45 Keeping It Real Quotes for Authentic and Genuine People

“Keeping it Real” means being honest, upfront and sincere in our interactions with others.


Best Keeping It Real Quotes

You can’t keep it real with fake people. ~ Unknown.

Shut down negativity. It does not go with your outfit. ~ Germany Kent.

You have to be real with yourself, before you can be real with anyone else. ~ Unknown.


Keeping it real is a full time job. ~ Unknown.

You cannot lose your real treasure. ~ Osho (Rajneesh).

I’m not a real movie star. I’ve still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago. ~ Will Rogers.


What is real is beyond all reach. ~ Julian Green.

Say it to my face, not through your status! ~ Unknown.

Famous Keeping It Real Quotes

Don’t make me any promises that you don’t intend to keep. Don’t make me any promises that you don’t intend to keep. ~ Unknown.

No one’s better than me. I’m not better than anyone. Whether it’s Eric Clapton or BB King we look straight at each other. And that keeps it real. ~ Carlos Santana.


Don’t expect to get what you give. Not everyone has a heart like you. ~ Unknown.

I feel very blessed to have two wonderful, healthy children who keep me completely grounded, sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an awards show just so I know to keep it real. ~ Reese Witherspoon.

“Keep it 100” means keeping it 100 percent real. It comes from the expression … “keeping it real,” which means you are being completely honest and 100 percent real means you are really being honest, which is kind of a contradiction of sorts. You’re either being honest or you’re not. ~ Larry Wilmore.

Only a man’s character is the real criterion of worth. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.


Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. ~ Pema Chodron.

Tell the truth. It’s your duty to do so. It’s up to them how they take in the information. Keep it real. ~ J.R. Rim.

Top Keeping It Real Quotes

I let people see the cracks in my life. We can’t be phony. We’ve got to keep it real. ~ Charles R. Swindoll.

Keep it real by being straight forward. Don’t pull no punches on people. It’s better to tell somebody than just lollygag around, letting them think they’re living their life the right way. Because some people don’t know what the hell they’re doing, they don’t know if they’re living the right way or making the right decisions. Some people don’t know that. ~ J. B. Smoove.


Always speak how you feel and never be sorry for being real. ~ Unknown.

There aren’t a lot of guys out there keeping it real. Everybody’s been branded. Everybody’s been bought and sold. ~ Tracy Morgan.

I’ve leased the apartment; my partner is going to come out here. But we’re keeping our house in Chicago because real estate is a really good investment and also because it is just crammed with full of stuff! ~ Ted Allen.

Popular Keeping It Real Quotes

The best support you could ever offer is to just simply keep it real. The best support you could ever offer is to just simply keep it real. ~ Jasmina Siderovski.


Authenticity is the language of visionaries. ~ Andrena Sawyer.

A lot of people play single to work some angle. I’m always about keeping it real. If that’s how I’m living, that’s how I’m living. ~ Ice T.

What works in a relationship of very public people is not making the relationship public – keeping it as personal as it can be. It’s the only way it is real. ~ Salma Hayek.

I got caught up on drugs for a few years, I’m off it, I’m very happy, got two kids and a family and everything. And like I said I’m making the underground music, and keeping it real. ~ Vanilla Ice.


Acting is never done. We’re trying to keep it real and make sure that you’re entertained and it seems unrehearsed. ~ Tom Sizemore.

Rap is supposed to be about keeping it real and not relinquishing your roots in the community. Without that, it’s just posturing. Somebody who claims to speak for the ‘hood don’t need no private jet. ~ Chuck D.

Profound Keeping It Real Quotes

I’ve never seen anyone more messed up over success than Richard Pryor. For him, it’s a constant battle between success in the white world and keeping it real for his black self. ~ Paul Mooney.

In acting class, you talked always about keeping it real and don’t act… connect with the people and connect with the partner that you’re acting with. The same is also true in politics. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger.

When I look for a woman, I look for one that’s real – that’s keeping it 100. I rather someone know that they’re sexy and not show it. ~ Jeremih.


Just keep it real with me. I’ll respect you way more. ~ Unknown.

I didn’t end up going bankrupt… I made some great investments and I held on to my money, which also enables me to have the freedom to do what I want now. But it’s not about finances. No matter what, it’s about keeping it real. ~ Vanilla Ice.

Thoughtful Keeping It Real Quotes

Fatherhood means a great deal to me. I love it. To me, there ain’t nothing better, because your kids keep it real with you. When you think things are bad, you look at them and they show you how things could be all right, and it’s all worth it. ~ Martin Lawrence.

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower.


If you do not have control over your mouth, you will not have control over your future. ~ Germany Kent.

I keep it real normal, like I don’t try to act like a celebrity, or say that just because I’m on a TV show I can do other types of TV. I take it very seriously and I respect the art of acting. ~ Vinny Guadagnino.

You can’t compare me to the next girl. Because there is no competition. I’m one of a kind, and that’s real. You can’t compare me to the next girl. Because there is no competition. I’m one of a kind, and that’s real. ~ Varsha Sharma.

Powerful Keeping It Real Quotes

I try to keep it real. I don’t have time to worry about what I’m projecting to the world. I’m just busy being myself. ~ Demi Lovato.


Keep it simple. Keep it honest. Keep it real. ~ Unknown.

I keeps it real nothing. Like you actors do. ~ Wiz Khalifa.

I am just trying to keep it real. ~ Jessie Ware.

People say keeping it real is a hard thing to do. Keeping it real is easy. Being fake and being soft is hard to do. ~ Trick Daddy.


When you’re acting on TV, you want to keep it real. ~ Ben Schwartz.

Such is the endless dilemma of dialect. Not every reader will ever agree with the way that I handle it, no matter how hard I work to keep everything readable. But again it’s that balance I have to maintain between keeping it easy and keeping it real, and I know that I’ll never please everyone. ~ Susanna Kearsley.

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