John Winston Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England. He was a successful singer, songwriter, musician, and peace activist. He was a member of the world’s successful band The Beatles. Before I list inspiring John Lennon quotes, let’s get to know him a little more.
He first founded the band called The Quarrymen which later grew into what we now know The Beatles in 1960. The band’s popular songs include “All You Need Is Love”, “Come Together”, “Hey Jude”, and “In My Life”. However, in 1969, he started another band called “Plastic Ono Band” with his second wife Yoko Ono. In 1970, he quit the Beatles to venture on a solo career.
Lennon was also a prominent person in peace activism. He and Ono spend their honeymoon to promote peace. He released the song “Give Peace a Chance” which was seen as anti-war. The song was used as an anthem by demonstrators who were against the Vietnam War.
Lennon spent a decade releasing his own music but also took a hiatus in 1075. He had two children.
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COMPILATION OF JOHN LENNON QUOTES AND CAPTIONS
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“One thing you can’t hide – is when you’re crippled inside.”
“Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. Happy birthday!”
“It’s weird not to be weird.”
“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.”
“I don’t know which will go first- rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity.”
“All we are saying is give peace a chance.”
“If everyone could just be happy with themselves and the choices people around them make, the world would instantly be a better place.”
“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”
“When you’re drowning you don’t think, I would be incredibly pleased if someone would notice I’m drowning and come and rescue me. You just scream.”
“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.”
Lennon was shot by a fan on December 8, 1980. He was rushed to the hospital but pronounced dead on arrival.
I hope you found these John Lennon quotes inspiring and helpful.