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Hood Quotes

We’ve collected the best Hood Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Chris Chibnall, Master P, Nikita Dutta, Jose Serrano, Joanne Froggatt. Use them as an inspiration.

Growing up as a Brit, Arthur and Merlin and Camelot, and just the idea of it, is embedded in the culture and in your soul, growing up. King Arthur is alongside Robin Hood, as those great British folk tales, myths and icons.
If I can go through what I’ve been through and do a television show with my son and then be a boy from the hood making records for the people I make records for, that’s reality.
Master P
I was in a play called ‘Hood.’ I was an extra in ‘Passion of the Christ.’ I did corporate videos, commercials, little university short films. Just anything that I could be a part of, really.
Sadly, this is the same old Republican story of Robin Hood in reversetax cuts for the rich while programs for average and low income Americans suffer.
Jose Serrano
My agent asked if I fancied Robin Hood and I thought: ‘Yeah, why not?’ I hadn’t watched it, to be honest, but I’d seen bits and knew it was really popular Saturday family viewing with heaps of action. I thought it would be great fun. I was up for a good old play-fighting and the scripts were terrifically exciting.
Dropbox looks really simple to the end user and is extremely magical and just works. But under the hood, the complexity of the technology is huge. The amount of work it requires to store, scale and move this data is pretty intense.
Ruchi Sanghvi
I like staying in the hood.
I think the most successful are the most paranoid. The first thing people do when they buy a mansion is they build the biggest wall you could possibly build around it. What happens is, now you become a target. If I go into the hood, I’m at a disadvantage. They could carry guns. I can’t. They can hit me in the face. I can’t.
I grew up listening to my father argue politics into the night and taking trips every Saturday to the Hood River library where my mother maintained her interest in reading and encouraged the same from her sons.
Dale T. Mortensen
My graduation was an amazing moment for my family, my community. In my early childhood, we lived on a subsidized income, with government assistance – at one point when I was growing up, my mother was making $14,000 a year. Now I had made it out of the hood, so to speak.
‘New Jack City’ and ‘Boyz ‘N the Hood’ are realities, but movies like ‘Strictly Business‘ are realities, too.
Tommy Davidson
Your man Daddy Yankee, some black and white people who know what’s going on in the ‘hood and the clubs are supporting him and loving him. But he’s speaking Spanish, and he’s speaking directly to the Latino people, and the people who know the language really dig it.
When you say something or sing something enough times, it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. It’s almost like casting spells. I don’t mean necessarily in the flighty, ‘I’m going to go buy a cloak with a hood now’ way.
I feel like the D.C. streets just love Gucci Mane. He’s like a hood pastor.
The ‘hood don’t really wanna hear it, but you need brown rice, you need wheat bread, stuff like that.
When you see a Jamaica video, it’s always the hood. Everybody in the video’s got guns, and the world looks at it like that’s what Jamaica’s about. And it affects the economics of the music.
Santa Barbara is my hood. I mean, it’s not much of a hood, but it is definitely like my hood. I claim Santa Barbara like I claim my family. I’m going to be married and buried there.
I think if you were to really peek under the hood of what got Aerosmith back again for our second life in the Eighties, you’ll find out that it’s exactly this, it’s the willingness to take a risk.
In the early ’80s, it was hard to find celebrities you can identify with if you lived in the hood. There weren’t any rap videos at the time.
We found a way to make things look great to the human eye through the window of a graphical web browser without worrying about what everything looked like under the hood.
Mike Davidson
I grew up in the ‘hood, but it was like growing up in Beverly Hills because there were so many superstars around.
Matangi’s mantra is aim, which is MIA backwards. She fights for freedom of speech and stands for truth, and lives in the ghetto because her dad was the first person in Hindu mythology who came from the ‘hood, but had gained enlightenment through not being a Brahmin.
If I want to wear a V-neck T-shirt and some jeans with a little sag – not hood sag, then I’m just being me.
House is a big part of the rhythm in Chicago. I don’t care if you’re the most hood gangbanger – you understand house.
I think ‘Long Live the Kane’ was pretty much a real boxed-in mindset with me just doing what I represented in the hood.
In my hood, I was always with the older guys.
Shy Glizzy
When I played Robin Hood, I knew the great role was Alan Rickman’s and it didn’t bother me. I always think that leading actors should be called the best supporting actors.
I had a lot of respect for Prodigy. He brought the hood to the booth. When we were trying to shape this rap thing into something, he was one of the cats I respected for bringing the hood into the booth.
I’m going to make my ownTrapped In The Closetone day, about a black kid growing up in the hood.
The idea of a financial transaction tax on Wall Street trades is gaining momentum. I have a bill called – nicknamed the Robin Hood tax also. It’s a bill that taxes stock trades, derivatives and bonds, and would generate in the neighborhood of $300 billion a year.
In Brooklyn, all the kids call me the ‘Willy Wonka of the Hood.’
I grew up with 2 older brothers, the oldest of which was big into film. Hanging around him got me seeing so much good stuff at an early age. Maybe a 10-year-old should not be watching ‘Boyz N the Hood’ like 10 times in a row? I don’t know. But it probably shaped me in some way.
She’s like a Barbie, then she wants to be a superhero, or coming out of a spaceship and everything’s pink. She makes a certain move that’s ghetto hood mixed with a little robot so its like I’m evolving Nicki Minaj and developing her style. She’s fearless, and I love her.
I’m working on this documentary. It’s called ‘Walking Home With Baby,’ and when I say ‘Walking Home With Baby,’ it’s a hood in Memphis. This is where I come from. This is my hood in Memphis – the South of Memphis.
I was proud of ‘Robin Hood,’ even though critics wrote negative things. But I had to laugh when this big, shaven-headed Hungarian stunt guy first saw me. He said, ‘You Jonas? You playing Robin Hood? You need to go to the gym today.’ So I thought, ‘I’m going to show people.’
DNS is kind of the hamster under the hood that drives the Internet.
David Ulevitch
As we say in the hood, I’m a stoop kid.
Michael K. Williams
Everyone looks at our films and thinks that we are somehow able to make movie after movie that does well and is entertaining, but there’s an enormous amount of work that goes on under the hood and an enormous number of mistakes that are made along the way.
For me, basketball was always about survival because I was just trying to get out the hood, right? When I got to Chicago, I’m like, ‘I’m just trying to survive, and anybody I got to step on or break, so be it.’

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