17 Quotes From The Beatles That Are Surprisingly Insightful

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"All you need is love."

The Beatles–John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr–are the world's most well-loved musicians for a reason. The songs they wrote (as band and as solo artists) were poignant, fun, and catchy as hell; and it didn't hurt that they had style in spades.

The music of the Beatles transcends age, class, gender, race–seriously, we dare you to find one person who doesn't know and love The Fab Four. But we have a feeling the biggest reason The Beatles' music has made such a lasting impression on the world is the wisdom found in the lyrics (and the lyricists).

These 17 quotes and lyrics from the boys from across the pond will give you hope, direction, and motivation to life your best life.

"All you need is love. Love is all you need."

"There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be."

"And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make."

"Life is very short and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friend."

"Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end."

"We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections."

"Don't carry the world upon your shoulders."

“It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, t matters only that you love."

"The long and winding road that leads to home will never disappear."

"With every mistake, we must surely be learning."

When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there."

"And what's the point of changing when I'm happy as I am?"

"I don't care too much for money, money can't buy me love."

"I don't work at being ordinary."

"Everyone should have themselves regularly overwhelmed by nature."

"If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there."

"Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears."

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