1940-1980, British Rock Musician
All we are saying is give peace a chance…
John Lennon – [Peace]

And so this is Xmas for black and for white, for yellow and red, let's stop all the fight.
John Lennon – [Race and Racism]

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first — rock and roll or Christianity.
John Lennon – [Christians and Christianity]

God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
John Lennon – [God]

He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.
John Lennon – [Sons]

I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love.
John Lennon – [Money]

I resent performing for frisking idiots who don't know anything.
John Lennon – [Music]

I've had the boyhood thing of being Elvis. Now I want to be with my best friend, and my best friend's my wife. Who could ask for anything more?
John Lennon – [Husbands]

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 – [Egotism]

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 – [Peace]

Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.
John Lennon – [Jesus Christ]

Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.
John Lennon – [Life and Living]

Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war –for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more.
John Lennon – [Awards]

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.
John Lennon – [Love]

My defenses were so great. The cocky rock and roll hero who knows all the answers was actually a terrified guy who didn't know how to cry. Simple.
John Lennon – [Inhibition]

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 – [Madness]

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
John Lennon – [Reality]

Rituals are important. Nowadays it's hip not to be married. I'm not interested in being hip.
John Lennon – [Marriage]

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 – [Drugs]

The more I see the less I know for sure.
John Lennon – [Certainty]

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