Jim Morrison Quotes

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Born: December 8, 1943, Melbourne, Florida, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Paris, France, July 3, 1971
Occupation: Celebrity

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
- Jim Morrison

Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
- 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

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- 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

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

I think in art, but especially in films, people are trying to confirm their own existences.
- Jim Morrison

I'm interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that appears to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom.
- Jim Morrison

If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it's to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.
- 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

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

Love cannot save you from your own fate.
- Jim Morrison

Music inflames temperament.
- 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

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

Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.
- Jim Morrison

The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
- Jim Morrison

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

This is the strangest life I've ever known.
- Jim Morrison

We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.
- Jim Morrison

When you make your peace with authority, you become authority.
- Jim Morrison

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