88 Mac Miller Inspirational Quotes About Life and Mental Health

Thriving with life and musical talent — Mac Miller was more than just a hip-hop artist to his listeners. He started rapping at the young age of 15 and debuted with an album that made it to the top of U.S. Billboard

Mac was known for constantly evolving as a musician. He experimented with different styles of music and melodies, and always brought something different with each release.

Unfortunately, Mac Miller’s story met a tragic end when he died of overdose in 2018 at the age of 26. He was open about his struggle with drug addiction, and his untimely death shed a lot of light on the sobriety and mental health.

With that in mind, here are some famous quotes and sayings from Mac Miller’s life which all of us can learn lessons from:

Inspirational Mac Miller Quotes

1.) “Enjoy the best things in your life cuz you ain’t gonna get to live it twice.” – Mac Miller

2.) “Your life’s short, don’t ever question the length. It’s cool to cry, don’t ever question your strength.” – Mac Miller

3.) “To me, women have always been the sturdiest people in my life and have been incredible sources of energy.” – Mac Miller

4.) “In the quest to be a man, you start to learn you need your family. If it wasn’t for them, I’d be way closer to insanity.” – Mac Miller

5.) “Some people need to just stop thinking about everything they do and just do it.” – Mac Miller

6.) “Stand by those who stand by you.” – Mac Miller

7.) “None of my friends were fake, but none of my clothes designer.” – Mac Miller

8.) “I don’t know if I’m a feminist, but I just know that I am all for outspoken, powerful women.” – Mac Miller

9.) “Don’t count the number of friends you have, but the number of friends you can count on.” – Mac Miller

10.) “I’m 21 years old, and I think that I’ve got a lot of perspective in life.” – Mac Miller

11.) “A penny for your thoughts, a dollar for your dreams.”– Mac Miller

12.) “Go through the worst to reach the ecstasy.” – Mac Miller

13.) “People don’t really give me much anymore, and for good reason. I have to pay for a lot of stuff now, I can afford a lot more than I ever could before. No one really gives me

14.) “You could have the world in the palm of your hand, but it don’t mean a thing ’til you change it.” — Mac Miller

15.) “The life you live is more important than the words you speak.” – Mac Miller

16.) “If it ain’t about a dream, then it ain’t about me.”- Mac Miller

17.) “If you’re an artist who’s built on marketing and hype, then most likely, I won’t listen to you.” – Mac Miller

18.) “People change and things go wrong, but just remember, life goes on.” – Mac Miller

19.) “If you didn’t make mistakes, you wouldn’t get far.” — Mac Miller

20.) “I can have a song with Ariana Grande that is going to be the song for all the kids and the teen girls, and then another song that could be for a different group of people who all love the song. I’m with whoever. Whatever type of people want to love the music and whatever they love about the music is fine with me.” — Mac Miller

21.) “When being unable to differentiate a good from a bad decision—it has become time to follow your heart.” — Mac Miller

22.) “Blessed with some success, so I’mma try my best to live my life right. When I see God, he’ll be impressed.” — Mac Miller

23.) “It’s hard to dream when you’re deep inside of one.” — Mac Miller

24.) “I always thought I’d look corny in the type of rap video in the club with girls, and all that type of stuff. I just didn’t think I could really pull that off. We always think it’s more fun and better just to go outside the box and to use our videos to show cool concepts.” — Mac Miller

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Mac Miller Quotes About Happiness

25.) “No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile.” – Mac Miller

26.) “Never make yourself feel like nothing, to make someone else feel like everything.” – Mac Miller

27.) “I like seeing good people win.” – Mac Miller

28.) “I think, a lot of times, people just want to be cool, and to be in love is not cool. But I think it’s the coolest. I think love is the coolest thing that there is.” – Mac Miller

29.) “There’s a lot of beauty in the world, so go hang out and go be a part of the solution rather than the problem.” – Mac Miller

30.) “I just have always felt as long as I’m  percent honest, then it’s just me. It’s a lot easier to sleep at night that way.” – Mac Miller

31.) “You know how much you love it when you get it in abundance.” – Mac Miller

32.) “I just like to sing for people who have lost love.” – Mac Miller

33.) “My ideology was, if I just make very happy music, very happy music, then people will forget about whatever their problems are. I will forget about my problems.” – Mac Miller

34.) “I’m an honest man, my mama told me never put it on the lotto and I work for everything I get that is my motto.” – Mac Miller

35.) “Everyone that I work with is a friend. I won’t make a record with anyone unless we kick it.” – Mac Miller

36.) “People put their voice everywhere. All through Instagram comments. As minuscule and kind of stupid as that is, at the same time, it’s dope. People really feel like, ‘I have to say something,’ which is sometimes a little much, but like, ‘Go ahead, man. Speak away.’” – Mac Miller

37.) “When I was a kid, this was always my dream: to live in New York.” – Mac Miller

38.) “It never gets boring for me because there’s so many different things to explore in the studio.”– Mac Miller

39.) “Looking at my life is like you watching movies.”- Mac Miller

40.) “Performing for , people, that’s easy. The energy’s already there. They’re already doing most of the work. All you gotta do is not forget the words—and feed them energy, too.” — Mac Miller

41.) “Style come with excellence and money make benevolence.”- Mac Miller

42.) “They’re gonna try to tell you no, shatter all your dreams. But you gotta get up, and go and think of better things.” – Mac Miller

43.) “Sometimes it’s hard to pick right from wrong. The best thing we can do is go with our heart and hope it all goes well.” – Mac Miller

44.) “I thank God for blessing me with life every day.” — Mac Miller

45.) “Life goes on, days get brighter.” — Mac Miller

46.) “I don’t feel like taking pictures with anyone, or doing anything. I just like chillin’.” – Mac Miller

47.) “When I was a kid, hip-hop had that effect on me. It was an escape, and it showed me a different way of life.” – Mac Miller

48.) “I’ve always wanted to sing. I don’t think I have a great voice, but I just think that I get the emotion. It’s very authentic. Whatever emotion I’m feeling, I can sing it, and you can feel it.” – Mac Miller

49.) “Music is what I love. Take that away from me and I really got nothing.” — Mac Miller

50.) “Everything will be good by the weekend.” – Mac Miller

51.) “Love a drug that everybody here just tryna get a taste of.” — Mac Miller

52.) “Treat it like your last night. Even if you broke, spend tonight like your cash right.” — Mac Miller

Mac Miller Quotes About Life’s Struggles

53.) “Someone told me sleep was the cousin of death and followin’ the dollar finds nothin’ but stress.” – Mac Miller

54.) “Planting the seeds, working and watching it grow.” – Mac Miller

55.) “Said I’ll make it big when everybody knows me. Well, I made it big, and everybody phony.” — Mac Miller

56.) “I used to just think about what my fans wanted all the time. But it just started feeling weird to me. I want to just show everyone who I am and stick to my vision. I have to trust myself.” – Mac Miller

57.) “As I learn more about myself, I think people learn more about me as well. It seems to correlate that way. I learn how to represent myself more as it goes on.” – Mac Miller

58.) “Life is just a recital, better remember all that you practice.”– Mac Miller

59.) “The journey that I’m facin’ plus the paper that I’m chasin.”- Mac Miller

60.) “I’m just an idea, nothing concrete.”- Mac Miller

61.) “They say you waste time asleep, but I’m just trying to dream.” – Mac Miller

62.) “The difference between love and war inform me.” – Mac Miller

63.) “If life a joke, then I’m waiting for the punch. You all about the beef, but me, I’m ‘bout the bun.” — Mac Miller

64.) “Money kills, that’s the truth. It’s called ‘the root of evil.’” — Mac Miller

65.) “We fear rejection, want attention, crave affection, and dream of perfection.” – Mac Miller

66.) “I don’t want to limit myself as an artist and only do a certain sound.” — Mac Miller

67.) “The number one reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they’ve gotten.” — Mac Miller

68.) “I think I’m JFK’s final speech. They try assassinating all of my beliefs.”- Mac Miller

69.) “I flood the Internet with what I think is quality content. That’s why I did things like giving out a song every , Twitter followers because I am just looking for ways to get my fans to hear all this music without over saturating things.” –Mac Miller

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Mac Miller Quotes About Mental Health

70.) “If I stay in one mindset or place for too long, I get crazy.” – Mac Miller

71.) “Been contemplating if I even still believe in the truth.” – Mac Miller

72.) “The studio’s become the sanctuary that people have come in and found new things out about themselves, as weird as that sounds. But it’s true, I’m no different. I’ve made some crazy hard records, and I’ve made a jazz album.” — Mac Miller

73.) “I’ve been laughed at, hated on, no one would even play my songs. Wouldn’t even listen to anything that my name was on.” – Mac Miller

74.) “Being famous used to just defeat me. I wouldn’t leave my house because I was worried about someone being like, ‘Oh, are you Mac Miller?’ and then the rest of the night I couldn’t be myself.” – Mac Miller

75.) “The day that I die on will turn me to an icon.” – Mac Miller

76.) “When you first get sober, you feel like a superhero. You feel real emotion because you’ve been suppressing it forever. It’s so much easier to navigate what’s important.” – Mac Miller

77.) “I’ma do my thing until the day the reaper come for me. You can keep on grillin’, I’ma smile back.” – Mac Miller

78.) “When I was in a meeting, I got advice. That was someone telling me that in order to be successful, I needed to create the character Mac Miller that couldn’t be the same person as who I really was.” — Mac Miller

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Short Mac Miller Quotes

79.) “I just kind of kick it at my crib all day, because I’m not famous at my house.” — Mac Miller

80.) “I ain’t no hipster, but girl, I can make your hips stir.” — Mac Miller

81.) “Life’s a b*tch, but she’s my b*tch.” — Mac Miller

82.) “Tripping out, looking at a bunch of Google Map stars.” — Mac Miller

83.) “Fear, to me, is a guiding thing more than anything.” – Mac Miller

84.) “I thought you was an angel, now you yellin’ to the Lord.” — Mac Miller

85.) “I’m just tryna make better music—get this money, share the profits.” — Mac Miller

86.) “It seems I’m getting fresher everytime I turn around.” — Mac Miller

87.) “I could take a photo, but I’d rather paint a picture.” — Mac Miller

88.) “Never scared of death, but I ain’t ready for that day to come.” — Mac Miller

Final Thoughts

Mac Miller was an amazing human being and his untimely demise shattered millions of hearts across the world. His legacy continues to live on, and his battle with addiction has made mental health an important discussion in many communities.

Mac Miller’s quotes and sayings are full of wisdom and inspiration, which also resonated in his song lyrics. We hope that they influence your life, make you aware about people struggling with depression, and help you spread happiness and love.

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Asad Elahi

Asad Elahi is a personal finance expert and author with over 5 years of experience in the industry. He has written extensively on topics such as saving, investing, and building wealth, focusing on helping individuals achieve financial independence. His work has been featured in major publications such as Forbes and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a regular contributor to financial websites and blogs.