65 John Mayer Quotes On Success In Life

John Clayton Mayer is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayer attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, but left and moved to Atlanta in 1997 with Clay Cook. Together, they formed a short-lived two-man band called Lo-Fi Masters. After their split, Mayer continued to play local clubs, refining his skills and gaining a following. This John Mayer quotes will motivate you.

Best John Mayer Quotes

  1. “Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, be strong and keep reminding your self that everything happens for a reason.” ~ John Mayer
  2. “The biggest mistake I made and what cost me a lot of enjoyment in my life, was assuming that everybody cared. They don’t.” ~ John Mayer
  3. “Very few things in life are worthy of the kind of emotional distress we put ourselves through.” ~ John Mayer

  4. “If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it.” ~ John Mayer
  5. “The emotionally intelligent person is skilled in four areas: identifying emotions, using emotions, understanding emotions, and regulating emotions.” ~ John Mayer
  6. “Whenever they say it can’t be done, remind them that they make a jellybean that tastes exactly like popcorn.” ~ John Mayer
  7. “Anybody who’s made it will tell you, you can make it. Anyone who hasn’t made it will tell you, you can’t” ~ John Mayer
  8. “Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.” ~ John Mayer

  9. “It’s better to say too much, than never to say what you need to say again.” ~ John Mayer
  10. “I just wish they’d put a new word in the dictionary bigger than love because love just doesn’t describe what I feel.” ~ John Mayer
  11. “Most times when you try to be all things to all people, you end up being nothing.” ~ John Mayer
  12. “Love is like grass. If you fall on it, it may leave a stain and some temporary pain. But you’ll get over the pain, it will eventually stop hurting. Now maybe the stain ruined your favourite pair of jeans, or maybe it was nothing special that was ruined, but either way the stain remains there. And with time, it will begin to fade, but it will always be there, a permanent reminder that you, too, once fell.” ~ John Mayer
  13. “Fear is a friend who’s misunderstood” ~ John Mayer

  14. “I’m interested in living more of a life that’s invisible to everybody and more vibrant to a fewer people that are in my life.” ~ John Mayer
  15. “Sometimes I wish that I was the weather, you’d bring me up in conversation forever. And when it rained, I’d be the talk of the day.” ~ John Mayer
  16. “I’m a mess of unfinished thoughts.” ~ John Mayer
  17. “You gotta be able to explain things to yourself when the lights go off and you get in the bed. You gotta deal with you at the end of the day.” ~ John Mayer
  18. “Everybody is just a stranger, but that’s the danger in going my own way.” ~ John Mayer

  19. “Anybody who tells you to have a fallback plan are people who had a fallback plan, didn’t follow their dreams, and don’t want you to either.” ~ John Mayer
  20. “May this be the year that things go your way most of the time, and when they don’t, may you have great friends to lean on.” ~ John Mayer
  21. “I am invincible, as long as I’m alive.” ~ John Mayer
  22. “I can’t describe it in words, but I can see it in my head, its color, its light, its shapes, and I’ve managed to synthesize my love for myself by way of many different reasonings and processes, and I’ve been able to really synthesize my own satisfaction and things that do it for me. They’ve usually been self-taught, self-instructed, self-refined. So to be with anybody else has to somewhat lie in that comfort zone I’ve created with myself so well.” ~ John Mayer
  23. “It’s very liberating when you finally realize it’s impossible to make everyone like you.” ~ John Mayer

  24. “Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the 8-color boxes, but what you’re really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I’ve got a few missing.” ~ John Mayer
  25. “I think that one of the greatest connections and attractions you can have with somebody, is understanding somebody.” ~ John Mayer
  26. “Pain throws your heart to the ground
    Love turns the whole thing around
    Fear is a friend who’s misunderstood
    But I know the heart of life is good” ~ John Mayer
  27. “The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when sad tries to bite its lip and not cry, and smile and say, “No I’m happy for you”? Thats when it’s really sad.” ~ John Mayer
  28. “So scared of getting older, I’m only good at being young.” ~ John Mayer

  29. “It’s my failure to sound like my heroes that’s allowed me to sound like myself.” ~ John Mayer
  30. “When you trust your television
    What you get is what you got
    Cause when they own the information, oh
    They can bend it all they want.” ~ John Mayer
  31. “You make a choice in your life, and it affects your life in all the ways, good and bad.” ~ John Mayer
  32. “Someday I’ll fly
    Someday I’ll soar
    Someday I’ll be so damn much more
    Cause I’m bigger than my body gives me credit for” ~ John Mayer
  33. “When autumn comes, it doesn’t ask. It just walks in, where it left you last. And you never know, when it starts; until there’s fog inside the glass around your summer heart.” ~ John Mayer
  34. “There are people in the world who have the power to change our values.” ~ John Mayer

  35. “Playing music to me is as close to having super powers as you can have.” ~ John Mayer
  36. “High School is like a spork: it’s a crappy spoon and a crappy fork, so in the end it’s just plain useless.” ~ John Mayer
  37. “They say stay in the lines, but there’s always something better on the other side.” ~ John Mayer
  38. “By the time I recognize this moment, this moment will be gone. . . But I will bend the light, pretend that it somehow lingered on” ~ John Mayer
  39. “When you’re dreaming with a broken heart, the waking up is the hardest part. You roll outta bed and down on your knees and for a moment you can hardly breathe.” ~ John Mayer
  40. “I went to my library, right? And I started to research the Bill of Rights and I did not technically find anything that said all Americans shall eat shrimp with whoever they like. But, I found some things that are close enough to infer that I am within my legal rights to enjoy seafood with whomever I choose.” ~ John Mayer
  41. “Have you ever loved somebody, loved her completely, but had to end the relationship for life reasons?” ~ John Mayer

  42. “Sometimes I get so bold and I’m so confident about what I’m doing that I actually try to be more of a dork because it’s a really liberating feeling to experience what it’s like to not care.” ~ John Mayer
  43. “This is not to say, there never comes a day I’ll take my chances and start again. And when I look behind on all my younger times, I’ll have to thank the wrongs that led me to a love so strong.” ~ John Mayer
  44. “Sometimes you tell someone to never call you again; and then the phone rings and you hope it’s them – it’s the most twisted logic of all time.” ~ John Mayer
  45. “People want to see musicians sing things that come from their own mind and own heart in real time, responding to the moment for them.” ~ John Mayer
  46. “I am who I am because of Dave Matthews Band” ~ John Mayer
  47. “I’ve never done anything because I thought it would look cool.” ~ John Mayer

  48. “I love you more than songs can say, but I can’t keep running after yesterday.” ~ John Mayer
  49. “I mean there are so many different colors of life, of feeling, of articulation… so when I meet someone who’s an 8-color type… I’m like, ‘Hey girl, magenta!’ and she’s like, ‘Oh, you mean purple!’ and she goes off on her purple thing, and I’m like, ‘No – I want magenta!'” ~ John Mayer Quotes
  50. “We’re supposed to lose our friends to time, at an age when we’re ready to agree to the terms of having lived a long life. Not now.” ~ John Mayer
  51. “You should have a picture of yourself as a kid in your home so that you remember where you came from.” ~ John Mayer
  52. “You get to a certain age where you prepare yourself for happiness. Sometimes you never remember to actually get happy.” ~ John Mayer
  53. “I’d like to think the best of me was still hiding up in my sleeve.” ~ John Mayer

  54. “I’ve figured out my learning curve. I can look at something and somehow know exactly how long it will take for me to learn it.” ~ John Mayer
  55. “Fathers be good to your daughters, daughters will love like you do. Girls become lovers, who turn into mothers, so mothers be good to your daughters, too.” ~ John Mayer
  56. “You look so good it hurts sometimes.” ~ John Mayer
  57. “A man’s got two shots for jewelry: a wedding ring and a watch. The watch is a lot easier to get on and off than a wedding ring.” ~ John Mayer
  58. “I can’t stress enough how important it is to write bad songs. There’s a lot of people who don’t want to finish songs because they don’t think they’re any good. Well they’re not good enough. Write it! I want you to write me the worst songs you could possible write me because you won’t write bad songs. You’re thinking they’re bad so you don’t have to finish it. That’s what I really think it is. Well it’s all right. Well, how do you know? It’s not done!” ~ John Mayer
  59. “I know the heart of life is good.” ~ John Mayer

  60. “I can’t even explain to you how terrible that feels, that I equate dating a woman with punishment, shame, guilt, disappointment, reproach, reprimand, persecution. It’s a nightmare.” ~ John Mayer
  61. “God only knows how much I’d love you if you let me, but I can’t break through at all.” ~ John Mayer
  62. “I don’t jerk off because I’m horny. I’m sort of half-chick. It’s like District 9. I can fire alien weapons. I can insert a tampon. No, I do it because I want to take a brain bath. It’s like a hot whirlpool for my brain, in a brain space that is 100 percent agreeable with itself.” ~ John Mayer
  63. “I have male fans, but I’m persuading them to become female!” ~ John Mayer
  64. “I came from the last couple of years in a generation where we didn’t have a computer around so we didn’t waste as much time on the internet as we do now so I had large chuncks of time which to devote to doing something.” ~ John Mayer
  65. “My fear is that I go up to the girl of my dreams and say ‘I’m sorry, but I’ve got to say hello to you,’ and she slides the stool back and gets up and walks away, saying, ‘Not for me, Bub. I don’t want anything to do with you.'” ~ John Mayer

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