John Lennon

English rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)

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Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that ... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Whatever gets you through the night is all right.
All we are saying is give peace a chance.
All we are saying is give peace a chance...
Apathy isn't it. We can do something. So flower power didn't work. So what. We start again.
Before Elvis, there was nothing.
I remember a time when everybody I loved hated me because I hated them. - Letter to Stuart Sutcliffe circa 1960
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?
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.
Life is what happens while you are making other plans.
Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans.
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.
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.
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.
People asking questions, lost in confusion, well I tell them there's no problem, only solutions.
The pressures of being a parent are equal to any pressure on earth. To be a conscious parent, and really look to that little being's mental and physical health, is a responsibility which most of us, including me, avoid most of the time because it's too hard.
The reason why kids are crazy is because nobody can face the responsibility of bringing them up.
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted.
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.
Work is life, you know, and without it, there's nothing but fear and insecurity.
Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.

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