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#1. The trouble with government as it is, is that it doesn't represent the people. It controls them. - Author: John Lennon
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#2. Paranoia is just a heightened sense of awareness - Author: John Lennon
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#3. I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together. - Author: John Lennon
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#4. Well, I just want him to grow up happy. That's the main thing. - Author: John Lennon
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#5. There's high, and then there's high, and to get really high
I mean so high that you can walk on the water, that high
that's where I'm goin' - Author: John Lennon
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#6. Women ... I mean, they are the other half of the sky, and without them there is nothing. And without us there's nothing. There's only the two together creating children, creating society. - Author: John Lennon
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#7. I am a violent man who has learned not to be violent and regrets his violence. - Author: John Lennon
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#8. I've always considered my work one piece and I consider that my work won't be finished until I am dead and buried and I hope that's a long, long time. - Author: John Lennon
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#9. Happiness is just how you feel when you don't feel miserable. - Author: John Lennon
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#10. The dream is over. I gotta get down to reality. The good old days is garbage. - Author: John Lennon
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#11. Nothing really affected me until Elvis. - Author: John Lennon
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#12. When somebody is angry with us, we draw a halo around his or her head, in our minds. Does the person stop being angry then? Well, we don't know! We know, though, that when we draw a halo around a person, suddenly the person starts to look like an angel to us. - Author: John Lennon
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#13. How can I give love when I don't know what it is I'm giving? - Author: John Lennon
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#14. It's weird not to be weird. - Author: John Lennon
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#15. All I want is the truth, just give me some truth - Author: John Lennon
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#16. You can manicure a cat but can you caticure a man? - Author: John Lennon
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#17. We gave up everything just to sit at your table. - Author: John Lennon
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#18. We want to go forward, but which way are we facing? - Author: John Lennon
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#19. 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? - Author: John Lennon
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#20. I feel now at 53 I have grown into a deeper understanding of what a human life is. - Author: John Lennon
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#21. If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace. - Author: John Lennon
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#22. There is no denying that we are still living in the capitalist world. I think that in order to survive and to change the world, you have to take care of yourself first. You have to survive yourself. - Author: John Lennon
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#23. Ringo isn't the best drummer in the world. He isn't even the best drummer in the Beatles - Author: John Lennon
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#24. We are all Christ and Hitler. Yoko and I want Christ to win. - Author: John Lennon
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#25. Link Wray and Gene Vincent ... two of the greatest unknowns of rock 'n' roll. - Author: John Lennon
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#26. I'll be a good boy, please make me well. I promise you anything, get me out of this hell. Cold turkey has got me on the run. - Author: John Lennon
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#27. The reason why kids are crazy is because nobody can face the responsibility of bringing them up. - Author: John Lennon
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#28. Try to see it my way, only time will tell if I am right or I am wrong. While you see it your way, there's a chance that we might fall apart before too long. We can work it out. W e can work it out. - Author: John Lennon
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#29. I always was a rebel ... but on the other hand, I wanted to be loved and accepted ... and not just be a loudmouth, lunatic, poet, musician. But I cannot be what I am not. - Author: John Lennon
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#30. Happiness Is A Warm Gun not about heroin. A gun magazine was sitting there with a smoking gun on the cover and an article that I never read inside called 'Happiness Is a Warm Gun.' I took it right from there. I took it as the terrible idea of just having shot some animal. - Author: John Lennon
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#31. I once was the walrus, now I'm John. - Author: John Lennon
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#32. One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside. - Author: John Lennon
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#33. I learned lots of dirty jokes very young. There was this girl who told me them. The gang I led went in for shoplifting and pulling girls' knickers down. Other boys' parents hated me. - Author: John Lennon
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#34. I've always been politically minded, you know, and against the status quo. - Author: John Lennon
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#35. The women are very important too, we can't have a revolution that doesn't involve and liberate women. It's so subtle the way you're taught male superiority. - Author: John Lennon
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#36. Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty. - Author: John Lennon
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#37. Trying to please everybody is impossible - if you did that, you'd end up in the middle with nobody liking you. You've just got to make the decision about what you think is your best, and do it. - Author: John Lennon
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#38. No longer riding on the merry-go-round, I just had to let it go. - Author: John Lennon
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#39. In Baby You're A Rich Man the point was, stop moaning, you're a rich man and we're all rich, heh heh, baby! - Author: John Lennon
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#40. Life doesn't imitate art ... it is art! - Author: John Lennon
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#41. You are not your emotions,you have emotions,and you can master them. - Author: John Lennon
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#42. I felt an obligation even then to write a song that people would sing in the pub or on a demonstration. That is why I would like to compose songs for the revolution. - Author: John Lennon
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#43. What we've got to do is keep hope alive. Because without it we'll sink. - Author: John Lennon
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#44. I can't speak for George, but I pretty damn well know we got fed up of being sidemen for Paul. - Author: John Lennon
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#45. The idea of beetles came into my head. I decided to spell it BEATles to make it look like beat music, just a joke. - Author: John Lennon
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#46. At one time I was so much involved in the religious bullshit that I used to go around calling myself a Christian Communist, but as Janov says, religion is legalised madness. - Author: John Lennon
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#47. Without Jimmy Dean, the Beatles never would have existed. - Author: John Lennon
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#48. I used to think it was mere homesickness, then I started getting it at home. - Author: John Lennon
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#49. It doesn't matter who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, it only matters that you love! - Author: John Lennon
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#50. I'm not really a career person; I'm a gardener, basically. - Author: John Lennon
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#51. Imagine there's no heaven, it's easy if you try. No hell below us, above us only sky. Imagine all the people living for today ... - Author: John Lennon
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#52. If you're an unknown artist you're lucky to get an hour in a studio - it's a hierarchy and if you don't have hits, you don't get recorded again. - Author: John Lennon
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#53. We're trying to sell peace, like a product, you know, and sell it like people sell soap or soft drinks. And it's the only way to get people aware that peace is possible, and it isn't just inevitable to have violence. Not just war - all forms of violence. - Author: John Lennon
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#54. I like rock & roll, and I don't like much else. - Author: John Lennon
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#55. Nobody's ever tried the peace thing, ... We are selling it like soap. - Author: John Lennon
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#56. The postman wants an autograph. The cab driver wants a picture. The waitress wants a handshake. Everyone wants a piece of you. - Author: John Lennon
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#57. When you're in love, when somebody says something like, "How can you be with that woman?" you say, "What do you mean? I am with this goddess of love, the fulfillment of my whole life. Why are you saying this? Why do you want to throw a rock at her or punish me for being in love with her? - Author: John Lennon
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#58. Love is a promise; love is a souvenir ... - Author: John Lennon
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#59. I was the walrus, but now I am John ... and so my friends, you'll just have to carry on. The dream is over. - Author: John Lennon
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#60. Life is what happens when you make other plans. - Author: John Lennon
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#61. The Beatles is over, but John, Paul, George, and Ringo ... God knows what relationship they'll have in the future. I don't know. I still love those guys! Because they'll always be those people who were that part of my life. - Author: John Lennon
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#62. Don't let them fool you with dope and cocaine, can't do you know harm to feel your own pain. - Author: John Lennon
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#63. You feel alone if you're the only one thinking 'wouldn't it be nice if there was peace and nobody was getting killed.' So advertise yourself that you're for peace if you believe in it. - Author: John Lennon
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#64. If you wanna be a hero, well Just Follow ME. - Author: John Lennon
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#65. All this bit about angels and all the different religions, it's based on something. I think anything's possible. I believe in everything until it's disproved. - Author: John Lennon
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#66. I thought the original Communist revolutionaries coordinated themselves a bit better and didn't go around shouting about it. - Author: John Lennon
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#67. We insult her everyday on TV
And wonder why she has no guts or confidence
When she's young we kill her will to be free
While telling her not to be so smart we put her down for being so dumb - Author: John Lennon
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#68. Listen, if anything happens to Yoko and me, it was not an accident. - Author: John Lennon
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#69. But for me at any rate it was all part of dissolving the God trip or father-figure trip. Facing up to reality instead of always looking for some kind of heaven. - Author: John Lennon
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#70. I don't expect you to understand after you've caused so much pain, but then again-you're not to blame; you're just human-a victim of the insane. - Author: John Lennon
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#71. I had a lot of it in my day, but I don't like it. It's a dumb drug. Your whole concentration goes on getting the next fix. I find caffeine easier to deal with. - Author: John Lennon
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#72. I enjoyed it when football crowds in the early days would sing 'All together now' - that was another one. I was also pleased when the movement in America took up 'Give peace a chance' because I had written it with that in mind really. - Author: John Lennon
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#73. Lack of feeling in an emotional sense is responsible for the way some singers do our songs. They don't understand and are too old to grasp the feeling. Beatles are really the only people who can play Beatle music. - Author: John Lennon
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#74. We thought being offered the M.B.E. [Member of the Order of the British Empire] was as funny as everybody else thought it was. Why? What for? We didn't believe it. It was a part we didn't want. We all met and agreed it was daft. - Author: John Lennon
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#75. I am the eggman
They are the eggmen!
I am the walrus! - Author: John Lennon
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#76. Give peace a chance - Author: John Lennon
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#77. Man, you should have seen them kicking Edgar Allan Poe. - Author: John Lennon
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#78. Music touching my soul, the spirit dance was unfolding. - Author: John Lennon
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#79. Millions of mind guerrillas, raising the spirit of peace and love, not war. - Author: John Lennon
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#80. You're born in pain and pain is what we're in most of the time. And I think that the bigger the pain, the more gods we need. - Author: John Lennon
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#81. The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction. - Author: John Lennon
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#82. How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing? - Author: John Lennon
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#83. I am going into an unknown future, but I'm still all here, and still while there's life, there's hope. - Author: John Lennon
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#84. No short-haired, yellow-bellied, son of tricky dicky
Is gonna mother hubbard soft soap me
With just a pocketful of soap. - Author: John Lennon
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#85. One thing I can tell you is you have to be free. Come together, right now, over me. - Author: John Lennon
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#86. Don't believe that jazz about there's nothing you can do, "turn on and drop out, man" - because you've got to turn on and drop in, or they're going to drop all over you. - Author: John Lennon
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#87. Life is what is happening today while you were planning tomorrow - Author: John Lennon
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#88. The first line (of I Am The Walrus) was written on one acid trip one weekend. The second line was written on the next acid trip the next weekend, and it was filled in after I met Yoko. - Author: John Lennon
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#89. Doing fine. Watching shadows on the wall. - Author: John Lennon
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#90. The more I see, the less I know for sure. - Author: John Lennon
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#91. 'Oh! Darling' was a great one of Paul's that he didn't sing too well. I always thought I could have done it better-it was more my style than his. He wrote it, so what the hell, he's going to sing it. - Author: John Lennon
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#92. We're mostly macrobiotic, but sometimes I take the family out for a pizza. - Author: John Lennon
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#93. I regret profoundly that I was not an American and not born in Greenwich Village. It might be dying, and there might be a lot of dirt in the air you breathe, but this is where it's happening. - Author: John Lennon
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#94. All the revolutions have happened when a Fidel or Marx or Lenin or whatever, who were intellectuals, were able to get through to the workers. They got a good pocket of people together and the workers seemed to understand that they were in a repressed state. - Author: John Lennon
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#95. 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. Get out there and get peace, think peace, and live peace and breathe peace, and you'll get it as soon as you like. - Author: John Lennon
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#96. And so this is Christmas...what have you done? - Author: John Lennon
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#97. There are places I'll remember All my life though some have changed Some forever not for better Some have gone and some remain All these places have their moments With lovers and friends I still can recall Some are dead and some are living In my life I've loved them all - Author: John Lennon
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#98. As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot. - Author: John Lennon
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#99. And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God ... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it. - Author: John Lennon
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#100. I don't believe in killing whatever the reason! - Author: John Lennon
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