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.     


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.     


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.     


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