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58 Cardi B Quotes Filled with Inspiration on How to Be More than a ‘Regular Degular Shmegular’ Girl

Titi Dokubo
Dec 05, 2022
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Cardi B, born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar Cephus, has never claimed to be a regular girl. While some people love her for being constantly honest, others might feel she comes on too strong. To learn more about her personality, read her 58 quotes below.

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Cardi B is a rapper and songwriter who became famous on Instagram for being honest about her past lifestyle. She started her career as an influencer in 2013 before becoming an actress in 2015 and joining the "Love & Hip Hop: New York" cast in its sixth season.

Before the end of 2015, she delved into the music world and has since released several singles and mixtapes with only one album. She is known for leveraging and capturing her highs and lows in her music, and fans love her authenticity.

Here are 58 Cardi B quotes encouraging her fans to be confident and relentless with their dreams while being true to themselves.

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Cardi B's quotes: "I never thought I was going to be popular; I never thought I was going to be famous." | Image: AmoDays | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "I never thought I was going to be popular; I never thought I was going to be famous." | Image: AmoDays | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B Quotes That Ooze with Confidence

"Me: unbothered, moisturized, in my lane, well-hydrated, flourishing." — Cardi B

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"But being a feminist is real simple. It's that a woman can do things the same as a man. Anything a man can do, I can do. I can finesse, I can hustle. We have the same freedom. I was top of the charts. I'm a woman and I did that. I do feel equal to a man." — Cardi B

"Do whatever you have to do. People always want to tell you how to do it. No, do it your way. And don't ask for like, 'Oh, how can you do it?' Do it. Figure it out. I figured it out one way or another and I did it." — Cardi B

"It's my birthday, at least that's what I'm dressed like." — Cardi B

"The women that inspire me, to be honest, are the women that struggle." — Cardi B

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Cardi B's quotes: "Do whatever you have to do. People always want to tell you how to do it. No, do it your way. And don't ask for like, 'Oh, how can you do it?' Do it. Figure it out. I figured it out one way or another and I did it." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "Do whatever you have to do. People always want to tell you how to do it. No, do it your way. And don't ask for like, 'Oh, how can you do it?' Do it. Figure it out. I figured it out one way or another and I did it." | Image: AmoDays

"I'm known for proving people wrong. Remember that." — Cardi B

"Knock me down nine times, but I get up 10." — Cardi B

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"Ain't no more beefing, I'm just keeping to myself. I'm my own competition, I'm competing with myself." — Cardi B

"I'm more than what a lot of people think that I am — or will be." — Cardi B

"A lot of people always question, 'What else can she do, what else can she do?' And I'm going to show you." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "I'm known for proving people wrong. Remember that." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "I'm known for proving people wrong. Remember that." | Image: AmoDays

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"You can't tell me that I can't dress!" — Cardi B

"My personality is humongous." — Cardi B

"Summertime, this is the time that you flex." — Cardi B

"I'm not domestic. I think I will be. I love kids. I really want to have a kid, but I'm not a domestic person." — Cardi B

"I think beautiful is like looking like you take care of yourself." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "My personality is humongous." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "My personality is humongous." | Image: AmoDays

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"I yam who I yam; I'm not somebody, like, standard." — Cardi B

"What I'm trying to say to girls is don't let these guys be in your head." — Cardi B

"What counts the most for women is having the confidence to make your own money." — Cardi B

"Am I ever gonna grow thick skin? No. I just gotta focus on making money. Cause ain't no going back. I'm gonna be famous forever." — Cardi B

"I'm not gettin' involved with the hype. I'm too rich to get into a fight." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "What counts the most for women is having the confidence to make your own money." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "What counts the most for women is having the confidence to make your own money." | Image: AmoDays

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Cardi B's Quotes for Motivation

"Make more than the guys you thought you wanted to be with." — Cardi B

"It's not that people want to be like me, but some want to say the things I say and can't because they're afraid. I say it for them." — Cardi B

"This is my work ethic: I do not want to raise my future kids where I was raised, and I know the only way to do it is working, working, working, working, working." — Cardi B

"You wanna know how rich people like me stay rich? By staying on a budget." — Cardi B

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"I have a passion for music, I love music. But I also have a passion for money and paying my bills." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "It's not that people want to be like me, but some want to say the things I say and can't because they're afraid. I say it for them." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "It's not that people want to be like me, but some want to say the things I say and can't because they're afraid. I say it for them." | Image: AmoDays

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"I just want to tell you college kids that I know sometimes it gets discouraging because you see people around your age making money on Instagram. Don't get discouraged. Just see it as my wealth and my richness is on layaway." — Cardi B

"That's why I be so careful with my money and always try to invest. I see people who have it all and then lose it." — Cardi B

"I don't want to live in a small Bronx apartment. I don't want to have three kids that got to share one room." — Cardi B

"I was always scared to follow my dreams because if I follow my dreams and I fail, I can't dream about it anymore. It's easier to settle for less." — Cardi B

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"If you want it, and the more you keep hearing you can't have it, you just go and get it." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "I just want to tell you college kids that I know sometimes it gets discouraging because you see people around your age making money on Instagram. Don't get discouraged. Just see it as my wealth and my richness is on layaway." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "I just want to tell you college kids that I know sometimes it gets discouraging because you see people around your age making money on Instagram. Don't get discouraged. Just see it as my wealth and my richness is on layaway." | Image: AmoDays

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Cardi B Quotes Sharing Her Life Experiences

"I'm just a regular degular shmegular girl from the Bronx." — Cardi B

"To me, music is art and fashion is art, but fame? Fame isn't art, but the person you become when you're famous — your alter ego — that's art." — Cardi B

"I've been hanging around a lot of people that's wealthy, that is rich, that is famous. One thing I learned is that no matter how much money you have, no matter how big you are, how famous you are, they will still end up stealing your charger and your lighter." — Cardi B

"I'm so free-spirited. Everyone has a me inside them: that loud girl that just wanna go, 'Ayyyy!' No matter if you a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher, it comes out." — Cardi B

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"I'm an emotional gangster. I cry once every month." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "To me, music is art and fashion is art, but fame? Fame isn't art, but the person you become when you're famous — your alter ego — that's art." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "To me, music is art and fashion is art, but fame? Fame isn't art, but the person you become when you're famous — your alter ego — that's art." | Image: AmoDays

"I could really make a song of hurt because I've been hurt by a lot of men. And I never talk about that because I refuse to let people know that I get sad because when a man don't answer my calls." — Cardi B

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"I thought that after giving birth to my daughter that six weeks would be enough time for me to recover mentally and physically. I also thought that I'd be able to bring her with me on tour, but I think I underestimated this whole mommy thing." — Cardi B

"If you say that you're humble, you're not humble. You gotta wait until somebody tells you that you're humble." — Cardi B

"People are afraid to be themselves because people are afraid to be recorded. Everything is being recorded, and everyone is so sensitive. You say something; a section of people will be offended. It's so annoying; you got to be completely censored." — Cardi B

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"I used to tell myself that I will always be myself." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "If you say that you're humble, you're not humble. You gotta wait until somebody tells you that you're humble." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "If you say that you're humble, you're not humble. You gotta wait until somebody tells you that you're humble." | Image: AmoDays

"Instagram has said a lot of things about me that are not true, so I don't even know where that's coming from." — Cardi B

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"I have 100 percent Bronx pride like it's a country like I am the Bronx." — Cardi B

"Whatever hair color I have on my head, that's what decides what type of outfit I'm going to wear, because not everything goes with your hair color. That's why I switch it up." — Cardi B

"That was an organic relationship. He reached out to me, and I was like, 'Oh my God, I cannot believe somebody like LaQuan Smith wants to put his clothes on me.' He comes from a small place, and he has big dreams, and what I like about him the most is that his clothes curve with your body." — Cardi B

"I do feel kind of guilty sometimes 'cause, like, I could buy myself a $5,000 dress or a $3,000 dress, and I'm buying these things, but I'm knowing that my cousin need money for the rent. And then I gotta tell myself, 'Stop feeling guilty. You worked for this." — Cardi B

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Cardi B's quotes: "Instagram has said a lot of things about me that are not true, so I don't even know where that's coming from." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "Instagram has said a lot of things about me that are not true, so I don't even know where that's coming from." | Image: AmoDays

"A lot of females, they want to do the things that I do. Some females are so closed, but they want to be open. Some girls, they want to feel that power that I tell them that I have. I tell women that I have power over these men, that I use these men." — Cardi B

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"I'm surprised Beyonce liked me. I met Beyonce!" — Cardi B

"When I do music, I don't feel like it's competition. Then again, it kinda is, but I don't like thinking like that. And I don't understand why they do that to women and, especially, women in hip-hop." — Cardi B

"I love Lady Gaga. When I was in high school, I really wanted to dress like her." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "I'm surprised Beyonce liked me. I met Beyonce!" | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "I'm surprised Beyonce liked me. I met Beyonce!" | Image: AmoDays

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"It's not even the female rappers that are catty—it's the fans. They just want that beef." — Cardi B

"A lot of designers, they did tell me no. They didn't really wanna work with me." — Cardi B

"I never thought I was going to be popular; I never thought I was going to be famous." — Cardi B

"I have real good parents. They poor. They have regular, poor jobs and whatnot. They real good people and whatnot; I was just raised in a bad society." — Cardi B

"People want me to be so full of shame that I used to dance. I would never be ashamed of it. I made a lot of money. I had a good time, and it showed me a lot." — Cardi B

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Cardi B's quotes: "A lot of designers, they did tell me no. They didn't really wanna work with me." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "A lot of designers, they did tell me no. They didn't really wanna work with me." | Image: AmoDays

"Am I ever gonna grow thick skin? No." — Cardi B

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"I really don't look up to anybody that is doing that great in life, because I don't know their story." — Cardi B

"My mom kicked me out a couple of weeks before my 18th birthday. I had a job for about six, seven months at a supermarket, and they fired me for being late." — Cardi B

"I had very strict parents, I could never go outside or go to parties." — Cardi B

Cardi B's quotes: "I really don't look up to anybody that is doing that great in life, because I don't know their story." | Image: AmoDays

Cardi B's quotes: "I really don't look up to anybody that is doing that great in life, because I don't know their story." | Image: AmoDays

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Cardi B has been unapologetically confident in herself and her skills since her musical debut in late 2015. She has consistently done things her way and has successfully built her brand on her authenticity.

Her realness, also heard in her songs, has earned her a large fanbase and multiple awards, including a Grammy Award and six Guinness World Records. Read quotes from SZA, another artist who wants everyone to live authentically.

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