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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Yoko Ono on artist, art, life, feminist, age, seasons, truth, death, honesty, universe, imagination and inspiration.

28 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Yoko Ono On Art, Love, Life And More

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Famous As: Artist

Born On: February 18, 1933

Born In: Tokyo

Yoko Ono is a famous Japanese singer, contemporary artist and a filmmaker. In the early days of her career she was famous as an avant-garde artist. Her arts encouraged participation by the audience like her painting called ‘Painting to Be Stepped On’ invited the spectators to stride on. She further fascinated the masses with many such creative acts including her most phenomenal work ‘Cut Piece’ which was recognized as a great feminist art. After this huge success she met John Lennon and collaborated with him for various musical projects starting from ‘Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins’. They further collaborated on many successful albums which encouraged them to make their own band called the ‘Plastic Ono’ band. She had her biggest piece of stardom when she married John Lennon and became an instant celebrity. She released some albums before the death of her husband. She further went back to do visual and performance art. She has received many awards including the most reputed ‘Grammy Award’. Here are some notable quotes and sayings by the renowned contemporary artist and feminist which are sure to strike a chord with you. Read on the collection of thoughts and quotations by Yoko Ono on autumn, ageing, world, painter, dreams, female, family, moonlight and survival.
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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

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

Yoko Ono

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

Yoko Ono

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

Yoko Ono

We're all water from different rivers, That's why it's so easy to meet, We're all water in this vast, vast ocean, Someday we'll evaporate together.

Yoko Ono

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

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

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

Yoko Ono

We’ve been filled with great treasure for one purpose: to be spilled.

Yoko Ono

I feel sad that he’s just a voice now.

Yoko Ono

Art is my life and my life is art.

Yoko Ono

You are water I’m water we’re all water in different containers that’s why it’s so easy to meet someday we’ll evaporate together.

Yoko Ono

Tape the sound of the moon fading at dawn. Give it to your mother to listen to when she's in sorrow.

Yoko Ono

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

Yoko Ono

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

Yoko Ono

Art is a way of survival.

Yoko Ono

Try to say nothing negative about anybody. a) for three days b) for forty-five days c) for three months See what happens to your life.

Yoko Ono

Life with another person is always difficult.

Yoko Ono

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

Yoko Ono

Cosmetics is a boon to every woman, but a girl's best beauty aid is still a near-sighted man.

Yoko Ono

I thought art was a verb, rather than a noun.

Yoko Ono

Every drop in the ocean counts.

Yoko Ono

A dream you dream alone may be a dream, but a dream two people dream together is a reality.

Yoko Ono

Give death announcements each time you move instead of giving announcements of the change of address. Send the same when you die.

Yoko Ono

You may think I’m small, but I have a universe in my head.

Yoko Ono

You change the world by being yourself.

Yoko Ono

Imagine a dolphin dancing in the sky. Let it dance with joy. Think of yourself at the bottom of the ocean watching.

Yoko Ono

Jimmy Carter is the embodiment of dignity, grace, and the hope for a better world - Carlos Santana

Yoko Ono