Global Beatles Day was founded, not with commercial purposes, but to commemorate the band's music and celebrate them collectively and individually. Even further than Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison's magical tunes, The Beatles were huge on promoting peace and love, truth and youth, and most of all, the expansion of human consciousness. They explored the expansion of rhythm and blues, and rock and roll, until they innovated and found new ways to make music. GBD is celebrated on June 25 because the hit song “All you need is love” was performed by The Beatles on the BBC-produced program, Our World, on that same day in 1967.

In order to celebrate the four musicians, we have compiled a series of their greatest quotes; some of which made it into their song lyrics, and others just went down in history.

“Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.” – John Lennon

“And, in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.” – Paul McCartney

“It's all in the mind.” – George Harrison

“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.” – John Lennon

“I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.” – Paul McCartney

“I get by with a little help from my friends.” – Ringo Starr

 “As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.” – John Lennon

“Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.” – John Lennon

“If you're listening, I'm the walrus, too.” – George Harrison

“You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!” – John Lennon

“There's a lot of random in our songs...writing, thinking, letting others think of bits-then bam, you've the jigsaw puzzle.” – Paul McCartney

“Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.” – John Lennon

“Show me that I m everywhere and get me home for tea.” – George Harrison

“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” – John Lennon

“Even if it's being a Beatle for the rest of my life, it's still only a temporary thing.” – George Harrison

“The more I see, the less I know for sure.” – John Lennon

“The Beatles will exist without us.” – George Harrison

I like Beethoven, especially the poems.” – Ringo Starr

“Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realized that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.” – John Lennon

“If I were dead, I would be the last to know.” – Paul McCartney 

“I'd like to end up sort of unforgettable.” – Ringo Starr

“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.” – John Lennon

“As far as I'm concerned, there won't be a Beatles reunion as long as John Lennon remains dead.” – George Harrison

“Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.” – John Lennon

“Let it be.” – The Beatles