Hippy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hippy quotes, hippy sayings, and hippy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The world is ready for a mystic revolution, a discovery of the God in each of us. George Harrison
They won't give peace a chance, that's just a dream some of us had. Joni Mitchell
It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves. Carl Jung
Down through all of eternity the crying of humanity, tis' then when the hurdy gurdy man comes singing songs of love. Donovan
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
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching. Satchel Paige
If you smile at me I will understand because that is something everyone, everywhere does in the same language. Jefferson Airplane
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix
When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there. George Harrison
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
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. Joseph Campbell
There was a band playing in my head, and I felt like getting high. Neil Young
A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station. Abbie Hoffman
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain
You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. Bob Dylan
I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined. Henry David Thoreau
The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades. Alice Cooper
I'm the one who's gonna die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want. Jimi Hendrix
I've been smiling lately, dreaming about the world as one. And I believe it could be someday it's going to come. Cat Stevens
Our actions and states of mind matter, because we are so deeply interconnected with one another. Ram Dass
All things old become new again. In my youth the athletes had crew cuts and the hippies had long hair. Now the athletes have long hair and the hippies are bald. Harley King
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command. Alan Watts
Time you enjoy wasting, was is wasted time. Bertrand Russell
Like a true Nature's child, we were born, born to be wild. Steppenwolf
Purple Haze all in my brain, lately things don't seem the same. Actin' funny but I don't know why. ‘Scuse me while I kiss the sky. Jimi Hendrix
The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it. Abbie Hoffman
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there would be peace. John Lennon
In a gentle way you can shake the world. Ghandi
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. Alan Watts
In reality punk people are usually the gentlest, kindest folks you'll ever know. They're like hippies, only they wear way more black. Kate Rockland
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. Aldous Huxley
Never doubt that a small group of thoughful, committed individuals can change the world, indeed it's the only thing that ever has. Margaret Meade
Your mind is like a parachute, it doesn't work unless it's open. Jordan Maxwell
I wanna say hello to all the ex-hippies tonight. I've never been a hippie myself but I'm an honorary hippie. Bob Dylan
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight. Bob Marley
You're going to have to change the priorities of your life, if you love this planet. Dr. Helen Caldicott