Here’s a selection of Tyler The Creator Quotes, covering topics such as lyrics, songs, god, life and love.
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Rap is really just too conventional. Everybody does the same thing. No one ever pushes the box.
I want to design jewelry for girls and guys… I’ma spread it out, but I’ma design, probably when I’m just designing furniture and buildings, I’ll probably being the jewelry thing, too.
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.
The only thing that can combat fear is action. And there’s two actions. There’s fight and flight.
Touring with the record out – shows are so much more fun now that n – – s know what I’m talking about.
Trying to make it from the bottom. His sins
Feeling as hard as Vince Carter’s knee cartilage is.
Feeling as hard as Vince Carter’s knee cartilage is.
I always try and tell dudes that are younger than me is that because of the Internet everyone can just be by themselves doing something, but the importance of a group is being able to have some sort of competition.
I never want to grow up.
I’m not hip-hop. I’m Tyler.
I want the cheesy dates at the movies, the stupid walks at the beach and sharing straws in a cup
I’ve been awkward forever. I have really low expectations for myself. When I do perform to some sort of social standard, I leave feeling really comfortable. I’m either so awkward that I look retarded or I’m so awkward that everyone else feels retarded.
Everyone’s like sheep on social media; like, one person starts making noise, and everyone’s like, ‘Hey, yeah!’ and then you got a whole bunch of people making noise at you.
I like my raps but I’m never too happy with some of ’em because I feel like they could be better. But every time I hear my flow on that song I wow myself.
Ego is my career. Rap music is all ego.
It just happens to be that people like to associate poetry and rap music. I think that idea is kind of corny.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
When I got home, I was trying to figure out how to be home. Like, be home in a sense that had nothing to do with music.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
I really want to sing, but my tone of voice is really too deep to do what I want.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
For the record, I don’t worship the devil. I just hate religion.
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.
I don’t like being put in a box. I just make music, you know?
All rappers are princesses like me.
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.
I’m a pretty nice dude. I have fun, and people take it the wrong way.
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.
You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.
I never had a drink in my life. I don’t smoke or anything.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
I’m an optimistic guy. I’m one of those big dreamers. I’m one of those kids with that annoying imagination.
I sold my soul to the devil. Lucifer will have my soul.
I live in my own head and it all makes sense to me.
I slipped myself some pink Xannies/And danced around the house in all-over print panties.
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.
People think artists like 50 Cent don’t have charisma, but it’s just a different kind of charisma, a bully charisma, which is kinda frowned upon.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
Youth is something I never wanna take for granted. I just want to smile and live life.
Shout out to the fathers that didn’t raise us
I think I’m cool. That’s all that matters.
To me, Sid Vicious is cool. Super chill.
Rapping is the only time I’m serious.
I don’t have a therapist, so I use me as my own therapist when I’m making the music.
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.
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.
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.
The words that are coming out of my mouth and how I mean them, it’s so much different.
It would be ridiculous to say I don’t want to sell records, but I trust my taste.
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.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
I want to make as much money as I possibly can so that when my day comes, my mother and sister is fine. My close friends are fine. They don’t have to worry about anything ever again.
Yo I’m seventeen, already sniffin blow. I tell my friends its asthmary time I itch my throat, I got a new show for MTV, Pimp My Boat.
Whatever I think the song sounds like is what I’ll name it. It’s a feeling thing; it’s not logical at all.
You get committed with what you put in songs. It made me wary of who and what I include, because that’s there forever.
My lyrics aren’t offensive. Some people find everything offensive.
The devil doesn’t wear prada; I’m clearly in a — white tee.
Somebody called me a homophobe. I’m not homophobic.
I’m not a follower. I’m a leader. And anyone who speaks their mind is always criticised.
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.
I’m not into fashion, but I like design. I wear the same shoes every day.
I’m the bestest/on a bad day I spit asbestos.
SK La’Flare’s a legend. It was me, him and Vince, and Frank would come through sometimes and s – – and he was, like, fully rapping. N – – s was on it.
Listen deeper than the music before you put it in the box.
I don’t like people around me sad. I like making people happy.
Twitter is a real addiction, like the color of it, the process of it.
I don’t know why it’s difficult to admit that I miss you.
I don’t smoke at all. I think that cigarettes are actually retarded. I don’t understand why people do that to themselves.
Sometimes videos make a bad song very tight.
I’ve been YouTube surfing a lot lately so I’ll Shazam a song that I find or some s – – and type that in on YouTube and just go through all the relateds for it. So it’s been a lot of random jazz s – – lately. Like I found Lonnie Liston Smith, and Ahmad Jamal, s – – like that. So that’s been very tight.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
At first I was just trying to sound like DOOM and Eminem, and then I dug out my own voice I guess.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
Do what the f*ck makes you happy. Because in the end, who’s there? you.
I’m a really, really, smart, multi-talented almost-genius, who’s very annoying.