I don't like the way people cherish the ghetto, as if it’s some royal palace, or kingdom. I also don't like the way people treat each other in the ghetto. It is really hard to find love, trust, and respect. You don't find too many people that want to do better for themselves in the ghetto because so many people seem to be satisfied with where they're at.
The Christian Armenian story was the Polish Jewish story. The efforts of the Armenians to stay alive in Musa Dagh chimed with those struggling to survive the ghetto.
Israel is in the grip of a ghetto mentality. We have a powerful army. We have the atomic bomb. But the psychology of what comes out of Israel has the tone of the Warsaw Ghetto.
There's so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto.
I'm enjoying the money, the big house, the cars; what ghetto kid wouldn't?
We had a very normal, sort of ghetto, urban upbringing. My father was a bus driver and my mother was a seamstress and a substitute schoolteacher, off and on. So, that all adds up to no money.
Not all cops are bad, but this kind of harassment has been going on for years in the ghetto.
Anybody who's lived in the ghetto knows that you don't move during the daytime. Here's why: You don't want anyone to know you're leaving, and you don't want anyone knowing where you're going.
I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
I was brought up in this part of Detroit that they used to call the ghetto.
We used to go to Palm Springs, ditch school when I was in eleventh grade, and go hang out poolside with our ghetto blaster and listen to Pat Metheny 'Offramp' and kind of trip out on a lot of his music.
Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major drivers and has been from the very beginning.
I am a spiritual, God-fearing man just playing a ghetto expressionist.
My structure has an art-form flow, and I do what I do as a form of art. I'm a ghetto expressionist, not a dirty old man.
The Democrats take the black vote for granted so they don't have to appeal to anything... I haven't heard Mrs. Clinton talk about the urban pathologies in the American ghetto that are the result of progressive urban policies - failed policies.
I want to take Negroes out of the ghetto and put them in good neighborhoods in good houses.
When ghetto living seems normal, you have no shame, no privacy.
I stayed in the ghetto. Then I stayed in condos, then I stayed in penthouses, and then I stayed in mansions.
The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path.
As hard as it is, as ghetto as it is, hip-hop is pop music. It's the sound of music getting out of the ghetto, while rock is looking for a ghetto.