20 Wise and Inspirational Quotes by Yoko Ono

Celebrating Yoko Ono’s 86th Birthday

20 Wise and Inspirational Quotes by Yoko Ono

Yoko turns 86 today, we remember 20 of her best and most inspirational quotes, including some taken from her famous 1964  book, “Grapefruit”, that reads as a set of instructions through which the work of art is completed-either literally or in the imagination of the viewer-participant. This was one of John Lennon’s favorite books and inspired him to write “Imagine” (which only recently has been co-credited to Ono)

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The regret of my life is that I have not said ‘I love you’ often enough.

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Each time we don’t say what we wanna say, we’re dying.

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You may think I’m small, but I have a universe inside my mind.

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Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a concept that humans created.

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A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.

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It’s better to dance than to march through life.

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Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you’ll start to see a big difference in your life.

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Use your blood to paint. Keep painting until you faint. Keep painting until you die.

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Never say goodbye, You say tomorrow’s another day, All I know is we’re here today.

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

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Hide until everybody goes home. Hide until everybody forgets about you. Hide until everybody dies.

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Mirror becomes a razor when it’s broken. A stick becomes a flute when it’s loved.

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Imagine the clouds dripping Dig a hole in your garden to put them in.

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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.

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Every drop in the ocean counts.

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The opposite of love is fear, not hate.

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Distance doesn’t exist, in fact, and neither does time. Vibrations from love or music can be felt everywhere, at all times.

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Write down everything you fear in life. Burn it. Pour herbal oil with a sweet scent on the ashes.

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When you are suffering, you become more understanding about yourself, but also about other people’s sufferings too. That’s the first step to understand somebody is to understand their sufferings. So then love follows.

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