Russell Simmons Quotes

21 Russell Simmons quotes:

"I try to make my life about service, and hope that one day we can all 'see' a little better because God is with everyone and everywhere."
"I want to fight poverty and ignorance and give opportunity to those people who are locked out."
"I want to promote poetry to the point where you got all the baldhead kids running around doing poetry, getting the music out of the way and having only words, the spoken word, and then see what happens."
"I've been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am, and they help me to execute the vision I have."
"My experiences have been, from the very beginning, cultural and creative. And my business has been a way of exposing the culture, exposing the artists so that the world could hear and see them."
"Art allows people a way to dream their way out of their struggle."
"The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground, ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out, who have not been recognized."
"Well, it's the last step of the civil rights movement: You know, wrap your hands around some money, right?"
Author: Simmons Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Civil Rights Quotes
"Judgment of the people in the situation is not helpful. How can you help them is the question."
"If you learn late, you pass it on to people so they can learn early. It's a step process."
"Look at all the billionaires. If I know 15 billionaires, I know 13 unhappy people."
"Last year my wife got a Rolls-Royce."
"Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation."
"Poverty and lack of knowledge must be challenged."
"Hip hop is from the underground. It's from the underbelly [of America]. The poetry [music] is an expression from people from the trailers to the projects whose stories are not told."
Author: Simmons Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We are excited to honor three individuals who have done so much to support the creativity of so many."
Author: Simmons Quotes Category: Creativity Quotes
"College kids go off to school and they get twisted with credit."
Author: Simmons Quotes Category: College Quotes
"Seeing these heroes is inspiring. T.I. has authority."
Author: Simmons Quotes Category: Authority Quotes
"You'll see a lot of funny stuff, you'll see a lot of daddy-knows-best stuff, you'll see a lot of me and my wife trying to hold the family together."
Author: Simmons Quotes Category: Funny Quotes
"The commemoration deserves the respect and support of all people of good will who cherish the universal love of humanity, ... The time has come for the Hip-Hop community and all of us to come together and participate in a movement which will have a fundamental influence on the lives of this generation and generations to come."
Author: Simmons Quotes Category: Humanity Quotes

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