66+ Best Hood Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational hood quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Hood Quotes

I may not be a role model, but I most definitely could be motivation for a lot of people in the hoods. Rick Ross

Rise and rise again until lambs become lions. Robin Hood

The boys in the hood are always hard. Eazy E

If thou wouldst seek justice, thyself must be just. Stephen R. Lawhead

The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf. Marshall McLuhan

So passed the seasons then, so they pass now, and so they will pass in time to come, while we come and go like leaves of the tree that fall and are soon forgotten. Howard Pyle

If we dont heal our own hood, who will? Nelly

Harvey wasn’t interested in the clothes, it was the masks that mesmerized him. They were like snowflakes no two alike. Some were made of wood and of plastic; some of straw and cloth and papier mâché. Some were as bright as parrots, others as pale as parchment. Some were so grotesque he was certain they’d been carved by crazy people; others so perfect they looked like the death masks of angels. There were masks of clowns and foxes, masks like skulls decorated with real teeth, and one with carved flames instead of hair. Clive Barker

Children listen, I’m trying to tell you something good, don’t get caught up in the hood. Dr. Dre

What if there were health food stores on every corner in the hood, instead of liquor stores!? Supa Nova Slom

Don’t slip into the traps, and don’t forget about your ‘hood, the kids in the ‘hood. Remember, you’re disposable, so take advantage while you can. Isaac Hayes

The hood is also a low stress, comfortable life. All your mental energy goes into getting by, so you don’t have to ask yourself any of the big questions. Who am I? Who am I supposed to be? Am I doing enough? In the hood you can be a forty year old man living in your mom’s house asking people for money and it’s not looked down on. You never feel like a failure in the hood, because someone’s always worse off than you, and you don’t feel like you need to do more, because the biggest success isn’t that much higher than you, either. It allows you to exist in a state of suspended animation. Trevor Noah

What people don’t understand is joining a gang ain’t bad, it’s cool, it’s fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it’s cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family’s in the gang. We’re not just killing people every night, we’re just hanging out, having a good time. Snoop Dogg

Perhaps the House had heard Harvey wishing for a full moon, because when he and Wendell traipsed upstairs and looked out the landing window, there hanging between the bare branches of the trees was a moon as wide and as white as a dead man’s smile. Clive Barker

Nah, I don’t really have to spit nothin’ too complex, I just rep for my hood, and it sound correct. Cappadonna

The hood was strangely comforting, but comfort can be dangerous. Comfort provides a floor but also a ceiling. Trevor Noah

Through my life, there have been a lot of devils and a lot of situations, so I’m just goin hard, maintaining, regardless of what people got to say about Ace Hood. Ace Hood

However this miraculous place worked, it seemed real enough. The sun was hot, the soda was cold, the sky was blue, the grass was green. What more did he need to know? Clive Barker

All hoods make not monks. William Shakespeare

An end to my fear of being alone. An end to a soul’s solitude, when death at last arrives. There is something in that, something in there, that comforts. Steven Erikson

Dear mama, yo baby boys doing fine tell the homies I’m in heaven and they aint got hoods. Tupac Shakur

The Knowledge Rule 2080 From maggots to men, the world is a corner bully. Better you knuckle up and go for yours than have to bow your head and tuck your chain. Ta Nehisi Coates

Cause I’m still hood, Hollywood couldn’t change me. Nicki Minaj

Evil Dead film sounds like the Red Hood, but this time the bad red hood. Deyth Banger

As we say in the hood, I’m a stoop kid. Michael K. Williams

I see your manners have not improved with time. He crooked one side of his mouth into a grin. Time was never a factor in my manners. Jenny Elder Moke

What’s good in the hood? Vince McMahon

He followed him like a she snake follows her mate’s killer, the blanket pulled in a hood over his head and his head filled with a thousand questions. Mukta Singh Zocchi

There’s a gang of boys on bikes blocking the road ahead. They’ve got their hoods up, cigarettes shielded. The sky’s a really strange colour and there’s hardly anyone else about. I slow right down. What shall I do? Reverse, Zoey says. They’re not going to move. I wind down the window. Oi! I yell Move your arses! They turn languid, shift lazily to the edge of the road and grin as I blow kisses at them. Zoey looks stunned, What’s got into you? Nothing I just haven’t learned reversing yet. Jenny Downham

My mother once said a man should measure his worth not by the women he has tamed, but by the ones he has let run free. Jenny Elder Moke

The highest religion is to rise to universal brother hood; aye to consider all creatures your equals. Guru Nanak

It’s the freaking American way you start out in a dangerous craphole and work hard so you can someday move up to a somewhat less dangerous craphole. And finally maybe you get a mansion. George Saunders

Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It’s just a different wolf. This fright complex is rooted in every individual. Alfred Hitchcock

To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind. Thomas Hood

Dear Mama, don’t cry, your baby boy’s doin good, Tell the homies I’m in heaven, and they ain’t got hoods. Seen a show with Marvin Gaye last night, it had me shook, Drippin peppermint Schnapps, with Jackie Wilson, and Sam Cooke. Tupac Shakur

Hoods are good parts because they’re always flashy and attract attention. If you’ve got any ability, you can use that as a stepping stone. Richard Widmark

Oh, Men, with Sisters dear! Oh, Men, with Mothers and Wives! It is not linen you’re wearing out, But human creatures’ lives! Stitch stitch stitch, In poverty, hunger, and dirt, Sewing at once, with a double thread, A Shroud as well as a Shirt. Thomas Hood

Our deepest calling is to grow into our own authentic self hood, whether or not it conforms to some image of who we ought to be. As we do so, we will not only find the joy that every human being seeks we will also find our path of authentic service in the world. Parker J. Palmer

There is a silence where hath been no sound, There is a silence where no sound may be, In the cold grave-under the deep deep sea. Thomas Hood

When you walk in your home you don’t have to maintain the same attitude that you had out in the street. You can be different with your people and your family than you are with a person that you run into in the hood. Even them they have to know to respond to you differently in the hood cuz if people see something out of the character that they portray you. They’ll try you. Curtis Jackson

The easiest reading is damned hard writing. Thomas Hood

You have to realize that for some of these people definitely me when I was growing up you treat every day like it’s your last, because that’s the reality of your situation. You never know when someone’s going to go, because you’re living in a war zone. It’s almost like you’re in a jungle, and you’re just waiting for the predator to catch everybody one by one. So everybody cherishes each other. Instead of calling people the n word, you’re calling people loved one. There is a level of appreciation for brothers and sisters in the hood. John Boyega

Imagination is the hood ornament on your car of creativity. Gary Busey

Easy reading is damn hard writing. Thomas Hood

I was given the name by my brother when I was about eleven or twelve years old. He was older than me, and around that age I was starting to get into girls, and when they would call the house for him, and when he was not there, I would try to talk to them. I was trying to be the man and trying to get them to come and see me, not worrying about him. When he found out he started calling me Ice Cube as a joke because he said I was trying to be too cool. I just liked it and started telling everybody in the hood my name is Ice Cube. Ice Cube

Work work work Till the brain begins to swim; Work work work Till the eyes are heavy and dim! Seam, and gusset, and band, Band, and gusset, and seam, Till over the buttons I fall asleep, And sew them on in a dream! Thomas Hood

I was a gangster when I was young. I had a Robin Hood mentality and tended to always want to support the weak against the strong, but sometimes it was cohesive and I really needed to fall in love with the power of education to find the right venue to express my rage. I still have a righteous indignation at injustice, no matter what form it takes. Cornel West

What people don’t understand is joining a gang ain’t bad, it’s cool, it’s fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it’s cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family’s in the gang. We’re not just killing people every night, we’re just hanging out, having a good time. Snoop Dogg

Santa Barbara is my hood. I mean, it’s not much of a hood, but it is definitely like my hood. I claim Santa Barbara like I claim my family. I’m going to be married and buried there. Katy Perry

I grew up in Oklahoma and Missouri, and I just loved film. My folks would take us to the drive in on summer nights, and we’d sit on the hood of the car. I just had this profound love for storytelling. Brad Pitt

Sometimes you do have to bank on yourself. You do have to believe in your ideas enough to really get out there and fight for it despite what people think of some young kids from the hood. Queen Latifah

Sometimes you almost have to laugh to keep from crying to deal with the pain associated with the hood. Gucci Mane

If I hadn’t made it as an actor, I might have wound up a hood. Steve McQueen

I have a former Baltimore City police officer’s uniform and his robe and hood. He was the grand dragon, which means state leader. His day job, what paid his bills, he was a Baltimore City police officer, not an undercover officer in the Klan gathering intelligence, but a bona fide Klansmen on the Baltimore City police force. Daryl Davis

A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed. Michael Behe

I think I’ma make every hood proud. Everybody that ever seen me come up, know what I came from, know how I came up, know where I started. I feel like I’ma just make everybody proud. Roddy Ricch

If I don’t make music I’m going back to the hood. I’ll sell crack. I’m gonna go back to sell crack if I can’t make it in the music business and that’s what I was doing before that. Curtis Jackson

I always liked the idea that America is a big facade. We are all insects crawling across on the shiny hood of a Cadillac. We’re all looking at the wrapping. But we won’t tear the wrapping to see what lies beneath. Tom Waits

Either you are a victim or you victimize someone and in the hood it’s no holds barred. The kid in the schoolyard that doesn’t want to fight always leaves with a black eye. Curtis Jackson

International development aid is based on the Robin Hood principle  take from the rich and give to the poor. Angus Deaton

Even the klan revamped their image by losing the hoods and changing their name to the Tea Party. Daniel Tosh

Back when I was growing up, gangs wasn’t heavy. We was solo thugging. When we got money on our own, the hood got money. It wasn’t about colors or a certain name when I was growing up. We wasn’t doing no gangs. But as the generations change, things change. Yo Gotti

There’s never really been a real hood Christmas movie. Ice Cube

I grew up in the hood, and I was raised to hate cops. But then, I started to realize that they’re people, and they have lives, too. Manny Montana

If anybody ever needs to find me, I’m in the Glendale Whole Foods. I think it’s the greatest Whole Foods on the planet. There are a bunch around the country, but this one seems like it has everything. Plus, everyone is super cool, the flow is fantastic, and it’s in my hood. Theo Rossi