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When you're drowning, you don't say,
by John Lennon

When you're drowning, you don't say,
"I would be incredibly pleased if someone
would have the foresight to notice
me drowning and come and help me,"
you just scream.
- John Lennon

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Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon PHOTO

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

All you need is love.
- John Lennon


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

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

I don't believe in killing whatever the reason!
- John Lennon

 

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

Imagine...
- John Lennon

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.
- John Lennon

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

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Imagine ... Imagine no religion.
- John Lennon

I get by with a little help from my friends.
- John Lennon

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

Everything is clearer when you're in love.
- John Lennon

Part of me suspects that I'm a loser,
and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.
- John Lennon

Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
- John Lennon

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

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
- John Lennon

You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.
- John Lennon

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon,
and the stars, and the sun.
- John Lennon

The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities
and the responsibility that we all had.
It wasn't the answer.
It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
- John Lennon

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure;
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.
- John Lennon

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche
that must have been left behind in the Sixties,
that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
- John Lennon

My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role,
is to try and express what we all feel.
Not to tell people how to feel.
Not as a preacher, not as a leader,
but as a reflection of us all.
- John Lennon

I believe in everything until it's disproved.
So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons.
It all exists, even if it's in your mind.
Who's to say that dreams and nightmares
aren't as real as the here and now?
- John Lennon

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

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

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

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

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

You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact.
And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
- John Lennon

We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation,
a ship going to discover the New World.
And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship.
- John Lennon

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

Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands?
And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
- John Lennon

If you tried to give rock and roll another name,
you might call it "Chuck Berry."
- John Lennon

Guilt for being rich,
and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough
and you have to go and get shot or something.
- John Lennon

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.
- John Lennon

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

We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

Surrealism had a great effect on me
because then I realized that
the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity.
Surrealism to me is reality.
- John Lennon

Music is everybody's possession.
It's only publishers who think that people own it.
- John Lennon

There's nothing you can know that isn't known.
- John Lennon

I don't know which will go first - rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
- John Lennon

It was like being in the eye of a hurricane.
You'd wake up in a concert and think,
Wow, how did I get here?
- John Lennon

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

The postman wants an autograph.
The cab driver wants a picture.
The waitress wants a handshake.
Everyone wants a piece of you.
- 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

I'm not going to change the way I look
or the way I feel to conform to anything.
I've always been a freak.
So I've been a freak all my life
and I have to live with that, you know.
I'm one of those people.
- John Lennon

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

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

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore


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