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John Lennon – 30 Quotes

 

A great collection of quotes from John Lennon

 

All you need is love.

– John Lennon


Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.

– John Lennon


Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.

– John Lennon


All we are saying is give peace a chance.

– John Lennon


Everything is clearer when you’re in love.

– John Lennon


Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.

– John Lennon


God is a concept by which we measure our pain.

– John Lennon


As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.

– John Lennon


You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.

– John Lennon


Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.

– John Lennon


Music is everybody’s possession. It’s only publishers who think that people own it.

– John Lennon


If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.

– John Lennon


Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty.

– John Lennon


Love is the answer, and you know that for sure Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.

– John Lennon


And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he’s no longer God… They’ll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.

– John Lennon


Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn’t enough and you have to go and get shot or something.

– John Lennon


Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn’t insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.

– John Lennon


If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that’s his problem. Love and peace are eternal.

– John Lennon


You’re just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You’ve got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It’s all down to you, mate.

– John Lennon


Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one.

– John Lennon


If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that… I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it.

– John Lennon


My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.

– John Lennon


I’m not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I’ve always been a freak. So I’ve been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I’m one of those people.

– John Lennon


I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?

– John Lennon


Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That’s what’s insane about it.

– John Lennon


I’m not claiming divinity. I’ve never claimed purity of soul. I’ve never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can… But I still believe in peace, love and understanding.

– John Lennon


We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.

– John Lennon


He didn’t come out of my belly, but my God, I’ve made his bones, because I’ve attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I’m so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.

– John Lennon


I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.

– John Lennon


The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that’s making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?

– John Lennon


 

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“All you need is love”

– John Lennon"All you need is love" - John Lennon