65 Hippie Quotes On Success In Life

These hippie quotes will inspire you. Hippie, a usually young person who rejects the mores of established society (as by dressing unconventionally or favoring communal living) and advocates a nonviolent ethic or relating to hippies or the subculture associated with them.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging hippie quotes, hippie sayings, and hippie proverbs.

Best Hippie Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “All I’m gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.” ~ Jimi Hendrix
  3. “Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” ~ James A. Baldwin
  4. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

  5. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ~ Mark Twain
  6. “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” ~ Bob Dylan
  7. “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  8. “Hippy is an establishment label for a profound, invisible, underground, evolutionary process. For every visible hippy, barefoot, beflowered, beaded, there are a thousand invisible members of the turned-on underground. Persons whose lives are tuned in to their inner vision, who are dropping out of the TV comedy of American Life.” ~ Timothy Leary
  9. “A hippie is someone who looks like Tarzan, walks like Jane and smells like Cheetah.” ~ Ronald Reagan

  10. “Hippies believe the world could be a better place. Beatniks believe things aren’t going to get better and say the hell with it, stay stoned and have a good time.” ~ Janis Joplin
  11. “It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.” ~ Carl Jung
  12. “Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  13. “Time to live, time to lie, time to laugh, and time to die. Take it easy baby. Take it as it comes.” ~ Jim Morrison

  14. “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined…” ~ Henry David Thoreau , Hippie quotes about life
  15. “When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.” ~ George Harrison
  16. “You’re either on the bus or off the bus.” ~ Tom Wolfe
  17. “My advice to people today is as follows: if you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in, and drop out.” ~ Timothy Leary

  18. “If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.” ~ Bertrand Russell , Hippie quotes about happiness
  19. “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
  20. “The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it. The second duty is to eat breakfast. I ain’t going.” ~ Abbie Hoffman
  21. “My real fantasy if I was to drop out would be to live in a mobile home and be a hippie and drive around festivals and have millions of children – children with dreadlocks and nose rings – and play the flute.” ~ Rachel Weisz

  22. “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!” ~ Bob Marley
  23. “If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.” ~ John Lennon
  24. “Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.” ~ Alan Watts
  25. “The hippies had in mind something that they wanted, and were calling it freedom, but in the final analysis freedom is a purely negative goal. It just says something is bad. Hippies weren’t really offering any alternatives other than colorful short-term ones, and some of these were looking more and more like pure degeneracy. Degeneracy can be fun but it’s hard to keep up as a serious lifetime occupation.” ~ Robert M. Pirsig
  26. “Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.” ~ Bob Marley

  27. “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
  28. “The classic relationship with grass that early hippies had was that it’s better shared with friends. You can’t really get high with a bad attitude. Kindness and sweetness exhilarates your stone. Stolen grass doesn’t get you as high. The old hippie ethic really counts” ~ Stephen Gaskin
  29. “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 who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  30. “Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers.” ~ Mary Tyler Moore

  31. “Though it’s frequently portrayed as this crazy, unbridled festival of rain-soaked, stoned hippies dancing in the mud, Woodstock was obviously much more than that – or we wouldn’t still be talking about it in 2009. People of all ages and colors came together in the fields of Max Yasgur’s farm.” ~ Richie Havens
  32. “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
  33. “There was a band playing in my head, And I felt like getting high” ~ Neil Young
  34. “Excuse me while I kiss the sky.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

  35. “When we heard about the hippies, the barely more than boys and girls who decided to try something different … we laughed at them. We condemned them, our children, for seeking a different future. We hated them for their flowers, for their love, and for their unmistakable rejection of every hideous, mistaken compromise that we had made throughout our hollow, money-bitten, frightened, adult lives” ~ June Jordan
  36. “Kerouac opened a million coffee bars and sold a million pairs of Levis to both sexes. Woodstock rises from his pages.” ~ William S. Burroughs
  37. “Sooner or later, all games become serious.” ~ J. G. Ballard

  38. “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.” ~ Frank Zappa
  39. “Imagine all the people Sharing all the world.” ~ John Lennon
  40. “If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear a flower in your hair.” ~ Scott McKenzie
  41. “We all sang the songs of peace” ~ Melanie , Hippie quotes about peace
  42. “Our deepest fears are like dragons, guarding our deepest treasure.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

  43. “How many of us go through our days parched and empty, thirsting after happiness, when we’re really standing knee-deep in the river of abundance?” ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach
  44. “Hippies? Why, I’m the original.” ~ Jerry Lee Lewis
  45. “I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown.” ~ Jim Morrison
  46. “Drugs are a bet with your mind.” ~ Jim Morrison
  47. “To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else” ~ Bernadette Devlin

  48. “Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics.” ~ Carl Jung
  49. “If you don’t risk anything you risk everything” ~ Mark Zuckerberg
  50. “I’ll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours.” ~ Bob Dylan
  51. “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” ~ Bob Dylan
  52. “If you want to be free, be free, because there’s a million things to be.” ~ Cat Stevens

  53. “The people who invented the twenty-first century were pot-smoking, sandal-wearing hippies from the West Coast like Steve, because they saw differently,” he said. “The hierarchical systems of the East Coast, England, Germany, and Japan do not encourage this different thinking. The sixties produced an anarchic mind-set that is great for imagining a world not yet in existence.” ~ Walter Isaacson
  54. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.” ~ Jim Morrison
  55. “We’d go out in Larry’s hippie van and drive out all around Dallas. He loved Chinese food, he’d go in and say. Remember me Major Nelson, me and my friends here are making this show called Dallas, have you got a table for us? It would work every time.” ~ Steve Kanaly
  56. “The New York State Freeway’s closed, man. Far out!” ~ Arlo Guthrie

  57. “If I’m free, it’s because I’m always running.” ~ Jimi Hendrix
  58. “None but ourselves can free our minds.” ~ Bob Marley
  59. “Do you believe in rock ‘n roll? Can music save your mortal soul?” ~ Don McLean
  60. “Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.” ~ John Lennon

  61. “Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” ~ Satchel Paige , Hippie quotes about love
  62. “Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.” ~ Erica Jong
  63. “Hippies are so phony and fake.” ~ George Harrison

  64. “Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can, No need for greed or hunger, A brotherhood of man. Imagine all the people Sharing all the world.” ~ John Lennon
  65. “Old hippies don’t die, they just lie low until the laughter stops and their time comes round again.” ~ Joe Gallivan

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