Kanye West’s Best Tweets Of All Time (Or The Last 72 Hours)

July 28, 2010 is a date that will undoubtedly live forever in Internet lore. Because on that date — at precisely 11:17 am ET — Kanye West joined Twitter.

At first glance, it doesn’t seem like that significant of an event. I mean, millions of people join Twitter each day. But rarely do they achieve this level of artistry. In the 70-odd hours since West first entered the world of 140 characters (or less), he has not only raised the bar against which all tweets shall be measured, he’s set it so impossibly high that no one will ever beat him. West doesn’t so much tweet as expound, doling out priceless dollops of lifestyle advice, deep thoughts and photos of gilded dinnerware. With each successive post (and there are a lot of them), he teaches us to be better, to strive for greatness, to live beyond our wildest dreams.

Clearly, we are witnessing greatness here.

And so, in celebration of West’s achievements, I’ve compiled a list of his 10 greatest tweets. Surely, this list will change (unless, like 98 percent of us, he gets bored with Twitter and stops updating next week), but for the time being, consider it a snapshot of the moment when Yeezy changed the world. Here’s our humble homage to a man who not only reaches for the stars, but stoops down to bring the rest of us along with him. Pay close attention. You might just learn something.

10. “I hate stickers on laptops”

9. “Keep fresh flowers in the crib”

8. “Classical music is tight yo”

7. “Dress up for flight”

6. “I hate half empty water bottles so I conned these #goblets to drink out of”

5. “Banks take 10 percent and kill you”

4. “I need this horse … Kings need horses”

3. “My past arrogance has caused the failure of my past buisnesses … Be humble in your decision making”

2. “I specifically ordered Persian rugs with cherub imagery!!! What do I have to do to get a simple Persian rug with cherub imagery uuuuugh”

1. “I ordered the salmon medium instead of medium-well. I didn’t want to ruin the magic”

What’s your favorite Kanye West tweet? Let us know in the comments!

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