Here I have selected the five best John Lennon quotes to share with you.
John Winston Lennon or better known as just John Lennon was one of the more popular and controversial member of The Beatles.
Remember the phenomenon ‘Beatlemania‘, which began way back in 1963.
This intense fan frenzy continued even after the the group had broken up in 1970.
This was reported in The Columbian on August 24th 1964:
According to psychologist Dr. J. E. Ryan who attended The Beatles’ concert, he said that the excitement felt by the teenagers was much greater and stronger than sex.
It included elation and the whole spectrum of emotions.
Best Five John Lennon Quotes
Here are my best 5 John Lennon quotations:
“I wouldn’t say I was a born writer; I’m a born thinker.” – John Lennon
“…the so-called pain of the artist was always paid for by the freedom of the artist.” – John Lennon
“The Beatles are bigger than Jesus.” – John Lennon
(This quote is also found in: Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography Of The Sixties By Tariq Ali, Verso, 2005, Power to the People John Lennon and Yoko Ono Talk To Robin Blackburn And Tariq Ali; p.363)
“The king is always killed by his courtiers. He is overfed, overindulged, overdrunk to keep him tied to his throne. Most people in the position never wake up.” – John Lennon
(This quote is also found here.)
“I’ve always considered my work one piece and I consider that my work won’t be finished until I am dead and buried and I hope that’s a long, long time.” – John Lennon
Here is my full list of authentic John Lennon quotes that linked to credible sources.
This is a free short e-book by John Lennon titled “John Lennon In His Own Write“.