John Lennon: 40 quotes on his birthday

Here are 40 quotes from John Lennon, who would have been 72 today.

2. Applause


"For our last number, I'd like to ask your help. Would the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands. And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry." 

(Royal Variety performance in Nov. 1963, attended by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret)

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