Affirmations by Kanye: 8 Most Egotistical Quotes

Feeling down on yourself? Look in the mirror and repeat after West: "I am so credible and so influential and so relevant that I will change things."

Kanye West (Getty Images)

I was on the junior team when I was a freshman, thats how good I was. But I wasnt on my eighth-grade team, because some coach — some Grammy, some reviewer, some fashion person, some blah blah blah — theyre all the same as that coach.

Skip this one from his unusually self-deprecating take on his outfits from seven years ago:

Yeah, kill self. Thats all I have to say. Kill self.

Read more at the New York Times.

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