23 Childish Gambino Quotes About Happiness & Passion

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Childish Gambino, born Donald Glover, is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, rapper, singer, and songwriter.

After releasing several albums and mixtapes himself, Glover signed to Glassnote Records in 2011, and released his first album, Camp, on November 15, 2011.

We’ve put together this collection of the best Childish Gambino quotes:

 

23 Childish Gambino Quotes

1. “A lot of the rap shows I saw as a kid were boring, but if you went to a Rage show or a Justice show, the kids were losing their minds.” – Childish Gambino

2. “We put stereotypes on ourselves. Everybody does that. But I think it’s just a little harder for black kids to just be who they are.” – Childish Gambino

3. “I personally don’t believe people really grow. They just learn stuff when they were a kid, and hold on to it, and that affects every relationship they have.” Childish Gambino

4. “I’m very impatient, so I was like, ‘I want to be able to do whatever I want now.’ But even the biggest stars – you look back and they weren’t overnight.” – Childish Gambino

5. “Careers very rarely are a waste of time; jobs usually are.” – Childish Gambino

6. “I felt like high school for me was like a big whirlpool of me trying to figure out what was OK for me to do.” – Childish Gambino

7. “The thing about stand-up was, I was doing all this sketch and YouTube stuff where I was not being censored and I got to do my own thing, and it was really cool.” – Childish Gambino

8. “Also, I realized a lot of kids are listening to me. Whether I want to be or not, they’re looking up to me.” – Childish Gambino

 

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9. “But I just think I was lucky enough to figure out early on that I wanted to do comedy, so that’s what I put all my effort into.” – Childish Gambino

 

10. “I call ‘Community’ the best day job in the world, because between takes, I get to write music. I get to write sketches. I get to write movies. It’s the best job ever.” – Childish Gambino

11. “I’m probably going to get in trouble for this but ‘American Dad’ is one of my favourite shows. It gets very dark in places but the jokes are there.” – Childish Gambino

12. “When anybody pays you to be creative, you’re very lucky.” – Childish Gambino

13. “Usually, if I think something is really funny, I’m not gonna test it. I’ll just test it when I’m onstage.” – Childish Gambino

14. “Black culture is a fight. We want to hold on to what we are, but sometimes the things that we are can be totally negative. You have to think: can’t we try something new and not be seen as suspect?” – Childish Gambino

15. “I hope in general that my music allows somebody to follow what they really like doing.” – Childish Gambino

16. “Kept looking for something to be in with. Follow someone’s blueprint. But you have to be on your own.” – Childish Gambino

17. “I think that’s what makes a good rapper. Somebody who wants to push themselves and their audience further.” – Childish Gambino

18. “If it makes you nervous- you’re doing it right.” – Childish Gambino

 

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19. “I refuse to go back to not liking who I was.” – Childish Gambino

 

20. “You have to be real with yourself. No one is doing that. People are too concerned with making everything look nice and calm and pretty.” – Childish Gambino

21. “We lay out our lives in a narrative we understand, like a movie, but are you enjoying making it or are you wondering who’s watching my movie.” – Childish Gambino

22. “I am what I am, everything I wanna be.” – Childish Gambino

23. “Being happy is the goal, but greatness is my vision.” – Childish Gambino

 

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