JOHN LENNON FAMOUS QUOTE

 

 

Discover the most famous quotes and proverbs of John LENNON, composer-songwriter, guitarist and singer, founder of the Beatles


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Life is what happens to you when you're busy making other plans.

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

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Before you want to make revolution for others, first make revolution in your heads.

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When I was a child, my mother 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 answered happy. They told me that I hadn't understood the question. I replied that they had not understood life.

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If everyone were to ask for peace instead of another television set, then there would be peace.

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I try to live like Christ, and it's hard, I can tell you.

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French Rock is like English wine.

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Talking about music is like talking about sex... Why talk about it?

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Imagine that there is no country or religion.

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The old joke about money, power and glory... the Beatles had all that, and they realized they had nothing at all.

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I want money just to be rich.

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How did you find America? By turning left in Greenland!

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Ringo Starr was not the best drummer in Liverpool. He wasn't even the best drummer in the Beatles.

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Whatever helps you spend the night as long as you spend the night.

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You used to play rock standards. Why don't you do it anymore? Because now we're creating them.

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The Beatles will exist without us.

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I like to write, read, look or talk, but sex is the only physical activity that can still interest me

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God is a concept by which we can measure our pain

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Love is like a flower. Give him time and he'll grow up.

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Music belongs to everyone. Only publishers believe it belongs to someone.

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Can you sing us something? Money first!

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Before Elvis, there was nothing. My main ambition in life was to become as famous as Elvis.

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I founded the Beatles and dissolved them, it's that simple.

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Why do I live in New York? Because if I had lived in antiquity I would have lived in Rome.

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You can say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope that one day you will be one of us, and the world will be united.

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Rock died the day Elvis left for the army.

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For our next title, can people in the cheapest places clap their hands? And everyone else, shake your jewels!

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When I was a Beatle, I thought we were the best band in the world. It is because we believed him that we became what we became!

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Writing reviews on music is like explaining how to fuck. Who wants to discuss it? But maybe there are people who are interested.

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The Beatles are better known than Jesus Christ.

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Love is the answer and you know it. Love is a flower, you have to let it grow

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I believe in God, but not as a thing, not as an old man in heaven. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus, Mohammed and Buddha and the others said is true. It's just the translation went wrong.

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Surrealism had a great effect on me because I realized that the images in my mind were not crazy. Surrealism is my reality

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If you're trying to give rock'n roll a different name, you should call it Chuck Berry

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May God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he is no longer God... They will turn against him and I hope he will survive this.

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Christianity will leave. He will disappear and sink. I don't need to discuss this. I am right and I will be proven right. We are more popular than Jesus today. I don't know who will go first, rock'n roll or Christianity

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If someone thinks that love and peace are a cliché to be left to the Sixties, that's their problem. Love and peace are eternal

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Our society is run by crazy people with crazy goals. I think we are led by maniacs for maniacal purposes and I think I can be called crazy to say that. That's what madness is all about.

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Music belongs to everyone. Only publishers think people have it

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Many people who complained that we received the MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) received theirs for their heroism in the war - for killing people. We received ours for entertaining people. I'd say we deserved it more

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Everyone loves you when you're six feet under the ground

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I'm not going to change my look or way of thinking to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know, I'm that kind of person

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My role in society, or the role of any artist or poet, is to try to 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 all of us

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As usual, there's always a big woman behind every idiot

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The postman wants an autograph. The taxi driver wants a picture. The waitress wants a handshake. Everyone wants a part of you

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Either you get tired of fighting for peace, or you die

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God is a concept by which we measure our suffering

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One part of me suspects that I am a loser, and another part of me thinks that I am God Almighty

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We were all on this ship in the Sixties, our generation, a ship to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship

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I believe in everything until it is disproved. So I believe in fairies, myths, dragons. They all existed if they are in our minds. Who can say that dreams and nightmares are not as real as they are here and now

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If everyone were to ask for peace instead of another television set, there would be peace

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The time you take pleasure in wasting is not wasted time

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The basic thing that no one asks is'why do people take so many drugs?' Why do we need these accessories to normal life to live? Is there something wrong in our society that puts us under so much pressure that we can't live without protection?

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Everything is clearer when you're in love

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You don't need someone to tell you who you are and what you are. You are what you are!

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Before Elvis, there was nothing

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A dream you have alone is just a dream. A dream you have together is reality

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We all have a Hitler in us but we also have love and peace. Why not give peace a chance for once?

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Art is the only way to express your suffering

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When you drown, you don't say'I'd really be very happy if someone realized I'm drowning and came to help me', you just shout

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What we must do is keep hope alive. Because without it, we will sink

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When I was a child, my mother told me that happiness was the key to life. At school, when I was asked to write what I wanted to be later, I answered happy. They told me that I hadn't understood the question, I told them that they hadn't understood life.

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I try to live like Christ, and it's hard, I can tell you.

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French rock... it's a bit like English wine.

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Whatever helps you spend the night as long as you spend the night.

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Before you want to make revolution for others, first make revolution in your heads.

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Why do I live in New York? Because if I had lived in antiquity I would have lived in Rome.

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It is easy to live with your eyes closed, interpreting through everything you see.

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Talking about music is like talking about sex... Why talk about it?

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Everything exists, even if it is only in your mind. Who can say that dreams and nightmares are not as real as they are here and now?

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Dreaming alone is only a dream. Dreaming together becomes reality.

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

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Life is the thing that happens when you're busy doing something else.

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Music belongs to everyone. Only publishers believe it belongs to someone.

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I have seen the future, he prays.

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If everyone were to ask for peace instead of another television set, then there would be peace.