Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.
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.
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.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That’s what’s insane about it.
“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.”
My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.
All you need is love.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.
I don’t believe in killing whatever the reason!
Possession isn’t nine-tenths of the law. It’s nine-tenths of the problem.
Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry.
Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty.
Rituals are important. Nowadays it’s hip not to be married. I’m not interested in being hip.
It was like being in the eye of a hurricane. You’d wake up in a concert and think, Wow, how did I get here?