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John Lennon Quotes


A singer, songwriter, guitarist for the Beatles. He was also a political activist, humorist, painter and writer.
(1940 - 1980)

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A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
 

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
 

All you need is love.
 

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

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity.
 

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.
 

Everything is clearer when you're in love.
 

God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
 

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.
[Being]
 

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.
 

I am he As you are me And we are all together.
 

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?
 

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.
 

I don't believe in killing whatever the reason!
 

I don't know which will go first - rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
 

I resent performing for frisking idiots who don't know anything.
 

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.
[Change]
 

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.
[Art]
 

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
[Peace]
 

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.
 


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