"Whoever likes my stuff, likes my stuff. But just know Slim Shady is hip-hop. I grew up on hip-hop, it's the music I love and it's the music I respect. I respect the culture...that's me." - On the hip-hop culture
"It doesn't exactly feel like a shock, but it's all new to me, and I'm taking it in as it comes." - On his rise to fame
"I had too much Nyquil and Vivarin again. Lost my stomach all over the place." - Drugs
"I had this whole Slim Shady concept of being two different people, having two different sides of me. One of them I was trying to let go, and I looked at the mirror and smashed it. That was the whole intro of the Slim Shady EP. Slim Shady was coming to haunt me…" - On his Slim Shady alter ego
"Saving Private Ryan was probably the illest, sickest movie I've ever watched, and I didn't see anybody criticizing that one for violence." - On violence
"I do promote violence and I don't give a fuck." - In reply to Time Magazine
When asked "Why do you think a lot of people either love you or hate you", he said "Because I am not afraid to express myself, and to tell them excactly what I feel about them"
"Don't do drugs, don't have unprotected sex, don't be violent...leave that to me".
"Slim Shady is just the evil thoughts that come into my head; things I shouldn't be thinking aobut"
When asked why do you dislike Britney Spears he replied "A.She's Ugly B.She dresses the way girls shouldn't C.She has issues D.All the above."