John Lennon Quotes

John Lennon Quotes

1.“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.”

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

3.“We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight.”

4.“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.”

5.“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”

6.“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?”

7.“Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream.”

8.“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”

9.“It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, it matters only that you love.”

10.“When you do something beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun, every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”

11.“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.”

12.“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.”

13.“Peace is not something you wish for; It’s something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away.”

14.“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.”

15.“If everyone could just be happy with themselves and the choices people around them make, the world would instantly be a better place!
Declare it. Just the same way we declare war. That is how we will have peace… we just need to declare it.”

16.“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

17.“Dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”

18.“Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones.”

19.“Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.”

20.“Everybody loves you when you’re six foot in the ground.”

21.“You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!”

22.“Trying to please everybody is impossible – if you did that, you’d end up in the middle with nobody liking you. You’ve just got to make the decision about what you think is your best, and do it.”

23.“A mistake is only an error, it becomes a mistake when you fail to correct it.”

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

25.“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.”

26.“One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside.”

27.“There are no problems, only solutions.”

28.“Love is all you need.”

29.“For those of you in the cheap seats I’d like ya to clap your hands to this one; the rest of you can just rattle your jewelry!”

30.“How can I go forward when I don’t know which way I’m facing?”

31.“Nobody controls me. I’m uncontrollable. The only one who controls me is me, and that’s just barely possible.”

32.“What we’ve got to do is keep hope alive. Because without it we’ll sink.”

33.“Everything is as important as everything else.”

34.“There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known.”

35.“Only by trying on other people’s clothes do we find what size we are.
I don’t believe in killing whatever the reason!”

36.“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.”

37.“It’s weird not to be weird.”

38.“I can’t wake you up. You can wake you up. I can’t cure you. You can cure you.”

39.“Happiness is just how you feel when you don’t feel miserable.”

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

41.“I don’t know which will go first – rock ’n’ roll or Christianity.”

42.“When you’re drowning, you don’t say ‘I would be incredibly pleased if someone would have the foresight to notice me drowning and come and help me,’ you just scream.”

43.“The more I see the less I know for sure.”

44.“God is a concept by which we measure our pain”

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