123 Total Quotes

John Lennon Quotes

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
#English Musician

John Lennon
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans
John Lennon
#Events

John Lennon
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
John Lennon
#English Musician #Enjoyment

John Lennon
If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry'.
John Lennon
#English Musician

John Lennon
Song writing is about getting the demon out of me. It's like being possessed. You try to go to sleep, but the song won't let you. So you have to get up and make it into something, and then you're allowed to sleep.
John Lennon
#Music #Sleep

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
#English Musician #Dreamer

John Lennon
The older generation are leading this country to galloping ruin!
John Lennon
#Politics #Country

John Lennon
Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
John Lennon
#English Musician

John Lennon
A working-class hero is something to be.
John Lennon
#Class

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
#English Musician #Believe

John Lennon
The worst drugs are as bad as anybody's told you. It's just a dumb trip, which I can't condemn people if they get into it, because one gets into it for one's own personal, social, emotional reasons. It's something to be avoided if one can help it.
John Lennon
#Drugs

John Lennon
When I hold you in my arms and I feel my finger on your trigger I know no one can do me no harm because happiness is a warm gun.
John Lennon
#Weapons

John Lennon
It doesn't matter how long my hair is or what colour my skin is or whether I'm a woman or a man.
John Lennon
#English Musician

John Lennon
New York is what Paris was in the twenties. . . the center of the art world. And we want to be in the center. It's the greatest place on earth. . . I've got a lot of friends here and I even brought my own cash.
John Lennon
#Art

John Lennon
All we are saying is give peace a chance.
John Lennon
#English Musician

John Lennon
It was like being in the eye of a hurricane. You'd wake up in a concert and think, Wow, how did I get here?
John Lennon
#English Musician

John Lennon
One has to completely humiliate oneself to be what the Beatles were . . . . It happened bit by bit, until . . . you're doing exactly what you don't want to do with people you can't stand -- the people you hated when you were ten.
John Lennon
#Beatles

John Lennon
The postman wants an autograph. The cab driver wants a picture. The waitress wants a handshake. Everyone wants a piece of you.
John Lennon
#English Musician

John Lennon
You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
John Lennon
#English Musician

John Lennon
He's a real Nowhere Man, / Sitting in his Nowhere Land, / Making all his nowhere plans for nobody. / Doesn't have a point of view, / Knows not where he's going to, / Isn't he a bit like you and me?
John Lennon
#Land

John Lennon
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
John Lennon
#English Musician #Peace

John Lennon
Rituals are important. Nowadays it's hip not to be married. I'm not interested in being hip.
John Lennon
#English Musician

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
#English Musician #Guilt