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The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional
by Yoko Ono

The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional
society and freeing ourselves.
- Yoko Ono

Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest.
- Yoko Ono

When I turned 60, it didn't bother me at all.
- Yoko Ono

War is over if you want it.
- Yoko Ono

 

Artists are going to be the metronome of this society.
- Yoko Ono

Art is my life and my life is art.
- Yoko Ono

Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world.
Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think.
- Yoko Ono

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I just go with the flow, so any style can be in my music -
that makes it exciting.
- Yoko Ono

What we do really affects the world.
Most of us think we can't do anything,
but it really isn't true.
- Yoko Ono

True artists are prophets.
I don't want to be that prophetic in that sense because it's so lonely.
- Yoko Ono

Mothers are not supposed to give guidance,
right' Sean's doing his own thing.
- Yoko Ono

John wrote with a very deep love for the human race
and a concern for its future.
- Yoko Ono

I think of John every day.
I do try to block it, but December 8th is not the only day I think of him.
- Yoko Ono

My life was pretty rough.
- Yoko Ono

Healing yourself is connected with healing others.
- Yoko Ono

Every drop in the ocean counts.
- Yoko Ono

People make music to get a reaction.
Music is communication.
- Yoko Ono

What the Beatles did was something incredible,
it was more than what a band could do.
We have to give them respect.
- Yoko Ono

I'm not going to doubt my life.
- Yoko Ono

I'm a very obsessive type.
If I do get into it, I'll soon be there 12 hours a day.
I just don't want to do that.
- Yoko Ono

At least I had that, one guy understood me.
- Yoko Ono

All my concerts had no sounds in them;
they were completely silent.
People had to make up their own music in their minds!
- Yoko Ono

No one person could have broken up a band,
especially one the size of the Beatles.
- Yoko Ono

The cynicism that you have is not your real soul.
- Yoko Ono

When you go to war, both sides lose totally.
- Yoko Ono

The nice thing about the gallery shows is that without
having to pay any money you can just go and see it.
- Yoko Ono

Why do they cover Paul's songs but never mine?
- Yoko Ono

If your life changes, we can change the world,
too.
- Yoko Ono

Life with another person is always difficult.
- Yoko Ono

Being alone is very difficult.
- Yoko Ono

Most of the fans of John Lennon and maybe John and
Yoko are younger than me.
- Yoko Ono

Everybody's an artist.
Everybody's God.
It's just that they're inhibited.
- Yoko Ono

I saw that nothing was permanent.
You don't want to possess anything that is dear to
you because you might lose it.
- Yoko Ono

We are all dreamers creating the next world,
the next beautiful world for ourselves and for our children.
- Yoko Ono

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace,
in marriage, in education and on the playing field.
It was a very exciting, rebellious time.
- Marlo Thomas

It was a wonderful time to be young.
The 1960s didn't end until about 1976.
We all believed in Make Love, Not War.
We were idealistic innocents, despite the drugs and sex.
- Margot Kidder

Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from
unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today.
- Hal Stratton

New developments in weapon systems during the 1950s
and early 1960s created a situation that was most dangerous,
and even conducive to accidental war.
- Herman Kahn

Our church has been legal since late 1960s.
I've been involved since 1972.
I was ordained in 1975.
- Sally Kirkland

As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging.
She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic.
- Maureen O'Hara

When it comes to music, we live in a very different
world than everyone did in the 1960s and 1970s.
- Vanessa Carlton

Actually, I only have a few friends in real life.
And when I say friends, I'm referring to those people
who I've known since the 1960s.
- Jean Reno

When you're a guest star on TV shows -
particularly in the 1960s -
you're always the villain.
- Robert Vaughn

And I don't expect anyone can bring about a revolution
in the way that Bob Dylan did -
and really didn't -
in the 1960s.
- Michael Stipe

In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s,
the Olympics were much more than just another event.
- Peggy Fleming

When, at the end of the 1960s, I became interested in the Nazi era,
it was a taboo subject in Germany.
No one spoke about it anymore, no more in my house than anywhere else.
- Anselm Kiefer

In the 1960s, people were trying to get away from the pop song format.
Tracks were getting longer, or much,
much shorter.
- Brian Eno

The concept of industry domination of regulatory agencies
was well known and documented in the literature by the 1960s.
- Nick Johnson

I learned to fly an airplane, and had my own airplane during the 1960s.
- Douglass North

When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting
to be more books geared towards young adults.
- Alison Bechdel

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be.
And I don't think they've ever remembered.
- Andy Warhol

I certainly was one of the instigators in the 1960s
of freedom of expression.
- Sally Kirkland

It was in the 1960s that I began the detailed study of public regulation.
- George Stigler

Secretary Rumsfeld used to represent parts of our district in the 1960s.
I think that he and his team have done a masterful
job in defeating Iraqi forces quickly and decisively.
- Mark Kirk

John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when
I was a political activist in the civil rights movement
and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill,
where I went to university.
- Russell Banks

The only thing I wish I had kept were all the peace beads,
because in the 1960s people made these and hung them
at protests and it was a wonderful thing.
- David Selby

I have been using delay and reverberation since the middle 1960s.
I use them to make what is almost inaudible to the ear,
audible.
I do not use them to play loudly but to make the higher harmonics heard.
- Bill Dixon

I remember being young in the 1960s...
we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope.
This is what is missing in the youth today.
This being able to dream and to change the world.
- Bernardo Bertolucci

I thought at the time that I wanted to go into institutional sales,
selling stocks and bonds to institutions.
In those days, which was the 1960s, the institutional
salesman was making about $100,000 a year.
I thought that was just an enormous amount of money.
- Henry Kravis

Well, our economy is very strong and growing.
We have created 5.4 million new jobs in the last 3 years.
Our unemployment rate is better than the average unemployment rate of the 1960s,
1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
- Ric Keller

I remember coming to this college in the 1960s as a
new legislator when a road divided the campus -
and it was not fully paved at that -
and no wall defined the campus from the highway.
- Michael N. Castle

During the early 1960s, I decided to supplement research
support for quantitative economic studies at Pennsylvania
by selling econometric forecasts to private and public sector buyers.
- Lawrence R. Klein

The 1960s were big for folk music, and the Kingston Trio led the way.
They were the ones who started it all.
The music was fresh and alive.
College kids loved it and their parents did,
too.
- George Grove

There has always been a certain proportion of people
who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex.
That hasn't changed since we started doing research
on it back in the early 1960s.
- Andrew Greeley

I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s,
having observed some distortions up close,
but since then I wouldn't say that my personal experience
has remained an important motive for my writing about media.
- Todd Gitlin

Most centrist Democrats...
try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s.
There are journalistic centrists as well,
who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy.
- Tom Hayden

It is quite interesting that whilst there are tremendous theories,
in the 1960s when IT was born, everybody was supposedly
going to their cottage in the countryside to work in a virtual way.
- Richard Rogers

To pursue a so-called Third Way is foolish.
We had our experience with this in the 1960s when we
looked for a socialism with a human face.
It did not work, and we must be explicit that we are
not aiming for a more efficient version of a system that has failed.
- Vaclav Klaus

When the new wave of terrorism came on the modern world,
which is the late 1960s, early 1970s,
I think we spent about a decade, the United States and our allies,
trying to figure out how to deal with it.
- Paul Bremer

I often heard about his cases and I often sat in on his trials.
In the late 1960s when I was growing up I wanted to
be a crusader like him but I didn't want to wear a suit and commute.
- David Guterson


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