Dancing girl - Hippie quotes

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed individuals can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead

We are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our actions and states of mind matter, because we are so deeply interconnected with one another.  – Ram Dass

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. – James Arthur Baldwin

One sheep - Hippie quotesWhen the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix

The world is ready for a mystic revolution, a discovery of the God in each of us. – George Harrison

There is enough for everyone. People think that there isn’t enough, so they get as much as they can, so many people don’t have enough. – Buckminster Fuller

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. – Joseph Campbell

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined. – Henry David Thoreau

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. – Mahatma Ghandi

There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first. – Jim Morrison

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit. – Abbie Hoffman

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. – Bob Dylan.

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery / None but ourselves can free our minds. – Bob Marley

If you smile at me
I will understand
‘Cause that is something
Everyone, everywhere does in the same language
– Jefferson Airplane and Crosby, Stills, & Nash

Flowing paint - Hippie quotes

The thing that gave me the most pain in life, psychologically, and it gave me tremendous pain psychologically, is man’s disrespect for nature. – Joni Mitchell

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the ’60s, that’s his problem. Love and peace are eternal. – John Lennon

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears the beat of a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away. – Henry David Thoreau

Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching. – Satchel Paige

Record player's needle - Hippie quotes

The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!” – Jack Kerouac

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. – Mahatma Gandhi

It seems to me that love is the most important thing in the world. It may be important to great thinkers to examine the world, to explain and despise it. But I think it is only important to love the world, not to despise it, not for us to hate each other, but to be able to regard the world and ourselves and all beings with love, admiration and respect. – Hermann Hesse

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

Crack in sidewalk - Hippie quotes

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. – Jim Morrison

I believe true happiness is derived from helping others and spreading love. Sharing unconditional love is the best high you can experience. Pure energy flows though you unhindered by doubt, fear or expectation. It is magical beyond belief. Try it sometime! – Skip Stone

My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all. – John Lennon

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