Welcome to Hippyland!

* Home of the Hippies *

Click to Shop at Hip Market!
 

Famous Hippy Quotes
Category: Love

Here are some influential quotes from classic songs of the 60's and 70's, as well as some cool literary quotes from various time periods that continue to inspire us. Links are provided to buy the music or books.

Select a Category
Activism  The Arts  Drugs  Mother Earth  Freedom  Health  Hippiedom  Love  Mind Expansion  Music  Peace  Politics  The Sixties  Spirituality  Vegetarianism  
Enter a word or phrase to search:
If you have something to add to this list, please let us know.
Also check out The Hippyland Glossary

"Love is all you need."
Beatles
Source: All You Need is Love
"Dejeme decirle, a riesgo de parecer ridiculo, que el revolucionario verdadero esta guiado por grandes sentimientos de amor."
"Let me say at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love. "

Che Guevara
"C'mon people, now smile on your brother, ev'ry-body get together, try to love one another right now."
Chet Powers/Youngbloods
Source: Get Together
"Carry on, love is coming. Love is coming to us all."
CS&N
Source: Carry On
"And if you can't be with the one you love, honey Love the one you're with."
CS&N
Source: Love the One You're With
"Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more."
Erica Jong
Source: How to Save Your Own Life
"I do my thing, and you do your thing. I am not tin this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you, and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, it's beautiful."
Frederick E. Perl
"With our love we could save the world"
George Harrison
Source: Within Without You
"We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep on watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it. "
John Lennon
"Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love."
Kahlil Gibran
"The Communists have no need to introduce free love; it has existed almost from time immemorial."
Karl Marx
Source: The Communist Manifesto
"Made up my mind to make a new start. Going to California with an aching in my heart. Someone told me there's a girl out there With love in her eyes and flowers in her hair. "
Led Zeppelin
Source: Goin' to California
"I felt like if any two people had any kind of sexual affinity for each other they had to sleep with each other immediately, otherwise it was a terrible betrayal and waste...Fortunately, I'm relieved of those obsessions now. It's really wonderful. It's really wonderful not feeling you have to sleep with everybody."
Leonard Cohen
Source: The Sixties - by Richard Avedon
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that."

Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Crazy, but that's how it goes Millions of people living as foes Maybe it's not too late To learn how to love and forget how to hate!"
Ozzy Osbourne
Source: Crazy Train
"I believe true happiness is derived from helping others and spreading love. Sharing Unconditional Love is the best high you can experience. Pure Engery flows though you unhindered by doubt, fear or expectation. It is magical beyond belief. Try it sometime!"
Skip Stone
"If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with."
Steven Stills
"Make Love, Not War "
Unknown