A ghetto is a poor densely populated area of a city where people from a certain ethnic group live.

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The Venetian term “geto,” which described Venice’s Jewish neighborhood, is where the word “ghetto” originates.

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Top 10 Ghetto Quotes

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Yo’ Momma, I’m a ghetto super star. ~ Ludacris.

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I’m ghetto chic, I’m where the hood and high fashion meet. ~ Teyana.

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I wish Google Maps had an ‘Avoid The ghetto Route’ option. ~ Unknown.

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Growing up in the ghetto is pretty hard. It’s poverty; it’s frustration. ~ Tracy Morgan.

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There’s so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto. ~ Phyllis Diller.

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I’m living proof that you can make it out of the ghetto. ~ Junior Seau.

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Its ghetto paradise for some and hell on earth for others! ~ Habeeb Akande.

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When ghetto living seems normal, you have no shame, no privacy. ~ Malcolm X.

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Public radio is a ghetto of good taste. ~ Garrison Keillor.

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I wonder if heaven got a ghetto? ~ Tupac Shakur.

Famous Ghetto Quotes

I don’t get nothing but love. In every ghetto all over the world. Nothing but love. They respect that I came outta there and I’m doing it the right way. You can’t do nothing but respect that. ~ Ice Cube.

I think my thing is I grew up in the ghetto, and I was able to get a second chance. That’s what I’m trying to tell kids. ~ Master P.

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The roots of my music start from the ghetto. ~ Ziggy Marley.

The ghetto is not where you live. The ghetto is inside your mind. And anyone who tells you that you can’t get out of the ghettos of your own mind has no idea what they’re talking about. ~ Frederic Lenz.

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Booty is just a ghetto expression, and I’m just a booty star. ~ Richard Pryor.

Battery never dies, the ghetto keeps me wise. ~ Unknown.

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Ghetto living is more than just a feeling of confinement; it is a sense of suffocation too. ~ Susan Nathan.

Best Ghetto Quotes

Young ghetto boys thought that in this society, the good guys lost and the bad guys won. ~ Eartha Kitt.

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If there’s a ghetto for true thugs, I’ll see you there. Thug till I die, and I’m sorry for not being there! ~ Unknown.

I have always disliked the idea of an arts ghetto in which poetry is kept on a life-support system. ~ Tony Harrison.

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When a black person has no electricity, no water, they call it the ghetto. When white people have no electricity and no water, they call it camping. ~ Carlos Mecia.

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Ghetto people always naming their kids after stuff they can’t afford; Mercedes, Bentley, Pearl, Child support. ~ Unknown.

Popular Ghetto Quotes

There’s so little money in my bank account, my scenic checks show a ghetto. ~ Unknown.

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You can hear the seven sins Blowin’ through the ghetto wind… ~ Rakim.

I lived in the projects and the ghetto, and turned the negative into a positive. ~ Wyclef Jean.

There’s no success story. Everybody’s got a ghetto story. You always want to make it bigger than what it is. ~ Bernie Mac.

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It was neither German nor Jew who ruled the ghetto – it was illusion. ~ Elie Wiesel.

There’s no such thing as losing touch. You can take me out of the ghetto, but you can’t take the ghetto out of me. ~ Snoop Dogg.

I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

Deep Ghetto Quotes

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We’re from the ghetto. Venus is a ghetto Cinderella. People from the ghetto don’t get nervous. ~ Richard Williams.

No matter where you from, there’s ghettos all over the place. ~ Method Man.

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Now we just showin’ and provin’ that there’s a ghetto everywhere you go. ~ Method Man.

Just because you have a ghetto name doesn’t mean you have to act like it. ~ Unknown.

I don’t belong to any school or clique or ghetto. I don’t have any preconceived ideas. I’m trying to serve a story and not a genre or a style. ~ Xavier Dolan.

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A ghetto can be improved in one way only: out of existence. ~ James A. Baldwin.

Profound Ghetto Quotes

A lot of people have a misconception of what the ghetto is all about. You know, it’s only a small percentage of the people that are bad. Everybody else is good. ~ Unknown.

You leap over the wall of one ghetto and find yourself in another ghetto. ~ Klaus Kinski.

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A flower that grow in the ghetto know more about survival than the one from fresh meadows. ~ Talib Kweli.

It is known all over the world that there are no secrets in the ghetto and as long as you keep those secrets, you may keep your life. ~ Felix Alexander.

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I’m enjoying the money, the big house, the cars; what ghetto kid wouldn’t? ~ O. J. Simpson.

The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof. ~ Anzia Yezierska.

Thought-Provoking Ghetto Quotes

You know you’re ghetto when you only go to church on Easter to meet women. ~ Unknown.

This was the ghetto: where children grow down instead of up. ~ Jerry Spinelli.

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Ideology is a ghetto where reason goes to die. ~ Dean Cavanagh.

How could you be from the ghetto and be a rat? ~ Suge Knight.

A child of the ghetto, nobody explain it to me, Livin the scripture the picture they painted for me. ~ 50 Cent.

He was kind of his own guy. It was like, ‘He’s from the ghetto, he’s going to be this. He’s going to be that.’ But he’s one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met. ~ Mike Jensen.


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