ᐅ143+ Hood Quotes about Life and Instagram (Love & loyalty)

"We don't all dig Shakespeare uniformly, or even 'Little Red Riding Hood.' The understanding of art depends finally upon one's willingness to extend one's humanity and one's knowledge of human life." ~ Ralph Ellison

“You’ll see everything from gold teeth to hood ornaments.

"You'll see everything from gold teeth to hood ornaments. It's almost like Halloween during August." ~ David Carson

“All through the hood, I’m grippin’ wood and blowin’ pine”

"All through the hood, I'm grippin' wood and blowin' pine" ~ Paul Wall

“Hood films now are made by studios and have nothing to do with the reality

"Hood films now are made by studios and have nothing to do with the reality they supposedly represent." ~ Mathieu Kassovitz

"The hood-winked husband shows his anger, and the word jealous is flung in his face. Jealous husband equals betrayed husband. And there are women who look upon jealousy as synonymous with impotence, so that the betrayed husband can only shut his eyes, powerless in the face of such accusations." ~ August Strindberg

“I’m like Robin Hood. I rob the rich to make these projects come alive

"I'm like Robin Hood. I rob the rich to make these projects come alive... not really rob. It's done with a smile." ~ Imelda Marcos

"What happened to those men and women at Fort Hood had a horrible symbolism: Members of the best trained, best equipped fighting force on the planet gunned down by a guy who said a few goofy things no one took seriously. And that's the problem: America has the best troops and fiercest firepower, but no strategy for throttling the ideology that drives the enemy — in Afghanistan and in Texas." ~ Mark Steyn

“I won’t forget the hood. I won’t forget the days of catching a bullet on the

"I won't forget the hood. I won't forget the days of catching a bullet on the way to the mailbox or bricks with death threats that somehow made their way through the window." ~ Pau Gasol

"I can remember being in my pram: children stayed in their prams much longer then than they do now. A big bouncy pram with black covers and a hood with metal clips that could trap your fingers. I was looking up at my sister who was sitting on the pram seat, with her back to me." ~ Helen Dunmore

“Robin Hood had it right.Humanity’s deepest wish is to spread the wealth.

"Robin Hood had it right.Humanity's deepest wish is to spread the wealth." ~ Frans de Waal

"Real shapes and real patterns are things you would observe in nature, like the marks on the back of a cobra's hood or the markings on a fish or a lizard. Imaginary shapes are just that, symbols that come to a person in dreams or reveries and are charged with meaning." ~ Jim Woodring

"When you buy a used car, you kick the tires, you look at the odometer, you open up the hood. If you do not feel yourself an expert in automobile engines, you bring a friend who is. And you do this with something as unimportant as an automobile. But on the issues of the transcendent, of ethics, of morals, of the origins of the world, of the nature of human beings, on those issues should we not insist upon at least equally skeptical scrutiny?" ~ Carl Sagan

"Most parents have college funds and things. I don't. I call myself the "hood daddy." I got their money in cash, stashed up. I don't have plans for my kids. I just want them to be happy." ~ Fetty Wap

"I come from making money in the streets. The streets all I know. All my family is still in the streets. So, it's going to be hard to pull me right back into that. When I ain't doing no shows four days out of the week, I may be in my hood or at my grandma's house in the hood. But yes, I got a kid. I got to get more serious about the music so he don't get dragged into that life." ~ Shy Glizzy

"Therefore, what you do as a spiritual practitioner in this life shapes that. To seek and find this beautiful, continuing existence, where there can be more progress towards Buddha-hood, toward love, and wisdom, and helping all being etc. So that's the great value of it." ~ Robert Thurman

“I have tons of rescuing fantasies based on the movies I saw when

"I have tons of rescuing fantasies based on the movies I saw when I was growing up. I wanted to be Robin Hood and the Three Musketeers and the Scarlet Pimpernel." ~ Harold Ramis

“The real is always presented. That hardcore record or movie is not needed in the hood

"The real is always presented. That hardcore record or movie is not needed in the hood, because it's already there. You can see it with your own eyes." ~ Ice Cube

"People are still tied to their hoods, and it's usually not the artist, it's usually the friends and instigators who get it popping." ~ Ice Cube

“Anybody can make hood music or club records, that’s not hard.

"Anybody can make hood music or club records, that's not hard. But can you make music that touch people's souls. That's what I was out to do." ~ Gorilla Zoe

"I'd take about 40 thousand CDs, and then take about three full vans of people to hit every hood, every mall, and every club. Just hit one city to the next." ~ Gorilla Zoe

"When you look at men's fashion magazines, you see a lot of well-groomed guys in suits, but very rarely do you see a lot of guys in drop-crotch and hoods with high-tops. It's coming, though, because guys in suits and short hair are beginning to look like they're from another time." ~ Ian Astbury

"I just don't want the fear from the right to be used by the [Barack] Obama administration to silence critics. We have to be willing to tell the truth because we're trying to speak about conditions that are being rendered invisible in our prisons and schools in the hood and so forth and so on." ~ Cornel West

"Maid Marion, who said to Robin Hood, I will not live in a house with a Little John. Never got a dinner!" ~ Red Buttons

"Black folks don't have a chance, so they are in the hood, dealing drugs, in a shoot-out. They do it again and one more time they are out." ~ Snoop Dogg

"You could easily play the guy as straight-up hood throughout the whole movie, the Imperial Courts, but writer and director Malik Vitthal envisioned a human being that has never been seen before in film: a black man in circumstances that he does not like, who is passionate - persistent - in turning it around." ~ John Boyega

"In Hollywood they say there's no business like show business. In the hood they say there's no business like ho' business." ~ Curtis Jackson

"I was 10 when I realised I couldn't stand football. I'd tried, obviously, before this - no one wants to give in to social pariah-hood without a fight. I had stood frozen on pitches, done some running about and shouted a lot, as though I cared." ~ Andrew O'Hagan

"I was mischievous. I wasn't bad. I stole food so we could eat. My mother didn't know. I used to tell her some man gave me $10 to sweep out the yard. I was like Robin Hood. I took from the rich and gave to the poor. Me." ~ Mr. T

"Yeah, I was a brother on the streets of Compton doing a lot of things most people look down on but it did pay off. Then we started rapping about real stuff that shook up the LAPD and the FBI. But we got our message across big time, and everyone in America started paying attention to the boys in the hood." ~ Eazy-E

"There are a lot of directors who make big money and do big things and then move out of the 'hood" ~ Tyrese Gibson

"I think that the new models of Chevrolet should have Barney Frank as a hood ornament." ~ Sean Hannity

"MTV and the culture industry never are talking about community relevance, hood organization, they aren't talking about ethical codes, they aren't talking about forms of political organization, they don't speak about codes inside the jails. What they talk about are superficial things." ~ Bocafloja

"I spend a lot of time out there. I've got a lot of family that lives in Inglewood and surrounding areas. So I'm right in the hood, every time I go there I go see my peoples. I rep real hard for the people that I see that are the counterparts of what I'm trying to do out here, out there." ~ Immortal Technique

"I work with Kick G.A.M.E., the grassroots artist movement. Not to tell people we have the best union plan in the world, but to show people that if some activists, if some revolutionaries, if some street organizers from the hood can come together and put together a preliminary program to give health care to independent artists." ~ Immortal Technique

"Well, for the transition from rapper to actor, I was fortunate that director John Singleton pursued me for about two years to be in Boyz 'N the Hood. I really wasn't even thinking about acting at the time, since I was singularly focused on being the best rapper in the world. So, that was really a blessing, because I wasn't really taking him seriously." ~ Ice Cube

"I think the new school is dope. Artists like Kid Cudi, The Cool Kids, Drake and Wale can come out of middle class homes and be on tracks with people like Jay-Z, who's from the hood and the street." ~ SonReal