John Lennon

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John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With fellow member Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership. Born and raised in Liverpool, Lennon became involved in the skiffle craze as a teenager; his first band, the Quarrymen, evolved into the Beatles in 1960. When the group disbanded in 1970, Lennon embarked on a solo career that produced the critically acclaimed albums John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band and Imagine, and iconic songs such as "Give Peace a Chance", "Working Class Hero", and "Imagine". After his marriage to Yoko Ono in 1969, he changed his name to John Ono Lennon. Lennon disengaged himself from the music business in 1975 to raise his infant son S... More

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John Lennon #Change #Life

Photo of John Lennon I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people.
John Lennon #Hope #Life #Peace

Photo of John Lennon 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.
John Lennon #Art #Music #Respect

Photo of John Lennon 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.
John Lennon #God

Photo of John Lennon God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
John Lennon #Great #Women

Photo of John Lennon As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
John Lennon #Imagination

Photo of John Lennon Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
John Lennon #Life

Photo of John Lennon Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
John Lennon #Love

Photo of John Lennon Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
John Lennon #Love

Photo of John Lennon All you need is love.
John Lennon #Love #Peace

Photo of John Lennon Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough and you have to go and get shot or something.
John Lennon #Music

Photo of John Lennon Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
John Lennon #Love

Photo of John Lennon Everything is clearer when you're in love.
John Lennon #Peace

Photo of John Lennon All we are saying is give peace a chance.
John Lennon #Peace

Photo of John Lennon You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.
John Lennon #Time

Photo of John Lennon Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
John Lennon #Dreams

Photo of John Lennon I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?
John Lennon #Love

Photo of John Lennon 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.
John Lennon #God

Photo of John Lennon I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
John Lennon #God #Time

Photo of John Lennon You're just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You've got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It's all down to you, mate.
John Lennon #God

Photo of John Lennon Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.
John Lennon #God

Photo of John Lennon He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.
John Lennon #God #Hope

Photo of John Lennon And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.
John Lennon #Great

Photo of John Lennon Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.
John Lennon #Life #Love #Peace

Photo of John Lennon I'm not claiming divinity. I've never claimed purity of soul. I've never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can... But I still believe in peace, love and understanding.
John Lennon #Love

Photo of John Lennon Love is the answer, and you know that for sure Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.