Quotation Explorer - 'John Lennon'

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. - John Lennon
Everything is clearer when you're in love. - John Lennon
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives - John Lennon
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace. - John Lennon
There are only a few notes. Just variations on a theme. - John Lennon
Declare it. Just the same way we declare war. That is how we will have peace... we just need to declare it. - John Lennon
Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see. - 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
Being honest may not get you a lot of friend but it'll always get you the right one - John Lennon
Lots of people who complained about us recieving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war--for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more. Wouldn't you? - John Lennon
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 live as one. - John Lennon
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be... - John Lennon
The reason why kids are crazy is because nobody can face the responsibility of bringing them up. - John Lennon
I'm not afraid of death because I don't believe in it.It's just getting out of one car, and into another. - John Lennon
God is a concept by which we measure our pain. - John Lennon
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted. - 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
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed. - John Lennon
…Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I don't know what will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity. We're more popular than Jesus now. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me. - John Lennon
Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. - John Lennon
The more real you get the more unreal the world gets. - John Lennon
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing? - John Lennon
There's a great woman behind every idiot. - John Lennon
I was feeling insecure you might not love me anymore - John Lennon
They keep you doped with religion, and sex, and T.V.And you think you're so clever and classless and freeBut you're still fucking peasants as far as I can see - John Lennon
The more I see, the less I know for sure. - John Lennon
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination. - John Lennon
All we are saying is give peace a chance. - John Lennon
We all shine on...like the moon and the stars and the sun...we all shine on...come on and on and on... - John Lennon
Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends - John Lennon
Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe. - John Lennon
It doesn't matter who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, it only matters that you love! - John Lennon
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 live 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
Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty. - 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
One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside. - John Lennon
Whatever gets you through the night - John Lennon
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon
If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal. - John Lennon
We're more popular than Jesus now; I dont know which will go first; rock 'n' roll or Christianity. - John Lennon
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility. - 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
Music is everybody's business. It's only the publishers who think people own it - John Lennon
I was the walrus, but now I am John...and so my friends, you'll just have to carry on. The dream is over. - John Lennon
Life is what happens while you are making other plans. - John Lennon
A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. - John Lennon
War is over ... If you want it. - John Lennon
I get by with a little help from my friends. - John Lennon
Just turn left at Greenland... - John Lennon
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. - John Lennon
When you do something noble and 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. - John Lennon
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. - John Lennon
You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are! - John Lennon
When you're drowning you don't think, I would be incredibly pleased if someone would notice I'm drowning and come and rescue me. You just scream. - John Lennon
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! - John Lennon
I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. - John Lennon
Creativity is a gift. It doesn't come through if the air is cluttered. - John Lennon
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends it’ll get you the right ones - John Lennon
I used to think it was mere homesickness, then I started getting it at home. - John Lennon
Before Elvis, there was nothing. - 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
Produce your own dream. If you want to save Peru, go save Peru. It’s quite possible to do anything, but not if you put it on the leaders and the parking meters. Don’t expect Carter or Reagan or or Yoko Ono or Bob Dylan or Jesus Christ to come and do it for you. You have to do it yourself. - John Lennon
Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry. - John Lennon
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