65 George Harrison Quotes On Success In Life

George Harrison was an English musician, singer-songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Sometimes called “the quiet Beatle”, Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in the Beatles’ work. Although the majority of the band’s songs were written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, most Beatles albums from 1965 onwards contained at least two Harrison compositions. His songs for the group include “Taxman”, “Within You Without You”, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, “Here Comes the Sun” and “Something”. These George Harrison quotes will motivate you.

Best George Harrison Quotes

  1. “With every mistake, we must surely be learning.” ~ George Harrison
  2. “It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.” ~ George Harrison
  3. “Heaven and hell is right now. … You make it heaven or you make it hell by your actions.” ~ George Harrison
  4. “Everyone should have themselves regularly overwhelmed by Nature” ~ George Harrison
  5. “My life belongs to me, my love belongs to those who can see it.” ~ George Harrison

  6. “The only thing we really have to work at in this life is how to manifest love.” ~ George Harrison
  7. “Love one another (His last words)” ~ George Harrison
  8. “Sometimes I feel like I’m actually on the wrong planet. It’s great when I’m in my garden, but the minute I go out the gate I think, ‘What the hell am I doing here?” ~ George Harrison
  9. “You can be standing right in front of the truth and not necessarily see it, and people only get it when they’re ready to get it.” ~ George Harrison
  10. “In the end, this world will go under because of the stupidity of people.” ~ George Harrison
  11. “I remember thinking I just want more. This isn’t it. Fame is not the goal. Money is not the goal. To be able to know how to get peace of mind, how to be happy, is something you don’t just stumble across. You’ve got to search for it.” ~ George Harrison
  12. “We are not these bodies, just souls having a bodily experience.” ~ George Harrison

  13. “When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.” ~ George Harrison
  14. “I’m only myself when I have a guitar in my hands.” ~ George Harrison
  15. “I believe what it says in the scriptures and in the Bhagavad Gita: ‘Never was there a time when you did not exist, and there never will be a time when you cease to exist.'” ~ George Harrison
  16. “Yesterday, today was tomorrow. And tomorrow, today will be yesterday.” ~ George Harrison
  17. “It’s easier to criticize somebody else, than to see yourself.” ~ George Harrison
  18. “The more I go inside, the more there is to see.” ~ George Harrison

  19. “The world is ready for a mystic revolution, a discovery of the God in each of us.” ~ George Harrison
  20. “Everybody is worried about dying, but the cause of death is birth, so if you don’t want to die, you don’t get born!” ~ George Harrison, George Harrison quotes on death
  21. “We’re now the results of our past actions, and in the future we’ll be the results of the actions we’re performing now.” ~ George Harrison
  22. “It’s easier to hurt someone and make them cry, than it is to dry their eyes.” ~ George Harrison
  23. “If everyone who had a gun just shot themselves, there wouldn’t be a problem.” ~ George Harrison
  24. “All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” ~ George Harrison

  25. “Having played with other musicians, I don’t even think The Beatles were that good.” ~ George Harrison
  26. “I wanted to be successful, not famous.” ~ George Harrison
  27. “The Beatles saved the world from boredom.” ~ George Harrison
  28. “Gossip is the Devil’s radio.” ~ George Harrison
  29. “Rap music is just computerized crap. I listen to Top of the Pops and after three songs I feel like killing someone.” ~ George Harrison
  30. “All I got to be is be happy.” ~ George Harrison
  31. “What’s often in your heart is the hardest to reach.” ~ George Harrison

  32. “That’s it really; it’s all love, whichever way you look at it, it’s all love. How much you can Get from each other and that’s determined by how much you’re Giving to each other… But it all starts Within our self and then it spreads to those around us, Good & Bad. But basically that’s it, I think it’s the Love that we can generate is = to the Love that we get back Amen” ~ George Harrison
  33. “I fell in love, not with anything or anybody in particular but with everything.” ~ George Harrison
  34. “Give me love Give me love Give me peace on earth Give me light Give me life Keep me free from birth Give me hope Help me cope, with this heavy load Trying to, touch and reach you with, heart and soul” ~ George Harrison
  35. “No matter how good you are, you still need grace to get out of the material world. You can be a yogi or a monk or a nun, but without God’s grace you still can’t make it.” ~ George Harrison
  36. “Once you realize something, then you can’t pretend you don’t know it any more.” ~ George Harrison

  37. “The purpose of life is to find out ‘Who am I?’, ‘Why am I here?’ and ‘Where am I going?'” ~ George Harrison
  38. “People are all ignorant, they fear new things, they fear knowledge somehow, I don’t know why. Everything that I ever learned was always so great. I never thought so at the time, it was just that little bit more in your mind an expansion of consciousness or awareness.” ~ George Harrison
  39. “A little understanding of “As you sow, so shall you reap” is important, because then you can’t blame the condition you’re in on anyone else.” ~ George Harrison
  40. “Why live in the darkness all your life? Why, if you are unhappy, if you are having a miserable time, why not just look at it? Why are you in the darkness? Look for the light. The light is within.” ~ George Harrison
  41. “The “intellectuals” will always have problems, because they always need to “know.” They’re often the most spiritually bankrupt people, because they never let go; they don’t understand the meaning of “to transcend” the intellect.” ~ George Harrison
  42. “There’s a bottomless heart hooked into all of you and it’s wondering how much you care.” ~ George Harrison

  43. “And the time will come when you see, we’re all one, and life flows on within you and without you.” ~ George Harrison
  44. “We’re trying to impress ourselves in a way. That’s why we keep trying to do things better… we never get satisfied.” ~ George Harrison
  45. “Since our problems have been our own creation, they also can be overcome.” ~ George Harrison
  46. “Scan not a friend with a microscopic glass, you know his faults, now let the foibles pass.” ~ George Harrison
  47. “I think people who truly can live a life in music are telling the world, ‘You can have my love, you can have my smiles. Forget the bad parts, you don’t need them. Just take the music, the goodness, because it’s the very best, and it’s the part I give most willingly” ~ George Harrison
  48. “I used to think that having many material things would increase one’s stock of happiness. I found that to be completely untrue. The trappings don’t make the man at all.” ~ George Harrison
  49. “The Past is gone and the future might not even be, the only thing we ever experience is the now, I try to enjoy the minute.” ~ George Harrison
  50. “As long as you hate, there will be people to hate.” ~ George Harrison

  51. “Everyone has choice when to and not to raise their voices: It’s you who decides.” ~ George Harrison
  52. “It is an outrage that people can take other people’s lives when they obviously haven’t got their own lives in order.” ~ George Harrison
  53. “Give me love, give me peace on earth, give me light, give me life” ~ George Harrison
  54. “The Beatles exist apart from my Self. I am not really Beatle George. Beatle George is like a suit or shirt that I once wore on occasion and until the end of my life people may see that shirt and mistake it for me.” ~ George Harrison
  55. “Death is just where your suit falls off and now you’re in your other suit. You can’t see it on this level, but it’s all right. Don’t worry.” ~ George Harrison
  56. “The response that comes from chanting is in the form of bliss, or spiritual happiness, which is a much higher taste than any happiness found here in the material world. That’s why I say that the more you do it, the more you don’t want to stop, because it feels so nice and peaceful.” ~ George Harrison, George Harrison quotes on spirituality
  57. “Without going out of my door I can know all things on Earth.” ~ George Harrison

  58. “No matter how much money you’ve got, it doesn’t necessarily make you happy. You have to find your happiness with the problems you have, not worry too much about them, and chant Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare.” ~ George Harrison
  59. “Didn’t want to be a star, wanted just to play guitar in this cockamamie business.” ~ George Harrison
  60. “Everybody would like to be good, that’s the silly thing, everybody always likes it when they’re having a nice time or when they’re happy or when it’s sunny, they all dig it; but then they go and forget about it, they never really try to make it nice. They think that it just comes along and it’s nice if you’re lucky, or if you’re unlucky it’s bad for you.” ~ George Harrison
  61. “Without looking out of my window I could know the ways of heaven” ~ George Harrison

  62. “Badfinger was pretty good. It was a very sad story, though, because the guy, he ended up killing himself, Pete Ham, who was a lovely fellow, he was a good guitar player and a great singer, he wrote, the most famous tune I would imagine is “Without You”, you know the Harry Nilsson record.” ~ George Harrison
  63. “Try to realize it’s all within yourself no one else can make you change, and to see you’re only very small and life flows on within you and without you.” ~ George Harrison
  64. “If people would just wake up to what’s real, there would be no misery in the world. I guess chanting’s a pretty good place to start.” ~ George Harrison
  65. “My son looks more like George Harrison than I do.” ~ George Harrison

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