45 John Lennon Quotes And Sayings About Love, Life, Peace

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John Winston Ono Lennon was an English singer, songwriter, musician and peace activist who achieved worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. Hope, our collection of John Lennon Quotes will inspire you to choose peace over violence.

Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.

– John Lennon

John Lennon Quotes

1. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon

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John Lennon Quotes on Life

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

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John Lennon Quotes on Peace

3. “It’s weird not to be weird.” – John Lennon

4.God is a concept by which we measure our pain.” – John Lennon

5. “You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!” – John Lennon

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

7. “The more real you get the more unreal the world gets.” – John Lennon

8. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” – John Lennon

9. “Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” – John Lennon

10. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” – John Lennon

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

12. “If everyone could just be happy with themselves and the choices people around them make, the world would instantly be a better place!” – John Lennon

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13. “What we’ve got to do is keep hope alive. Because without it we’ll sink.” – John Lennon

14. “Happiness is just how you feel when you don’t feel miserable.” – John Lennon

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John Lennon Quotes on Happiness

15. “Declare it. Just the same way we declare war. That is how we will have peace… we just need to declare it.” – John Lennon

16. “You’re all geniuses, and you’re all beautiful. You don’t need anyone to tell you who you are. You are what you are.” – John Lennon

17. “Get out there and get peace, think peace, and live peace and breathe peace, and you’ll get it as soon as you like.” – John Lennon

18. “A mistake is only an error, it becomes a mistake when you fail to correct it.” – John Lennon

19. “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.” – John Lennon

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

21. “There’s an alternative to violence. It’s to stay in bed and grow your hair.” – John Lennon

22. “You’re just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You’ve got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It’s all down to you, mate.” – John Lennon

23. “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

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24. “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance.” – John Lennon

25. “There’s nothing you can know that isn’t known.” – John Lennon

26. “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

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John Leenon Quote Life is what happens

27. “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.” – John Lennon

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John Lennon Quotes on Love

28. “Produce your own dream. It’s quite possible to do anything, but not if you put it on the leaders and the parking meters.” – John Lennon

29. “Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.” – John Lennon

30. “If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create.” – John Lennon

31. “Everyone deserves to believe they are beautiful.” – John Lennon

32. “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon

33. “I’m not claiming divinity. I’ve never claimed purity of soul. I’ve never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can.” – John Lennon

34. “Life is very short, and there’s no time for fussing and fighting my friends.” – John Lennon

35. “If you want peace, you won’t get it with violence.” – John Lennon

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36. “Love, Love, Love. All you need is love. Love is all you need.” – John Lennon

37. “Creativity is a gift. It doesn’t come through if the air is cluttered.” – John Lennon

38. “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

39. “Happiness is inside you, not with another person.” – John Lennon

40. “I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence.” – John Lennon

41. “Everything is true and not true about everything. That’s one thing I’ve learned.” – John Lennon

42. “If you want to be like the folks up on the hill, you have to learn to smile while you kill.” – John Lennon

43. “You can’t keep quiet about anything that’s going on in the world, unless you’re a monk. Sorry, monks! I didn’t mean it!” – John Lennon

44. “You won’t get anything unless you have the vision to imagine it.” – John Lennon

45. “Life is what is happening today while you were planning tomorrow.” – John Lennon

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