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" You learn a lot about yourself when you have success for a while. Like, a lot of things that you think are really important aren't. But you need that process. "
" If you're familiar with my man Uncle Sam, you understand the only way you can actually feel better about what he's gonna take, come the end of the year, is lifestyle. Only thing you can do is spend some of it. "
" Some people are born with very little; some are fortunate enough to have it all. When I grew up, we didn't have much. I had to hustle to get what I wanted... but I had that hunger for more. I didn't always make the right choices, but I learned from my mistakes. "
" I just feel really good about my accomplishments. I haven't had, like, a party because a deal goes through or something like that. I don't know. I need to develop that - I need to have something that I do when things go right. "
" Eating well was something I learned as I started to be successful and had to travel and perform concerts, which are an intense cardio workout. "
" Since I did the SK Project and I partner with the United Nations World Food Program, I got a lot of different feedback from people online. Through social networks and through the Twitter. I read the comments and see 'em saying, 'People hungry here, Fif.' "
" Puffy's contribution to hip-hop culture was the remix. He offered us the music that his mom played in front of him, with newer drums and younger artists. That worked, and will consistently be there. The remix comes right after the original record, that's something Puffy did to influence the culture. "
" A big mistake people make when they are trying to lose weight is that they stop eating. They'll eat salads once a day and then their body starts trying to protect itself and holds onto the fat. "
" I think Frank Ocean is a talented artist; I think he's created material that made me know his name, that impressed me, with things he said on a song like 'Novacane.' "
" People who actually have money don't want to talk about it. They want to talk about everything else. "
" Every morning I wake up in a home where Mike Tyson previously laid in the bed and he earned over $500 million his career. It makes me conscious. "
" I wanted to do something as an extension of my passion for music. My aim for the STREET by 50 On-Ear Wired Headphone range is to present music as it's meant to be heard, in studio-mastered sound. "
" My grandparents went through a bad experience themselves; they invested money in a church and got burned - the pastor had his own agenda - and my grandfather lost interest in the church after that. That was when I had the option to not go. 'Grandpa ain't going; I'm gonna stay with Grandpa.' "
" Out of frustration, I say things. Now, people listen to me so much I can say it under my breath and everybody hears me... I said in the past that I'm a work in progress, and I feel like I'm progressing. "
" I have a romantic side. "
" When I put out my first mixtape, '50 Cent is the Future,' it was the first tape where an artist did the entire tape in song format. "
" I had to overcome challenge after challenge in order to take my life from nothing to living my dreams. "
" When I'm actually creating music, I try not to listen to the hip-hop records that are going on, because I think, subconsciously, we steal from each other. "
" I like to sort through music and see whatever pops out to me or inspires me. If I could have a production team going and kind of mix records with me, that would be cool; to take the records and have them sound the way I want them to sound. But I'd rather sort though music to find them things. "
" Obama is for same-sex marriage. If the president is saying that, then who am I to go the other way? "
Who Am I
" I like generals. I like Napoleon. I like strategy. The majority of them are praised for mass destruction, but it's exciting to see how it comes to the mind mentally. "
" Hip-hop - it's the safari: it allows people who aren't under those circumstances to come closer to inner-city life, to explore it without actually being in danger. It's something kids in middle America indulge in to be rebellious. "
" I'll have long, straight hair, like down to my back, when I go to Heaven. And I'm not even going to work out, but I'll be in shape. It's a whole new program up there. "
" My new music video, 'My Life' featuring Eminem and Adam Levine, the only person in the actual video who you can physically make out besides myself and Adam Levine is Andre Dirrell. "
" A recession is predominantly for the middle class. Where I come from, the majority of people have always lived in a recession. "
" I think I'll be going to Heaven, because I had good intentions. But my actions are another thing. "
" My work out routine is always changing. It should never stay the same for long periods of time. "
" The importance of 'Dream School' is monumental. Helping to inspire these students to reach their potential is personally gratifying. "
" It's Fifty, not Fiddy. "
" You know how a person is made for something? Eminem is made for hip-hop. The best rapper is a white man. "
" I like the story writing process. I usually use someone who has been trained for structure to take the story that I actually want, place those elements in the right places. "