John Lennon Quotes

And So This Is Christmas; And What Have We Done?; Another Year Over; A New One Just Begun; And So Happy Christmas; I Hope You Have Fun; The Near And The Dear Ones; The Old And The Young;

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn’t argue about that. I’m right and I will be proved right. We’re more popular than Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first – rock’n’ roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that […]

There are places I remember all my life, Though some have changed, Some forever, not for better, Some have gone and some remain. All these places had 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. But of all these […]

NothIng happened in the sixties except that we all dressed up.

I liked the A side, but I never liked that sort of pop opera on the other side. I think it’s just junk because it was just bits of songs thrown together.

Someone mentioned the Colosseum in Rome, and I think originally Paul might have even suggested a bloody boat in the middle of the ocean. As for me, I was rapidly warming up to the idea of an asylum. (Let It Be)

We laid down a few tracks, but nobody was really into it at all. It was just such a very, very dreadful feeling being there in Twickenham Studios at eight o’clock in the morning with some old geezer pointing a camera up your nose expecting you to make good music with colored lights flashing on […]

The thing is, in America, it just seemed ridiculous – I mean, the idea of having a hit record over there. It was just something you could never do.

We were just writing songs a la Everly Brothers, a la Buddy Holly, pop songs with no more thought to them than that–to create a sound. And the words were almost irrelevant.

“Sgt. Pepper” is called the first concept album, but it doesn’t go anywhere. All my contributions to the album have absolutely nothing to do with this idea of Sgt. Pepper and his band; but it works ’cause we “said” it worked.