John Lennon Quotes

John Lennon's genius, wit, and humor lives on in his words and songs.

Reading over these quotes reminds me how profound and poetic he could be.

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 Quotes

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John Lennon Quotes - Inspirational Quotes From A Beatle!

If everyone could just be happy with themselves and the choices people around them make, the world would instantly be a better place.


However far we travel, wherever we may roam, the center of the circle, will always be our home.


There is an alternative to war. It's staying in bed and growing your hair.


Nowhere Man, please listen
You don't know what you're missing
Nowhere Man, the world is at your command.


Instant Karma's gonna get you
Gonna look you right in the face
Better get yourself together darlin'
Join the human race.


(John sounding very Zen here)

The more I see the less I know for sure.


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


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John Lennon quotes - You may say I'm a dreamer...


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.


I'm not afraid of death because I don't believe in it. It's just getting out of one car, and into another.


You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!


Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.


Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem.


Love is you,
You and me,
Love is knowing,
We can be.


I can't wake you up.You can wake you up.
I can't cure you. You can cure you.


Before you go to sleep,
Say a little prayer.
Every day in every way,
It's getting better and better.


Love is promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.


Being honest may not get you a lot of friends, but it'll always get you the right one.


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Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.


Everything is clearer when you're in love.


The years have passed so quickly, one thing I've understood.
I'm only learning to tell the trees from the wood.


The sun is up, the sky is blue.
It's beautiful and so are you.


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


Beatles Inspired Birthday Story

Now time for something different...

My friend Jack is a huge Beatles fan. So for his birthday I wrote him a story using only (or almost only) Beatles song titles or Beatles lyrics. Just a few things to know to better understand the story:

Jack was a Theatre major in college, so of course he now works at a tin foil factory. He has a long drive to work, and he is in love (obsessed) with Scarlett Johansson.

I hope it inspires you to write a story for the Beatle fan in your life or let it inspire you to some form of creativity. I love getting gifts like this and giving them too.

Here's the story:

Beatles Inspired Birthday Story

It was Another Day In The Life of Jack. Working Eight Days A Week, Driving The Long and Winding Road, Across The Universe, to the tin foil factory. You'd think he was living Back In The USSR.

So don't Ask Me Why, after A Hard Day's Night, this Nowhere Man, decided All Things Must Pass, and Like Dreamers Do, and With A Little Help From His Friends (Here, There and Everywhere) he bought A Ticket To Ride.

And feeling Free As a Bird this former member of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band left Yesterday behind him and declared:

"I've Got To Get Scarlett Johansson Into My Life!"

And believe it or not, it didn't take a Long, Long, Long time before She Came In Through The Bathroom Window.

"Hello!" Jack said. "Goodbye!" Scarlett said.

"Honey Don't," Jack said. "Don't you know - I Want To Be Your Man. I Want To Hold Your Hand. You Really Got A Hold On Me.... Love, Love Me Do."

"But Jack," Scarlett said. "When I'm 64, you'll be 90!"

"But Scarlett: We Can Work It Out. And Tomorrow Never Knows. And Hey, We Don't Have To Hide Our Love Away."

"Well" Scarlett thought. "There is Something In The Way You Move."

"I Am The Walrus," Jack said.

So in The End, She Said, She Said... She Loves You,
And All You Really Need Is Love.

So Hey Jack,
Don't Ever Change
Because you're like Nobody I Know,
And That Means A Lot.
And since You Say It's Your Birthday,
With All My Loving,
I Say Happy Birthday To You!





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