John Lennon Quotes

Most popular John Lennon Quotes

Our children will hate us too, y'know.
— John Lennon

children

All you need is love.
— John Lennon
Happiness is a warm gun.
— John Lennon

happiness

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
— John Lennon

imagination

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
— John Lennon
We're more popular than Jesus Christ now.
— John Lennon

fame

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
— John Lennon

love

All we are saying is: give peace a chance.
— John Lennon
God is a concept
By which we measure
Our pain.
— John Lennon

God

God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
— John Lennon

God

All I want is the truth, just give me some truth!
— John Lennon
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
— John Lennon

life

Life is what happens to you when you're making other plans.
— John Lennon
If everyone demanded peace instead of another TV set, we'd have peace.
— John Lennon

peace

Work is life, you know, and without it, there's nothing but fear and insecurity.
— John Lennon

insecurity

If there's such a thing as genius — which is just what? What the fuck is it — I am one. And if there isn't, I don't care.
— John Lennon

egotism

If there is a such a thing as genius, which is just know- What the fuck it is?- I am one, you know. And if there isn't, I don't care.
— John Lennon

genius

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.

peace

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.

peace hopeful

If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or my music, then in that respect you can call me that . . . I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.
— John Lennon
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.

fear motivation

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.