Jim Morrison Quotes

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. 
Jim Morrison
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
I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom... Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical. 
Jim Morrison
The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder. 
Jim Morrison
I think in art, but especially in films, people are trying to confirm their own existences. 
Jim Morrison
We're reaching for death 
on the end of a candle 
We're trying for something 
that's already found us.
Jim Morrison
It's like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don't know where your going to end up the next day. It could work out good or it could be disastrous. It's like the throw of the dice.
Jim Morrison
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws. 
Jim Morrison
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind. 
Jim Morrison
When you make your peace with authority, you become authority. 
Jim Morrison
The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death. 
Jim Morrison
I like any reaction I can get with my music. Just anything to get people to think. I mean if you can get a whole room full of drunk, stoned people to actually wake up and think, you're doing something. 
Jim Morrison
Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.
Jim Morrison
Drugs are a bet with your mind. 
Jim Morrison
The time to hesitate is through. 
Jim Morrison
Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
Jim Morrison
Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.
Jim Morrison
People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that's bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous. How can they deal with love if they're afraid to feel? Pain is meant to wake us up. People try to hide their pain. But they're wrong. Pain is something to carry, like a radio. You feel your strength in the experience of pain. It's all in how you carry it. That's what matters. Pain is a feeling. Your feelings are a part of you. Your own reality. If you feel ashamed of them, and hide them, you're letting society destroy your reality. You should stand up for your right to feel your pain.
Jim Morrison
Where's your will to be weird? 
Jim Morrison
You know the day destroys the night,
Night divides the day,
Tried to run -
Tried to hide -
Break on through to the other side!
Jim Morrison (Break Through)
Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts. 
Jim Morrison
I'll tell you this - No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.
Jim Morrison (An American Prayer, 1978)
Violence isn't always evil. What's evil is the infatuation with violence. 
Jim Morrison
Love cannot save you from your own fate. 
Jim Morrison
People are strange when you're a stranger
Faces look ugly when you're alone.
Jim Morrison (People are Strange, 1967)
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
Let's reinvent the gods, all the myths of the ages
Celebrate symbols from deep elder forests. (An American Prayer, 1978)
Jim Morrison
I like people who shake other people up and make them feel uncomfortable.
Jim Morrison (Eyes: Poetry of Jim Morrison, 1967-1971) 
I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown. 
Jim Morrison
At first flash of Eden, We race down to the sea.
Standing there on Freedom's shore.
Waiting for the sun...
Jim Morrison (Waiting for the Sun, 1970)
We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.
Jim Morrison
Hatred is a very underestimated emotion.
Jim Morrison
Don't let me die in an automobile
I wanna lie in an open field
Want the snakes to suck my skin
Want the worms to be my friends
Want the birds to eat my eyes
As here I lie
The clouds fly by.
Jim Morrison
People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.
Jim Morrison
There are things known 
and there are things unknown 
and in between are the doors.
Jim Morrison (Letters from Joe)
If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it's to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.
Jim Morrison
I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments. 
Jim Morrison
The world becomes an apparently infinite,
yet possibly finite, card game.
Image combinations,
permutations,
comprise the world game.
Jim Morrison (The Lords and the New Creatures: Poems, 1969)
Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it's usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies. 
Jim Morrison
This is the strangest life I've ever known.
Jim Morrison (Waiting for the Sun, 1970)
Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors. 
Jim Morrison

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Jim Morrison Biography

Born: December 8, 1943
Died: July 3, 1971

Jim Morrison was an American musician and poet. He is best known as being the lead singer of the rock band "The Doors"