97+ Best Dope Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational dope quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Dope Quotes

I think people understand me, me as a person and what I went through because I kept it on the plate. I never hid nothing. I was never in the closet. I smoked dope, I gang banged, I did this, I did that; whatever I did it was always out. — Snoop Dogg

A positive or negative dope test is not the full story. This goes on until we have a final conclusion with all elements. — Arne Ljungqvist

You are the music while the music lasts. — T. S. Eliot

When I was growing up, I saw the Aaliyah shirts, the DMX shirts, or the collab shirts with DMX and Aaliyah when they had a single together. Those were the dope collage shirts with their faces all over it. They were doing cool things like that. — ASAP Ferg

I just want to be remembered as a dope MC. As somebody who really covered a lot of ground and became internationally known. — Raekwon

Radio’s a scary thing for me. It’s dope to be on there. — Mac Miller

I have visualizations where I’m living in a really cool place – probably outside of town – with a really dope studio where I can record music or film things. Just have my own mini production house. That’s really the thing I’d love to end up with the most and only do gigs when I needed to and also amass a little bit of a crew around me. — Reggie Watts

People are getting cynical about the news. It doesn’t seem like there’s one place to watch where you get the straight dope. You watch the channel that proves your point. — Jason Sudeikis

The truth is that most families have no smart ones and no pretty ones. Most families are a bunch of unattractive dopes. And it turns out that the Bush family, like most families, has no smart ones. I was not surprised to see this. — Fran Lebowitz

I was once a shameless, full-time dope fiend. — Gus Van Sant

There’s a demon in me, and he’s still around. Without the dope, we have a bit more of a chat these days. — Keith Richards

Apparently, an undocumented side effect of dope is a gross overestimation of one’s own intelligence. Dopers become convinced they’ve hidden their stash so well a cop won’t find it. They’re always wrong. — Alafair Burke

Yo! You’re my dope dealer not my thesis adviser. If I wanted your opinion about my dissertation, I’d have asked for it, Motherfucker! — Mark Leyner

I have a basic indolence about me which is essential to writing. … It’s thinking time, it’s hanging-out time, it’s daydreaming time. You know, it’s lie-around-the-bed time, it’s sitting-like-a-dope-in-your-chair time. And that seems to me essential to any work. — Grace Paley

I think it’s so dope that I’m here in Chicago and contributing to the music scene that’s thriving. People are so happy Chicago’s shining that everyone is willing to say ‘I represent Chicago.’ That wasn’t always the case. — Chance The Rapper

Who the hell uses a burner cell phone when they’re not trying to hide something? [..] Only dope dealers, and Hell’s Angels, and Tony Soprano use burner cell phones. — Pat Martin

If you don’t cheat, you look like an idiot; if you cheat and don’t get caught, you look like a hero; if you cheat and get caught, you look like a dope. Put me where I belong. — Darrell Waltrip

I’m in between homes right now, but my last house was dope. — Method Man

He cold, he dope, he might sell coke He always in the air but he never fly coach — Nicki Minaj

I will not lose, for even in defeat/There’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me — Jay-Z

As for me… I’m fine. I have bad dreams, but I never saw Mister Duck again. I play video games. I smoke a little dope. I got my thousand-yard stare. I carry a lot of scares. I like the way that sounds. I carry a lot of scares. — Alex Garland

How much does it cost to entice a dope-smoking UNIX system guru to Dayton? — Brian Boyle

the flip side of success is fear. And fear is the devil. And success is the devil’s dope. — Elizabeth Ashley

All my life I have been happiest when the folks watching me said to each other, `Look at the poor dope, wilya? — Buster Keaton

The Rope a Dope would not have existed without the Big Dope. — George Foreman

To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser. — Robertson Davies

I pissed away over ten million dollars On dope and crack I passed away deader than a door knob But now I’m back — Al Jourgensen

It appeared he tried to throw the dope out. — Yvonne Martinez

It’s the first time I’ve seen people waiting outside my home, … but we’re accustomed to this type of news generating more news than the sport. I am serene because I have nothing to hide. I train every day and I don’t have to take dope to become better. — Roberto Heras

These guys have been bringing dope in from Mexico for a while. They have been one of the main distribution hubs in northwest Arkansas for pot. — Doug Gay

My homies in Gadsden aren’t as exposed as I am culturally, which is awesome – that’s why I love going home. I’m in the kitchen with people who don’t know anything but the simple life, what’s important to them, and what’s dope. — Yelawolf

There’s a lot of dopes in life, and in film school. The interesting people are usually easy to find. — Tim Heidecker

This could be what we call a ‘stash house’ where they (drug dealers) just pay somebody to sit on the dope for a little while until they can find someone to pick it up. Any time we get five pound of cocaine, it will make an impact. But don’t expect it to last very long, they’ll be back in business soon. — Lt. Sanders

‘Something Good’ is a feel-good song. A reminder that you’re dope and have something wonderful to offer life and yourself and the world. — Estelle

I’m pretty sure people thought I was like a dope rapper. — Big Pun

With what dope I got I think it fills me in pretty well. — Dashiell Hammett

The ’60s are gone, dope will never be as cheap, sex never as free, and the rock and roll never as great. — Abbie Hoffman

In this state, dig it, you get twenty years for sale of dope to a minor. You only get five to ten for manslaughter. So like, the thing is, if you’re selling to a kid and cops come, shoot the kid real quick! — Abbie Hoffman

I finally came to the decision that I couldn’t do it like that anymore. So I surrendered to that. I did (the Sabbath reunion tour) without anything – cigarettes, tobacco, dope, anything. And I had so much more fun without it. — Ozzy Osbourne

The last show we played, I was straight as a die. It did feel weird not to be hiding behind alcohol or dope, but being focused was… good. — Ronnie Wood

I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles. — Glenn Frey

But even the Four Horsemen of Kidporn, Dope Dealers, Mafia and Terrorists don’t worry me as much as totalitarian governments. It’s been a long century, and we’ve had enough of them. — Bruce Sterling

Jazz is capable of doing much more than depicting the dope fiend and the drunk and the slinky gal. In our show there are many very funny sequences where we were able to use jazz as it can be used-in a happy way. — Henry Mancini

Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that’s usually how you end up crying? — Chuck Palahniuk

There are periods of history when the visions of madmen and dope fiends are a better guide to reality than the common-sense interpretation of data available to the so-called normal mind. This is one such period, if you haven’t noticed already. — Robert Wilson

I was hiding out from the celebrity thing, I was smoking way too much dope, I was sitting on the couch, and just turning into a doughnut, and I really got irritated with myself. — Brad Pitt

I’m clean and dope like heroin soap — Andy Milonakis

Oh they’re just stealing them to cash it in for dope money or whatever … all it is is young kids, they don’t have anything better to do but steal from people. — Mark Smith

I’d swear to God, if I were a piano player or an actor or something and all those dopes thought I was terrific, I’d hate it. I wouldn’t even want them to clap for me. People always clap for the wrong things. If I were a piano player, I’d play it in the goddam closet. — J. D. Salinger

The streets helps you a lot in music, cause it let’s you know that you can’t trust nobody and that nobody’s gonna wait for you. You can’t just sit there with dope in your pocket and think that people are gonna come to you. You gotta put the product out there. — Schoolboy Q

Both destiny’s kisses and its dope-slaps illustrate an individual person’s basic personal powerlessness over the really meaningful events in his life: i.e. almost nothing important that ever happens to you happens because you engineer it. Destiny has no beeper; destiny always leans trenchcoated out of an alley with some sort of Psst that you usually can’t even hear because you’re in such a rush to or from something important you’ve tried to engineer. — David Foster Wallace

If you think dope is for kicks and for thrills, you’re out of your mind. There are more kicks to be had in a good case of paralytic polio or by living in an iron lung. — Billie Holiday

Once I got to be about twenty-five, I got interested in the music of the time. I started smokin’ dope, I started drinking, I started slowing down and trying to find myself. I didn’t want to work in nightclubs. — Gregory Hines

Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon. — Abbie Hoffman

Today’s students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude. — Jesse Jackson

Thirty-five years ago I smoked dope and probably could have come up with something like that. To me, it’s better to have no slogan than to come up with something like that. There’s too much scratching the head about ‘What does that mean? — Darrell Bryan

Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you – and kill you the long, slow, hard way. — Billie Holiday

It was the basilica of gossip, the Vatican of inside dope. — Robert Hughes

I wrote a song called ‘Green Day’ because I was smoking a lot of dope. — Billie Joe Armstrong

I’ll be getting all types of crazy fans, from the hoodest dude to the straight-up dude in a business suit. It’s dope. I have a crazy wide-range fan base. — Danny Brown

All dope can do for you is kill you… the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you. — Billie Holiday

Australian people are dope. They’re so fun. They want to just have a good time, and they have a great sense of humour. — Erin Heatherton

In the new American ghetto, the nightmare engine is bubble economics, a kind of high-tech casino scam that kills neighborhoods just like dope does, only the product is credit, not crack or heroin. It concentrates the money of the population in just a few hands with brutal efficiency, just like narco-business, and just as in narco-business the product itself, debt, steadily demoralizes the customer to the point where he’s unable to prevent himself from being continually dominated. — Matt Taibbi

If you got a dope girl, there’s going to be people that want her. But I don’t know, I’ve always kept my ‘A-game’ on point. I just make a point to make sure the woman that I’m with is taken care of. You got to keep it new, so I go out of my way to make them feel special. — Lance Gross

I discovered rock’n’roll. You could go round Europe in a van with your best mates, drinking beer, smoking dope and screwing chicks. — Ozzy Osbourne

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. — Paul Simon

Learn, he says, that there will be hours, days and months ahead of feeling absolutely terrible and nothing can change that; neither new girlfriends, health professionals, changes of diet, dope, humility, or God. — Charles Bukowski

I used to be focused on being the dopest rapper in the game, and then once that became what I was, I wanted something different, and I wanted to become the best businessman in the game. I wanted to learn how to master the business like I mastered the rap. — Snoop Dogg

One minute I’m robbing a dope house. Next minute I’m the youngest heavyweight champion of the world. I’m only 20, 19, with a lot of money. Who am I? What am I? I don’t even know who I am. I’m just a dumb child who’s being abused and robbed by lawyers. I’m just a dumb pugnacious fool. I’m just a fool who thinks he’s someone. Then you tell me I should be responsible. — Mike Tyson

Nothing against Nicki Minaj – I think she’s a dope lyricist, and her body is perfect, along with a dope personality. But I’m more into a woman who’s not so much into the spotlight. — Jeremih

I was playing a part of someone dealing dope on a street corner – and there was a guy actually dealing heroin right there. I looked at him, he looked at me, and I got real confused. — Al Pacino

I’d take out a joint and light it. First, just faking it. Then I started lighting live joints, passing them around to the band, you know. I was great, it relieved all my tensions. And I ended up with the greatest supply of grass ever. Other acts up and down the Strip heard about what I was doing – Little Anthony and the Imperials, people like that – and started sending me the best dope in the world. I never ran out. — Barbra Streisand

If you can just convince the dope people that the gun people are right and the gun people that the dope people are right, we could actually live in a lot more freedom. — Penn Jillette

Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate. — Arnold Bennett

The officers believed a dope deal had taken place, — Ricky Boren

If anyone wants to know what the definition of ‘dope’ means, it’s: ‘Definition of Public Enemy. — Flavor Flav

Groups like The Mountain Brothers just have to keep on doing what they’re doing – just make it dope and just make it different. And not try to compete with other people of color. — Chad Hugo

I am fed up with a system which busts the pot smoker and lets the big dope racketeer go free. — George McGovern

You don’t want to get stuck with a record that you’ve done with someone that you feel obligated to put out – that’s not really dope, just because you made an effort to get together and work. — Yelawolf

Every time you see me that Hammer’s just so hype I’m dope on the floor and I’m magic on the mic — MC Hammer

Later that night, I was flying. I asked him what was going on and he told me that he put some dope in my drink. I felt the euphoria and the high, and I wanted to do it again. — Danielle Brown

People are broad-minded. They’ll accept the fact that a person can be an alcoholic, a dope fiend, a wife beater, and even a newspaperman, but if a man does not drive, there is something wrong with him. — Art Buchwald

I think Lil Wayne is definitely a dope rapper. — Common

Every gathering has its moment. As an adult, I distract myself by trying to identify it, dreading the inevitable downswing that is sure to follow. The guests will repeat themselves one too many times, or you’ll run out of dope or liquor and realize that it was all you ever had in common. — David Sedaris

With ‘Acid Rap,’ I allowed myself to be really open-minded and free with who I allowed into my musical space. I wanted to make a cohesive product, but I also just want to make a bunch of dope songs inspired by whatever sounds I liked. — Chance The Rapper

That’s what I hate about the war on drugs. All day long we see those commercials: Here’s your brain, here’s your brain on drugs, Just Say No, Why do you think they call it dope? And then the next commercial is [singing] This Bud’s for yooouuuu. C’mon, everybody, let’s be hypocritical bastards. It’s okay to drink your drug. We meant those other drugs. Those untaxed drugs. Those are the ones that are bad for you. — Bill Hicks

In my day, the principal concerns of university students were sex, smoking dope, rioting and learning. Learning was something you did only when the first three weren’t available. — Bill Bryson

I like Jeremy Scott, and he has some really dope sneakers. — Theophilus London

Cause I’m a stealer, fresh up out the dealer All the dope boys gon feel her — Nicki Minaj

There’s something that happens in that delivery room, when a woman becomes ten times more a woman, and a guy becomes six times less a man. You feel really dopey and useless and like a spectator. I did, anyway. — Paul Reiser

What a turnaround in sentiment ‘Glee’ exemplifies. It was only a few years ago that pursuing the dream of a Broadway career or cabaret stardom relegated some poor yearning dope to a lavender ghetto of losers, self-deluders, and social rejects. — James Wolcott

Upsetting the dope is a favorite pastime in baseball. Past performances count for but little in the national pastime. Reputations don’t get you anywhere. A club is judged solely on results, and to get results, you must win ball games. — Billy Evans

Getting help for substance abuse can be reduced to the deceptively simple focus of ‘keeping away from the dope.’ But what does getting help with depression mean? Learning to keep away from your own mind? — Elizabeth Wurtzel

One thing that was really dope for me was that my dad had a ’78 Corvette, ’78 or ’76 Corvette all my life. It always needed to be fixed up. I remember it’s just been sitting in the driveway for years, and I got it fixed from top to bottom for his birthday. — Sevyn Streeter

She begged them from her jail cell to get her son out of the dope house. — Donald Brown

Without Scientology, I would be in an alley somewhere looking for dope. — Giovanni Ribisi

I bet you never heard of a playa with no game, Told the truth to get what I want, but shot it with no shame. Take this music dead serious while others entertain. I see they makin’ they paper so I guess I can’t complain…or can I? I feel they disrespectin’ the whole thang. Them hooks like sellin’ dope to black folks, And I choke when the food they serve ain’t tastin’ right, My stomach can’t digest it even when I bless it… — Andre Benjamin

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