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"He was singing good lyrics, and intelligent lyrics, in the '50s when people were singing, "Oh, baby, I love you so,'" about Chuck Berry

- Submitted by: Beatle Baby

Before Elvis there was nothing... Without him no Beatles- Lennon on Elvis Presley. People say he was wrong about this that AFTER Elvis there was nothing.

- Submitted by: KL Fan

If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry.

- Submitted by: Johnny Beatle Goode

Interviewer: "How do you think you'll die?"
John: "I'll probably be popped off by some looney"

- Submitted by: Shana78

Life is what happens while you are making other plans.
- John Lennon

- Submitted by: LucidLupin

Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war -- for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more.

- Submitted by: LucidLupin

Make no mistake, I love those guys! - referring to Beatle mates George, Ringo and Paul.

- Submitted by: Beatle Baby

Music is everybody's possession.
It's only publishers who think that people own it.
- John Lennon

- Submitted by: LucidLupin

Press Reporter: Do you think Ringo is the best drummer in the world?
John Lennon: I dont think he's the best drummer in The Beatles.

- Submitted by: Adam

The guitar's all well and good John but you'll never make a living out of it.
- John Lennon's Aunt Mimi (when he was young)

The unknown is what it is.
And to be frightened of it is
what sends everybody scurrying
around chasing dreams, illusions,
wars, peace, love, hate, all that.
Unknown is what it is.
Accept that it's unknown
and it's plain sailing.
-John Lennon

- Submitted by: LucidLupin

We were the first working-class heroes in England to ever get anywhere without changing their accents… Changing the life-style and the appearance of youth throughout the world didn't just happen' - we set out to do it, we knew what we were doing.
- John Lennon

When asked by a reporter - "How did you find America?" Lennon replied "Turned left at Greenland."

- Submitted by: sarah

When it first started happening my phone was tapped, and people started to follow me in their car.
- John Lennon on the U.S. governent trying to deport him back to London

- Submitted by: Celeste

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