Quotation by John Lennon

The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort?... Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?
John Lennon (1940–1980), British rock musician. "Dick Cavett Show," syndicated, Sept. 24, 1971.

Lennon added, "If people take any notice of what we say, we say we've been through the drug scene, man, and there's nothing like being straight."
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