Tucker Max quote

"I try to explain to people that the only way to be cool is to be who you truly are, and the only way to live life is to do the things that you want to do and be the person that you want to be no matter who that is or what that is or how you have to do it. That's the only way you can be genuinely happy."

Tucker Max

Born: September 27, 1975

Occupation: Author

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I love women, I love alcohol, and I love combining the two. If God invented anything better than drunk sex with a hot girl, he kept it to himself.

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You look like the type of people who would criticize a misspelling in a suicide note.

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Motherfucker. She leaves me no choice. Now I have to break her self-esteem, sleep with her and steal the shirt.

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I take a lull from my CamelBak and choke at its potency. It tastes like bad decisions. It's perfect.

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I could never kill myself. What if it doesn't work. Then I'll have failed at the only thing that could save me from my failures. Where do you go from there?

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The general intellectual level of South Florida is somewhere just above "functionally retarded".

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The haters always scream the loudest.

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Anything that reflects the human condition back on humans in the entertainment medium is art.

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At some point in their life, everyone thinks they should go to law school. You may in fact think you want to go to law school now.

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Corporate tweets are like one robot talking to another.

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Even if I was a Republican, George Bush would have pushed me out of that party.

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Helping reproductive services doesn't just help women in isolation. It helps men just as much.

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I have tons of fans in Canada. I've sold hundreds of thousands of books there.

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I sold a million books because I have a lot of fans, not because people hate me.

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I've never really had a media edifice supporting me.

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