Encouraging Quotes by John Lennon

Encouraging Quotes by Beatles co-founder John Lennon.

John Lennon
John Lennon

“I’m not really a career person; I’m a gardener, basically.”

“Love, Love, Love. All you need is love. Love is all you need.”

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

“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. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.”

“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?”

“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.””Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

“All we are saying is give peace a chance.”

“A mistake is only an error, it becomes a mistake when you fail to correct it.”

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

“You’re all geniuses, and you’re all beautiful. You don’t need anyone to tell you who you are. You are what you are.”

“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.”

“Creativity is a gift. It doesn’t come through if the air is cluttered.”

“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be…”

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

“If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.”

“Life is very short, and there’s no time for fussing and fighting my friends.”

“I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”

“Only by trying on other people’s clothes do we find what size we are.”

“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.”

“We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight.”

“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.”

“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.”

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