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John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday

John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday

John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday
October 09
09:10 2017

John Lennon the legendary singer-songwriter who was one-quarter of the Beatles would have turned 77 years old today.John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool, and formed The Beatles in the 60s with Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star.The musician gave the world many a sobering thought with his lyrics and words, and although they are fit for any situation it is particularly poignant to appreciate them on the music legend’s birthday.Maybe he will be looking down on us saying ‘Everybody loves you when you’re six foot in the ground.’Wise words.His plethora of thought-provoking songs was not the only way John Lennon inspired people to think differently, he was outspoken in his opinions and changed a generation because of it. John Lennon was murdered on December 8, 1980, as he was shot in Central Park on his way home to his apartment with his wife Yoko Ono (Picture: AP)John Lennon quotes on life, love, fame, death, religion and peace‘I believe in everything until it’s disproved.’‘I can’t wake you up. You can wake you up. I can’t cure you. You can cure you.’‘If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the sixties, that’s his problem. Love and peace are eternal.’John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthdayThe music of the Beatles and John Lennon was the most influential work of the rock era ‘Art is only a way of expressing pain.’‘It’s better to fade away like an old soldier than to burn out.’‘Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.’Former Beatle John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, speak at a news conference in New York City, in this April 2, 1973 file photo. Apple Inc. has begun selling downloads of tracks from 16 of John Lennon’s post-Beatles albums, including “Working Class Hero” and “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band,” on iTunes, the company said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007. (AP Photo)John Lennon was nearly deported by Nixon as he was at the forefront of anti-war demonstrations against the fighting in Vietnam (Picture: AP)‘What we’ve got to do is keep hope alive. Because without it we’ll sink.’‘I don’t believe in yesterday, by the way.’‘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.’John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday John Lennon and Paul McCartney made up one of the world’s most legendary songwriting duo God is a concept by which we measure our pain.’‘The more I see the less I know for sure.’‘You have to be a bastard to make it, and that’s a fact.’John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday The Imagine mosaic in the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park, to honour John Lennon today would have been his 77th birthday ‘Music is everybody’s possession. It’s only publishers who think that people own it.’‘Happiness is just how you feel when you don’t feel miserable.’‘I don’t believe in killing whatever the reason.’John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday ‘You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.’‘If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.’‘Everything is as important as everything else.’John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday John Lennon wrote and performed as a solo artist from 1970 until his death in 1980 ‘A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.’‘Everything is clearer when you’re in love.’‘Before Elvis there was nothing.’‘You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are.’‘As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.’‘If there’s such a thing as genius – I am one. And if there isn’t, I don’t care.’‘Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.’‘Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.’

Source: John Lennon quotes to celebrate his 77th birthday | Metro News

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