Top 10 John Lennon Quotes

John Winston Lennon(October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980) was an English singer-songwriter and peace activist, best known as the lead band member and founder of the Beatles. 

Here are John Lennon’s top ten most inspirational quotes:


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

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

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Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.

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

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Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.

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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.

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Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream.

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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.



Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.

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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.

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Thank you John Lennon!

Interesting John Lennon Facts:

  • He formed his first band, The Quarrymen, in 1956.
  • His mom bought him his first guitar.
  • He played banjo, piano, saxophone, harmonica, and guitar.
  • He had dyslexia and was legally blind without his glasses.
  • One of his old guitars sold for over $2 million.
  • He was a fan of Elvis Presley.

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