God’s hands you can do it. — Puff Daddy


I don’t believe in fear – I live my life without regrets. — Puff Daddy


I have learned to enjoy the ups for what they are, because those are the moments that feel like they go by the quickest. — Puff Daddy


Get money, have fun and treat a woman like she’s a queen. — Puff Daddy


If you’re chasing your dream, you’re not running fast enough. Run faster. — Puff Daddy


Keep on pushing the boundaries and reaching for higher heights. — Puff Daddy


I have so much respect for people in the theater. You can’t do 10 or 15 takes. It’s all live. It’s like life in motion. — Puff Daddy


I was proud of working 18 hours a day and sleeping three hours a night. It’s something now that has turned into a problem for me: not being able to sleep… having insomnia. — Puff Daddy


I think that you have to believe. That’s one of my biggest mantras, is believe. I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t believe in myself. — Puff Daddy


Do you know how powerful you are? — Puff Daddy


My mind is always racing, and always going and always working, and it’s a gift and a curse. — Puff Daddy


Don’t chase the paper, chase the dream. — Puff Daddy


You should do what we do, stack chips like Hebrews. — Puff Daddy


I demand the best. Sleep is forbidden. If you work for me, you have to roll how I roll. I’m not really human. I’m like a machine. — Puff Daddy


Mix me with violence, blend me with peace,
Combine me with hate, and I can’t face defeat. — Puff Daddy


Lil Wayne is definitely the greatest youngest rapper alive. — Puff Daddy


Revolt is my new – cable music network. It’s distributed through Time Warner and Comcast. And to put it simply, it is the ESPN of music. — Puff Daddy


All I’ve been trying to do all my life is to make great music. — Puff Daddy


It’s okay to be crazy, but don’t be insane. — Puff Daddy


Put up your guards, keep faith in God, I promise you all the world will be ours. — Puff Daddy


Don’t get yourself in certain circumstances or instances, because it’s not a good feeling to be sitting in that chair where you’ve got 12 people that are in control of your life. You have an opportunity to be in control of your life for yourself by the decisions that you make. — Puff Daddy


Sleep is forbidden. When I’m working, I’m a machine and I don’t look at other people like they are human. — Puff Daddy


I’m in the studio 24 hours a day. It’s true that once you get a certain level of success, you become a target. Talk magazine should be ashamed of themselves. — Puff Daddy


But treat dimes fair and I’m bigger than the city lights down in times square. — Puff Daddy


I just want to be happy. You know what I’m saying? I just want to be happy, and I want to be able to make somebody else happy. — Puff Daddy


I can’t say that I’ve fully achieved my dream yet. I’m just starting to evolve. — Puff Daddy


Initiative is key. Anybody who wants to be somebody is going to work as hard as they can to fulfill that dream. — Puff Daddy


We value-packs, you all small fries. — Puff Daddy


One of my weaknesses is that I actually have a conscience. — Puff Daddy


Can’t nobody take my pride. Can’t nobody hold me down. — Puff Daddy


I’ve always been a daydreamer. — Puff Daddy


Words can’t express what you mean to me. — Puff Daddy


Smell is incredibly important and sensual; it communicates who you are. — Puff Daddy


I want to convey how beautiful it is to close your eyes and dream. And then to open them and make that dream a reality. — Puff Daddy


Though I love you like a brother, I would rather be your lover. — Puff Daddy


Let your soul lead the way, cause I’m that enemy that you can’t see. — Puff Daddy


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If you dream and you believe, you can do it. — Puff Daddy


You have to be somewhat crazy, if you want to be successful. — Puff Daddy


I want to have a cultural impact. I want to be an inspiration, to show people what can be done. — Puff Daddy


If I change my name again y’all can have me certified as crazy. Alright? — Puff Daddy


You the girl I been lookin’ for my whole life
God bless me, I’m glad I got the insight
Because of you girl, now I understand life. — Puff Daddy


I feel safe in white because deep down inside, I’m an angel. — Puff Daddy


When I decided I wanted to be an actor, I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors. — Puff Daddy


I’m the definition of half man, half drugs. — Puff Daddy


I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books; I have had fans send me birthday cakes… sing to me on my voicemail. I have had fans flash me. I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage. — Puff Daddy


I’ve got to take a break, to be honest. I’m not even going to lie. — Puff Daddy


Take the craziest dream you ever had and go after it. Make it a reality. I don’t want you to dream, I want you to do. — Puff Daddy


I wouldn’t abandon nobody. I would be lying if I said I was just talking to everybody. — Puff Daddy


I would never withhold information about the murder of my man Biggie, or anybody else. It’s just silly and ridiculous. The accusations are just flying out. All I’ve been trying to do all my life is to make great music. — Puff Daddy


I think that’s good that I have to watch how I act and what I say. I think that’s a part of growing up. — Puff Daddy


I felt like my vote was the vote that put [Obama] into office. It was down to one vote, and that was going to be my vote. And that may not be true, but that’s how much power it felt like I had. — Puff Daddy


I’ve never really taken more than four days off, so it was a lot for me to go away for three-and-a-half months. I went all over Europe. I walked on a whole bunch of beaches and I did a lot of thinking. — Puff Daddy


Gotta be more than grabbing nines to buck tin in, gotta be more than just to lust women, gotta be more than platinum Rolexes. — Puff Daddy


I got a chance to have my dream come true, and I wanted to make sure I made the decision as to when I dropped my last album. If I don’t feel like this album is an incredible piece of work, then I’m cool with the albums I’ve done. I don’t have to put out another album. — Puff Daddy


Fans made me. The fans gave me a chance, and they made me. Beyond that, my career has been trials and tribulations and ups and downs, so I have to have true fans riding with me. — Puff Daddy


Picture all the money that I’ve gotten off tours. Now picture me plotting for more. — Puff Daddy


I’m glad the truth is out. I’m glad everyone knows I’m innocent, not guilty. — Puff Daddy


I’m hyperactive, and I went in the studio and I would just start making records, for no reason. — Puff Daddy


At an early age, I started my own paper route. Once I saw how you could service people and do a good job and get paid for it, I just wanted to be the best I could be in whatever I did. — Puff Daddy


I miss my kids sometimes and that can get me down when I’ve been away working, but then I wake up and recognize how incredibly lucky I am. Spending time being down is less time out there achieving and enjoying. — Puff Daddy


Music is the most powerful form of communication in the world. It brings us all together. Even religion separates us, but a hit record unites us across religious beliefs, race, politics. — Puff Daddy


I’m gonna go down in history as being one of the best music men and businessmen in entertainment … The people that I’m going to be greater than are Steven Spielberg, David Geffen and Clive Davis. — Puff Daddy


Bad Boy Entertainment did not shoot anybody. I didn’t shoot anybody. — Puff Daddy


I’m a big Backstreet Boys fan. I always give y’all shoutouts. I love the things y’all do. — Puff Daddy


Ive always been a daydreamer. When the other kids were playing, I was listening to the roar at Yankee Stadium – I was always attracted to the roar of the crowd. — Puff Daddy


Man, I just feel blessed… I was in a situation where the only way I could come out of it was by putting my faith in God. No matter how good my lawyers were, no matter how much celebrity I had, everything was just stacked up against me. — Puff Daddy


I think Hanson is gonna be around for a long time. I think that they’re three great, talented young men. — Puff Daddy


I want to give a shout-out to all my Saudi Arabian brothers and sisters. If you could all please send me some oil for my jet, I would truly appreciate it. — Puff Daddy


Nearly every black man faces an unacceptable level of violence in this society. I’m not different. Money can shield you; it can protect you. But it doesn’t make you white. — Puff Daddy


My mother was always working for a job, so I guess I was always trained that I should have multiple jobs, multiple aspirations. And I remember she had multiple aspirations, always hearing about her dreams and things she did in the past and things she wanted to do. — Puff Daddy


It feels like I could go outside with a bikini thong on right now. — Puff Daddy


Never is my life have I ever experienced anything as crazy as this. — Puff Daddy


There’s a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy’s plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We’re gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa. — Puff Daddy


My message is all about peace. — Puff Daddy


I don’t say it in a cocky way, but I take pride in being one of the best at doing what I do. — Puff Daddy


You must wanna be in the Guinness Book of World Records as the dumbest. — Puff Daddy


It is going to be changed to straight P. Diddy. You could call me P. or Diddy, or P. Diddy. I just want something fresh, man. — Puff Daddy


If you’re looking for a deep album or you’re looking for me to talk about past situations, it’s not even about that. It’s just 14 hot records that are gonna make you dance. — Puff Daddy


We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that’s when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don’t want to make it the focal point. You can’t keep beating that dead horse. — Puff Daddy


It just gets draining on a person being in the papers every day. So I was like, I’m gonna come back here. I want to talk to all the people, the fans. I want to let them know how much I appreciate all their support. — Puff Daddy


Being from New York, there’s three things you know about Hollywood. You know about the Hollywood sign, Sunset Strip and Hollywood Boulevard with the stars. — Puff Daddy


I love New York, it’s always been my home. It has everything – music, fashion, entertainment, impressive buildings, huge parks, street cafes. And it’s very international, with people from all over the world. — Puff Daddy


I take pride in being one of the most successful producers in hip-hop history, having the most successful record in hip-hop history, I have the most number ones. — Puff Daddy


If you want something bad enough and you have that desire, you’ll walk to another state or country if you have to. — Puff Daddy