Quotes by 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
I wonder why men get serious at all. They have this delicate, long thing hanging outside their bodies which goes up and down by its own will. If I were a man I would always be laughing at myself.
– Yoko Ono
Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one's reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one's perseverance.
– Yoko Ono
When you go to war, both sides lose totally.
– Yoko Ono
When I was four years old, my mother put me into a school for early music education where you get perfect pitch and harmony and composition.
– Yoko Ono
When I turned 60, it didn't bother me at all.
– 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
War is over if you want it.
– Yoko Ono
The only instrument I can play is piano. Whenever I make songs at home, I play the piano and make them on the piano.
– 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
The 1960s were about releasing ourselves from conventional society and freeing ourselves.
– Yoko Ono
Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.
– 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
People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication.
– Yoko Ono
Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest.
– Yoko Ono
John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future.
– Yoko Ono
Is truth always positive? Of course. Once the truth comes out, you know, it's all right. We're scared that if the truth comes out that it's not all right. It's the other way around.
– Yoko Ono
If your life changes, we can change the world, too.
– Yoko Ono
I trust myself. You need that to survive.
– Yoko Ono
I realized that if my thoughts immediately affect my body, I should be careful about what I think. Now if I get angry, I ask myself why I feel that way. If I can find the source of my anger, I can turn that negative energy into something positive.
– Yoko Ono