30 Motivational R. Kelly Quotes & Lyrics

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Many of R. Kelly’s songs are about happiness and enjoying life, which makes his music the perfect set up for some inspirational hip hop quotes.

I’ve compiled a list of some of the most awesome R. Kelly quotes, that come from his own lyrics in his songs. Let me know what you think, and don’t forget to share this list with all your friends and family.

Here are the best R. Kelly quotes of all time:


30 R. Kelly Quotes

1. “Within all of us, there is a storm. Some believe it will never end: but he who has faith in the heavens above will weather any storm.” – R. Kelly

2. “Well, I believe that the depth of your struggle can determine the height of your success. I was inspired to come out of everything I’ve been through and end up in a place where I never thought that I would be.” – R. Kelly

3. “Deep within us all, there is an amazing inner sanctuary of the soul, a holy place, a Divine Center, a speaking Voice. . . . Life from the Center is a life of unhurried peace and power.” – R. Kelly

4. “They say marriage will change you but it didn’t change me. Being in love changed me.” – R. Kelly

5. “You are the world’s greatest when you say you are.” – R. Kelly

6. “You make a right on L, make a left on O, come to a green light and that’s when you can go. You keep straight on V until you come to E, that’s when you see a big sign that say’s welcome to Love Street.” – R. Kelly

7. “If there’s no fire, there’s no scream. If there’s no scream, then no one hears you and no one comes to help you in the first place. The depth of my struggle has definitely determined the height of my success. To be able to teach my kids not just about success but about the struggle that comes with it.” – R. Kelly

8. “I just want to touch your soul, let me pour into you. Fill you with my joy, and make you feel brand new.” – R. Kelly


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9. “I learned a whole lot from my mother. About music, relationships, being a good person, loving people, the whole of life. I learned about everything from her. Every single day I think about her. All through the day.” – R. Kelly


10. “I know my past is not what my future holds.” – R. Kelly

11. “People can say whatever they want about you without knowing the facts. They can criticize you without even knowing you, and hate you when they don’t even know you. All of a sudden, you’re, like, the bin Laden of America. Osama bin Laden is the only one who knows exactly what I’m going through.” – R. Kelly

12. “The depth of your struggle determines the height of your success.” – R. Kelly

13. “In life, you have people that love to party. That’s me. People that love God. That’s me. People that love sex. That’s me. People that love people. That’s me. And people that make mistakes. That’s me also.” – R. Kelly

14. “I want people to notice my writing abilities are real and that I’m not just stuck in one situation.” – R. Kelly

15. “I’m the Ali of today. And a lot of people are starting to realize that now.” – R. Kelly

16. “I’m in love with music, and I’m pregnant by it. It’s like having twins. Or triplets. Or eight-lets!” – R. Kelly


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17. “If I’m going to be a leader then I have to go places that other people are afraid to go to. That’s what makes a leader. To be not afraid to step out and go over the frontline. To stare darkness right in the face.” – R. Kelly


18. “Once I started singing, I didn’t have to try to be cool. I was just one of the coolest guys around.” – R. Kelly

19. “I went from a D all the way to an A-plus, I tell you prayer changes things.” – R. Kelly

20. “The power of pussy, that’s why ni**az get their hair cut.” – R. Kelly

21. “I only feel sorry for weak people. And mostly what I’ve come to find is that the weak people are the ones that are the haters.” – R. Kelly

22. “If we don’t love ourselves, tell me, how can we love somebody else?” – R. Kelly

23. “When a person is found not guilty, they’re found not guilty. And it doesn’t matter if it’s a murder case, it doesn’t matter what case it is when they’re found not guilty, they’re not guilty.” – R. Kelly

24. “If you’re gonna tell your life story, you gotta be honest, or don’t do it.” – R. Kelly

25. “You’re younger, you might want to go to clubs and kick it, but as you get older, you start seeing that life has more meaning to it. The people that you love are the people you want to start trusting and start wanting them to trust you and start respecting them.” – R. Kelly

26. “You know, I’m no different from a fireman. You got to run into a fire no matter how big the blaze is.” – R. Kelly

27. “The forecast today is love all around.” – R. Kelly


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28. “Sometimes silence can seem so loud.” – R. Kelly


29. “I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky.” – R. Kelly

30. “My mother wasn’t rich, and I never have seen my father. I was a street performer. I’ve been shot. And now I’m known around the world, and I’ve touched a lot of people with my music. That’s one of the great testimonies that’s gonna go down in history.” – R. Kelly



Thanks for checking out this list of these incredible R. Kelly quotes. If you’re looking for more hip hop quotes from famous artists such as R. Kelly, then check out this list we created a while ago, compiling some of the best hip hop quotes.

What’s your favorite R. Kelly quote? Leave a comment below.

Emmy Wallin
Emmy Wallin
Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.


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