21 Quotes by John Lennon that’ll make you think

Quotes-by-John-LennonJohn Lennon inspired a generation. Not only with his songs but with his wit and the philosophy which underpinned his life.

Above all, he was a thinker and communicator and he was able to express his feelings and emotions in ways to which most people could relate, at least to some degree.

So today I offer you 21 quotes by John Lennon to illustrate the point being made here.

Whether you’re a fan of John Lennon or you’re just someone who enjoys a thought-provoking quote or two then you should find something here that will make you think. Most of all you’ll find quotes that simply illustrate the genius that was John Lennon.

These are some of John Lennon’s greatest quotes, which will improve your mind and quite possibly improve your day too.

So read them all now and share this post with your friends.

And please add a comment to highlight your favourite. If your favourite John Lennon quote isn’t here then please add that as a comment too.

Quotes by John Lennon (1-10):

  1. Art is only a way of expressing pain.
  2. Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
  3. The more I see the less I know for sure.
  4. I believe in everything until it’s disproved.
  5. Everything is as important as everything else.
  6. I don’t believe in killing, whatever the reason!
  7. God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
  8. As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
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  10. You have to be a bastard to make it, and that’s a fact.
  11. Everybody loves you when you’re six feet in the ground.

Quotes-by-John-LennonQuotes by John Lennon (11-21):

  1. Happiness is just how you feel when you don’t feel miserable.
  2. Yeah, we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun.
  3. What we’ve got to do is keep hope alive because without it we’ll sink.
  4. I can’t wake you up. You can wake you up. I can’t cure you. You can cure you.
  5. Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty.
  6. You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!
  7. We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.

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