john lennon Quotes

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

Music is everybody's business. It's only the publishers who think people own it

- John Lennon

If I were John LennonAnd my feelings for you grew,I'd have left The BeatlesTo spend all my time with you

- Lisa Swerling, If Our Love Were a Book - This Is How It Would Look

Fame had kept me from getting laid that night. Fame would make it so other people would bother me, follow me around with cameras, be all up in my shit, keep me from doing what I wanted to do when I wanted to do it. Fame could even potentially kill me. It killed a lot of people: John Lennon, Princess Diana, Selena.

- A.D. Aliwat, Alpha

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 John Lennon or Yoko Ono or Bob Dylan or Jesus Christ to come and do it for you. You have to do it yourself.

- John Lennon

When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you. The only thing they don’t know how to handle is non-violence and humor.

- John Lennon

We could argue about what constitutes the creepiest line in pop music, but for me it's early Beatles- John Lennon, actually- singing 'I'd rather see you dead, little girl, than to be with another man.

- Stephen King

I used to think it was mere homesickness, then I started getting it at home.

- 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

The sun is up, the sky is blueIt's beautiful, and so are you

- John Lennon, Beatles Lyrics

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.