113+ Best Big Sean Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Profoundly inspirational Big Sean quotes, punchlines and lyrics will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Big Sean Quotes

I get sick all the time because I get no rest and sleep, but it’s definitely worth it. – Big Sean

There’s definitely a thin line between being tasteful and tacky. – Big Sean

A man that can master patience can master anything. – Big Sean

I got a dream that’s worth more than my reality. – Big Sean

I want people to feel like they can do anything. – Big Sean

I’m just a Westside lover, I leave females in my sheets and all my feelings in a rubber. – Big Sean

Seafood is one of my biggest pet peeves. – Big Sean

Million-dollar deals in my email, you mad as hell you ain’t CC’ed – Big Sean

I just remember I wanted to make my own dynasty and not keep following trends. I wanted to make my own. – Big Sean

I feel like when you’re a celebrity, people dehumanize you and they forget you’re a real person. – Big Sean

Sometimes I feel like putting on a blazer with just a T-shirt. – Big Sean

It’s easier to record in LA than in New York and Detroit, because the space in LA is green, and there’s sunshine, and I need all those positive vibes. – Big Sean

I don’t call my people fans, I call them believers, because they go above and beyond. – Big Sean

I wanted to make the soundtrack of people’s lives. – Big Sean

Lil Wayne is somebody who I used to ride to school listening to in my car. You know from Tha Carter to Tha Carter II, to Dedication 1 & 2, to Da Drought, his mixtapes. You know you got that for him as him being a rap legend, somebody who you look up to. – Big Sean

Definitely people like Kanye, inspired me to work hard. He’s somebody who I’ve seen put that grind in over the years. – Big Sean

Acting is a grind, just like music is a grind. Sometimes it takes longer than what you can give. – Big Sean

Bout to inhale like I’m finnin to see Satan. We’re Satanic. It’s the law. – Big Sean

I want to win some awards, sell more records – just do whatever I want. – Big Sean

I just knew what I wanted to be since the third grade. And I always did well in school, I was the type to get good grades, I never really got below Cs or nothing like that. I always kept it A-B. But there’s no school for rap. – Big Sean

Chains and stuff are nice, don’t get me wrong I love them and I wear chains, but I can do without it. – Big Sean

I ended up getting a lion chain. I had to make my own mascot – I want to start my own dynasty eventually. – Big Sean

My white girl Veronica, black girl Monica, Got me celebrating Christma-Hanu-Kwanzaa-kah, Rocking dashikis with a yarmulke. – Big Sean

I think it’s tacky to have chains that go all the way down to your crotch. – Big Sean

Feeling more comfortable onstage is something I’ve worked on – it’s really about just being the artist I am. – Big Sean

I feel like I changed hip-hop. – Big Sean

I write my own lyrics completely on my own. Sometimes I have people helping me with concepts or like choruses and stuff sometimes, but mostly I write all my own songs by myself, especially the verses and a lot of the choruses. – Big Sean

I’m really vulnerable onstage because it’s just me. I’m not really trying to put up a front or act a certain way. – Big Sean

It was probably in third grade – I had a super fake, gold herringbone chain. I don’t remember if it was my mom’s or how I got it, but ever since then, I’ve loved chains. – Big Sean

Everything I wanted to do was big. I feel like my music is big, the mark I’m leave in this world is big, so I feel like that’s the perfect name. – Big Sean

I think gold is made for kings and pharaohs – that’s what I am. – Big Sean

I just always stay honest with myself. All my stuff isn’t boastful, but some of it is. But that’s just the music, the art. – Big Sean

I think just dreaming big and having aspirations is important. So you know I want to be the greatest of all time at what I do and if you’re not trying to be the greatest at what you do then you’re not doing it for real. – Big Sean

I feel like you should be confident in whatever you do, and a lot of my new music [that’s coming out] I want people to judge more so than the music I’ve put out recently, because I feel like it’s really changed a lot. – Big Sean

Being in the Midwest, you get the best of all worlds and add your own flavor to it. – Big Sean

I work really hard – that doesn’t mean I deserve anything, but it’s really cool to see the positive reaction people give to something you worked so hard on. It’s one of the best feelings. – Big Sean

Man, I just ended up on everybody guestlist. I’m just doing better than what everybody projected. – Big Sean

I’m not compromising myself in any way, I love just doing whatever I want and showing people it’s real. – Big Sean

Sometimes when you make good stuff and you love it, it gets outdated sometimes, because you’ve held on to it so long, you may not like it like you used to. – Big Sean

I don’t judge too much as long as it’s good. As long as it’s good music and good artistry, I’m with it. – Big Sean

Notorious B.I.G. was one of my favorites. I started getting into hip-hop around the Bad Boy era. – Big Sean

In the studio, I always put on National Geographic for inspiration. Looking at lions eating gazelles, all that type of stuff. – Big Sean

When I graduated from high school, the teacher said I was throwing my life away following music. – Big Sean

I feel I can really relate to a lot of young people. – Big Sean

I really just appreciate good jewelry, clarity, gold. I think gold is made for kings and pharaohs – that’s what I am. That’s why I rock gold and, you know, stuff like that. – Big Sean

It was just cool to see my friends so inspired, and I’m by no means the biggest rapper in the world, but I’m on my way up. I feel like I’m going to keep going and delivering good music every time. It was cool to show people that it’s real to do what you want to do. – Big Sean

Ariana is a huge supporter of mine; she’s a big fan – she told me that when I met her. She’s cool, her voice is crazy, she’s got a great, great voice. – Big Sean

I hate all the old pictures of me before 2010 – and they are always the first ones to come up. That’s why I don’t Google myself, man. – Big Sean

It has no color to it. If you can rap good, you can rap good. I look at Mac Miller, who’s one of my homies, and I look at Wiz Khalifa, who’s one of my homies, and I don’t look at Mac different because he’s white. He’s my homie. – Big Sean

The higher the goal, the harder the climb, but after that the bigger the muscle the, smarter the mind. – Big Sean

Patience is the ability to accept trouble, suffering, delay without getting angry or upset, I feel like if you can master patience you can master anything. – Big Sean

Used to tell me the sky’s the limit, now the sky is our point of view. – Big Sean

I’m not that big, physically. I’m just big where it counts – I got a big heart! – Big Sean

You live and you learn, man. I’ve learned you can’t wait on anybody. You have to raise your awareness yourself. – Big Sean

From the inside looking out you can never see how it looks from the outside looking in. – Big Sean

Girls only say I hate you to the guys that they love – Big Sean

I’d be a billionaire if I could get a dollar for all the bullsh*t that I hear a day. – Big Sean

God made me in my beautiful form so I’m just trying to execute it. – Big Sean

I just wanted to do something that had some meaning that I can look back and be proud of, that my family can look back and be proud of. – Big Sean

I never want to look back on life and say I wish I did something, and I don’t want anybody else to do that. – Big Sean

Instead of thinking about work the next day or thinking about what you have to do, if you live in the moment, you’ll have some of the best times of your life. – Big Sean

It’s evolution, man. Eventually the student becomes the teacher. – Big Sean

Even though it’s tiring, I’m having the time of my life. – Big Sean

I’m the type to have a bullet-proof condom and still gotta pull out. – Big Sean

The best advice I have been given is to live in the moment, as cliché as that sounds. It’s crazy. – Big Sean

My mom keeps me going, man. She deserves such a good life. I just wanna give it to her. My dad, too. My family, my friends, they keep me motivated. Just knowing my personal legend, just knowing what I’m supposed to do, that keeps me going. – Big Sean

Are you willing to give up what you love, for who you love? – Big Sean

High ends, high spending. We just trying to end life on a high note. – Big Sean

To live in the moment is truly an art and is truly a talent, because when you live in the moment then you are truly the master of your whole life and you’ll have the best times. – Big Sean

Man the life of a workaholic… You either on ya work or just workin on it. – Big Sean

There are so many people with great work ethics that I’ve been around. I try and take the best qualities from the people I admire and apply it to my own self. – Big Sean

Gettin’ dressed up for court, that’s a lawsuit – Big Sean

I grew up on the west side of Detroit – 6 mile and Wyoming – so I was really in the ‘hood. And I would go to school at Detroit Waldorf, and that was not the ‘hood. Growing up in Detroit was good. I had a good perspective, a well-rounded one, and not being one-sided. – Big Sean

I was a telemarketer in my senior year at high school. I had to sell prosthetic limbs to paralyzed veterans. I was making 150 bucks a week and it was horrible. – Big Sean

I feel like I’m able to relate to all races of people because when you learn to tap into the raw emotion of a person, that goes past color. – Big Sean

I waste a lot of money buying the same pair of shoes. – Big Sean

I definitely consider myself a Christian. There are things that I believe in, there’s things I have a self-belief on. I know I got a great relationship with God and the universe. I just believe in being a righteous person and karma. Doing unto others as you would have done unto you. I really want to help teach that. – Big Sean

Fame necessarily isn’t really tied to success at all. Fame is just being recognized for doing what you do, whether it’s good or bad. Osama bin Laden was famous. – Big Sean

People who tend to listen to my music have come back and said, ‘Yo, this is my anthem. This is what I live by.’ – Big Sean

I want to change the world. I want to be a part of culture. I want to help teach. – Big Sean

I never look at it like I’m wasting money when I’m buying gold. – Big Sean

With the super-duper flow, I created that one word rhyme style. – Big Sean

I think a lot of my fans are anxious for more than just my singles. They know I’m a dreamer. They know I’m someone who is real spiritual. I love to have fun, and I always have fun songs – songs you can party to. But I also always have songs you can live to, that when you’re depressed, it may lift your spirits up. – Big Sean

It’s a real player move to take a girl wine-tasting on a date – she’ll like that. – Big Sean

Definitely just growing up in general influenced me; Detroit happened to be where I was. I feel like the city definitely has made an impact on my life and made me who I am. Detroit has an unmistakable soul – nobody can duplicate the soul we bring to the game. From Motown to J Dilla to Eminem to anything. – Big Sean

Sometimes eight chains go together really well, depending on the length – how short they are, how small they are. – Big Sean

My music is the essence of Detroit. At one time, we were the center of the world, man – Motor City. – Big Sean

When I’m home, I cook my own dinner, all organic. – Big Sean

I feel like ‘Beware’ is a heartfelt song – it’s something that is definitely a story, something that I cultivated from personal stories, some from just other stories in just wanting to make a good song. – Big Sean

I got this tiger head ring that’s similar to a Cartier ring. I had my jeweler Sean from Detroit make it similar to the Cartier ring, but gold and diamonded-out. That’s my Detroit tiger. It’s made with two different golds – the bottom is yellow, and the top is gold. – Big Sean

You’re in good spirits when you create and produce great music. All situations inspire music in different ways, man, from good situations, bad situations, depression, falling in love, falling out of love. I’ve been going through all those type of things. – Big Sean

Kids that I went to school with didn’t know how to interact with black people like that. There were only, like, three or four black kids in the class. – Big Sean

The thing was, at a young age, my mom and my grandma always tried to keep me out of the streets as much as they could, so they put me in a private school when I was super young. – Big Sean

You can go up to the editor of ‘Vogue,’ and she might think I have horrible style, or maybe she thinks I have great style. Who knows? I don’t really know too much about it: I just know what I like and what I don’t like. I love clothes and making my own clothes and shoes, like I got to do with Adidas. – Big Sean

My mom graduated from the University of Michigan, which is a great school. Then she got her Master’s from NYU. She wanted to be an actress, so when she graduated, she had a dream, and she started following it. She moved to New York and took acting classes with people like Denzel Washington. – Big Sean

For me, personally, Detroit is a melting pot for everything. We get the best from the East Coast, West Coast and down South. – Big Sean

People don’t realize I’m a very spiritual person. – Big Sean

Adidas is just right. They’ve been, like, a partner I couldn’t be more thankful for. I really feel like they’ve helped increase my popularity. You know? It’s tight to be able to attach to their brand and be able to add whatever I can offer to their brand. It’s nice to know that they appreciate it. They are always showing love. – Big Sean

I had an advantage because people would post me on blogs because I had co-signs from Kanye West, Def Jam, and G.O.O.D. Music. Everything I put out, the blogs would put up. When I realized that, I used that to my advantage and helped build my following on my own. – Big Sean

I still got a lot to learn about fashion. I’m somebody who experiments, somebody who’s finding their way. I’m young, and I don’t really know if there’s any guide to style in what’s right and what’s wrong. I just dress as an extension of how I’m feeling. If I feel crazy, then I’m gonna rock something crazy. – Big Sean

I usually sing a lot on my mixtapes. I sing a lot on songs that just really aren’t singles. Even my first single, ‘My Last,’ which I feel like is more pop than anything – I was originally singing the chorus on there. I’m used to that. I’ve always had fresh melodies. – Big Sean

It just makes you a better artist when you’re with people who are great artists themselves. Being around Kanye, soaking up all the knowledge, all the stuff he got. – Big Sean

There’s a lot of shoes that people consider high-end fashion, from Balenciaga to this and that or whatever, and the Pro Models are very similar to me. They’re very fashionable to me – the design and the shape of them. I just like them. – Big Sean

Working with Kanye is one of the greatest things ever. It’s also one of the most nerve-wracking things ever. He’s, like, the most critical, particular, artistic person ever. – Big Sean

I’m a sneakerhead. I probably have a couple hundred pair of shoes. I got all sorts of shoes. – Big Sean

Kanye didn’t sign me to hold my hand and walk me through my career. He signed me because he believed in me as an artist and gave me a co-sign. I didn’t see that at first. I saw it as him about to hold my hand, and I’m about to be the biggest artist because he’s the biggest artist, you know? – Big Sean

I don’t really write any of my raps down. The same, Kanye don’t write any of his raps down. Common. It’s easy that way. For me, personally, I figure I will lose some of the inspiration in the time of me writing it down, or I’ll say it a certain way because I wrote it a certain way. – Big Sean

Yeah, I record on voice memos. I got like 1,000-something memos. If I’m in the middle of something and I can’t get it done, I’ll jot it down, but I never write a rap out, ever. – Big Sean

I come from a family of scholars who got their Master’s degrees. To my grandma – and to a lot of people – an education was a way of making it out of the worst parts of their life. – Big Sean

I probably wasted a couple of thousand dollars on some dumb-ass clothes. – Big Sean

As I put out more music, I really want to get to the point where people feel like my show is a must-see. – Big Sean

Eminem was the biggest rapper in the world, but I didn’t know Eminem and I didn’t know anybody who knew Eminem. – Big Sean

People in college, if you’re getting recognized for getting good grades, you’re finally famous. If you get recognized for playing the drums, if you’re being recognized for making good ass beats, good ass raps, you’re finally famous. – Big Sean

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