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90 Tyler, The Creator Quotes on Life and Music

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1. “I’m a businessman, you ain’t ever been the man.”

2. “I’m a pretty nice dude. I have fun, and people take it the wrong way.”

3. “Don’t be scared of color.”

4. “I never want to grow up.”

5. “Rap is really just too conventional. Everybody does the same thing. No one ever pushes the box.”

6. “I’m going harder than coming out of the closet to conservative Christian fathers.”

7. “I like my raps, but I’m never too happy with some of ’em because I feel like they could be better.”

8. “I’m an optimistic guy. I’m one of those big dreamers. I’m one of those kids with that annoying imagination.”

9. “Youth is something I never wanna take for granted. I just want to smile and live life.”

10. “I want to design jewelry for girls and guys. I’ma spread it out, but I’mma design, probably when I’m just designing furniture and buildings, I’ll probably be the jewelry thing, too.”

11. “For the record, I don’t worship the Devil. I just hate religion.”

12. “Listen deeper than the music before you put it in the box.”

13. “I’m not hip hop. I’m Tyler.”

14. “I’m not a follower. I’m a leader. And anyone who speaks their mind is always criticized.”

15. “Somebody called me a homophobe. I’m not homophobic.”

16. “I want the cheesy dates at the movies, the stupid walks at the beach and sharing straws in a cup.”

17. “You make my earthquake.”

18. “I’m not into fashion, but I like design. I wear the same shoes every day.”

19. “Being in love is cool as hell, like having feelings and sh*t—it’s tight.”

20. “I really want to sing, but my tone of voice is really too deep to do what I want.”

21. “I think people get caught up in having an identity.”

22. “2DopeBoyz don’t want beef, they’re just overweight vegetarians.”

23. “I do not want to make people around me unhappy. I like to make people happy.”

24. “I live in my own head and it all makes sense to me.”

25. “Do what the f*ck makes you happy. Because in the end, who’s there? You.”

26. “I want to make as much money as I possibly can so that when my day comes, my mother and sister are fine. My close friends are fine. They don’t have to worry about anything ever again.”

27. “Listening to Mac DeMarco, hanging out the roof window, switch to third gear, turbo.”

28. “I think I’m cool. That’s all that matters.”

29. “Golf Media is basically my brain in one place. It does just about everything except cure asthma. If you find an app that cures asthma, definitely let me know.”

30. “I just want everyone to be awesome. That’s all it is. I want everyone to be cool in their own way.”

31. “I sold my soul to the Devil. Lucifer will have my soul.”

32. “If the world was ending, I think I would grab some Cinnamon Toast Crunch, a bunch of water, and I’d probably just—I’d probably go crazy.”

33. “I slipped myself some pink Xannies and danced around the house in all-over print panties.”

34. “I wasn’t shy, but I was really hyper. Nobody got my sense of humor. I was a black skater kid.”

35. “I was sitting like, there’s nothing I want to buy. I was fully okay with life. It was nothing I was stressed about. I wasn’t sore nowhere. I’m financially good. Everyone around me is healthy. No grudges. The weather was great.”

36. “Mom is getting jealous, I see my manager more than I see her before.”

37. “Miscommunication is the number one cause of all problems. Communication is your bridge to other people. Without it, there’s nothing. So when it’s damaged, you have to solve all these problems it creates.”

38. “Honestly, I’m a weak b*tch. My punches are not good. I can run fast, but if I had to hold somebody from falling off a cliff, they’re going to die.”

39. “I was 15 when I first drew that donut. Five years later, for our label. Yeah, we own it.”

40. “The devil doesn’t wear Prada—I’m clearly in a white tee.”

41. “I never had a drink in my life. I don’t smoke or anything.”

42. “I’m f*ck*ng stoked. My life is sick. I get to still skate around like I did three years ago. I might have to take a couple of pictures, but whatever. I have money to go do stupid sh*t. I couldn’t ask for nothing else.”

43. “Yo I’m 17, already sniffing blow. I tell my friends it’s asthmary time I itch my throat. I got a new show for MTV, Pimp My Boat.”

44. “I’m watching Freaks and Geeks, with the trampoline on the floor. I’m trying to cop the new McLaren with the vertical doors.”

45. “I go on tour and it hurts, I miss the days when this was fun but now it turned into work.”

46. “My lyrics aren’t offensive. Some people find everything offensive.”

47. “Named the album Cherry Bomb ’cause Greatest Hits sounded boring.”

48. “My favorite songs are my favorite songs because they just feel like a certain moment, or a certain photo, just a snapshot for whatever three or four minutes the song is.”

49. “What if my music is too weird for the masses and I’m only known for tweets more than beats?”

50. “I want to take Justin Bieber for a month and just lock him up in a cage where we sit and make music. He’s one of the most successful people in the world, but his music could be so much tighter.”

51. “I tweet early in the morning when I wake up or late at night just to let you know that I have a show or what’s on my mind, and that’s it. I hate Snapchat and all of that. It’s making kids so stupid.”

52. “Long story short, my biggest songs to date are all singing songs. And the people who were saying that I was bad were just projecting their inner fears of trying something that they wanted to try, but not being able to. And now I’m better at singing and they’re probably not better at whatever they wanted to do.”

53. “In school, I was the one thinking outside of boxes, so everybody in them would say I got problems.”

54. “I don’t have a therapist, so I use me as my own therapist when I’m making the music.”

55. “I don’t really listen to rap, I just like to rap.”

56. “I don’t like being put in a box. I just make music, you know?”

57. “I’m hungry for VMAs and Grammys. That’s my main goal.”

58. “I’m like a big 10-year-old when I’m on stage. I just go up there and do whatever I think is cool at the moment.”

59. “I’m a really, really, smart, multi-talented, almost-genius, who’s very annoying.”

60. “Usually, when I’m rappin’, I’m creating a big story or a concept song that sounds like a movie to me.”

61. “The thing is, I make music I like. So it’s just weird if someone says they don’t like it.”

62. “I want to do films and have my name mentioned next to Wes Anderson and Quentin Tarantino. I don’t want my name mentioned next to other rappers at all.”

63. “I love talking about music. I’ll show you a song and break it down for 50 minutes. I’m a geek about it.”

64. “Since day one, I’ve always wanted to make the prettiest sh*t that’s borderline boring or the hardest f*ck*ng sh*t. I’ve been trying to mix those together since my first album.”

65. “I try to tell all the—not even the kids, even people older than me—to just be themselves. Don’t wear what I wear ’cause I wear it—wear what you like.”

66. “Do something productive, stay the f*ck off of Snapchat.”

67. “I was just such an erratic, wild personality. When you finally find someone to listen to you after years of not being taken seriously, you hold that sh*t to your heart.”

68. “People are more obsessed with the idea of failing than the idea of succeeding.”

69. “I don’t smoke at all. I think that cigarettes are actually retarded. I don’t understand why people do that to themselves.”

70. “You gotta keep things fun. Laughing is really important to your health, believe it or not, so I guess I just always try to have fun and keep the energy alive.”

71. “I just live life. I grew up in a Christian family, but you know, the way Mom brought me up is to, you know, do you—to always be yourself.”

72. “You’re good at being perfect, we’re good at being troubled.”

73. “Tell these black kids they can be who they are. Dye your hair blue. Sh*t, I’ll do it too.”

74. “There are people I really admire. But they influence me pretty heavy right now because my own style is still blossoming. So I’m not going to tell you who they are because then you’ll know where I’m stealing from.”

75. “N*gg* be like why didn’t my fav rapper blow up prolly cause he has the personality of a chair n*gg*s be flat haha.”

76. “It’s actually beautiful that we’re aware of this superpower that we have where we’re just us, no matter what. We don’t get nervous in front of people. We look in the mirror and we’re okay with it.”

77. “I’m the loneliest man alive, but I keep on dancing to throw ’em off.”

78. “Humans have voids, and you need things to fill voids. I didn’t have a dad to fill that male model void, so when I heard or freaking seen Dave Chappelle, that’s what I gravitated to.”

79. “Wherever my curiosity takes me, I follow. If I f*ck*ng hate it, I’m on to the next thing. A lot of people don’t move like that and it just boggles my mind. It’s like a math problem I can’t comprehend.”

80. “I’m harder than playing the quiet game.”

81. “Wayne’s cool. I ran into him at my hangout back home, and he’s just cool. I actually have this beat that I want him on, but I was too scared to get it to Clancy to get to them, but Wayne’s cool.”

82. “Do you know how weird it is knowing that I make a bunch of cheese while my friends can’t afford little pizzas from Little Caesar’s?”

83. “To me, Sid Vicious is cool. Super chill.”

84. “Next line will have ‘em like, ‘Whoa.’ I’ve been kissing white boys since 2004.”

85. “And this is where the story and confusion begin, ‘cause I was in Nirvana but I had to pretend that I wasn’t.”

86. “I’m a big ‘Goosebumps’ fan, ‘Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes.’ My favorites are the pick-your-own-death ones.”

87. “I’m a f*ck*ng walking paradox—no I’m not.”

88. “Hawthorne sucks. It’s a crazy place, and I’m happy that I was the weird one that got out.”

89. “They say success is the so I beat DeShay up with the stack of magazines I’m in.”

90. “I think, if I had a dad, I would have gone the normal college route. I’m so stoked my life panned out how it was.”

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