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

The most unbelievable Jim Morrison quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

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.

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Time to live, time to lie, time to laugh, and time to die. Take it easy baby. Take it as it comes.

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I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star.

Everyone stops, points up and gasps "Oh look at that!" Then - whoosh, and I'm gone... and they'll never see anything like it ever again... and they won't be able to forget me - ever.

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Jim Morrison quote A friend is someone who gives you total

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

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

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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.

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Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.

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Jim Morrison quote Life hurts a lot more than death.

Life hurts a lot more than death.

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It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.

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

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Where's your will to be weird?

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Being drunk is a good disguise. I drink so I can talk to assholes. This includes me.

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The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.

..There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution, on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first.

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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.

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About Jim Morrison

Quotes 162 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

I am the Lizard King. I can do anything!

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You feel your strength in the experience of pain.

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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.

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Twentieth-century culture's disease is the inability to feel their reality.

People cluster to TV, soap operas, movies, theater, pop idols and they have wild emotion over symbols. But in the reality of their own lives, they're emotionally dead.

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Hatred is a very underestimated emotion.

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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.

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Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.

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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.

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The future is uncertain but the end is always near.

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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.

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Do you know the warm progress under the stars? Do you know we exist? Have you forgotten the keys to the kingdom? Have you been born yet & are you alive?

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Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything;

it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.

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Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names.

They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.

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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.

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A man searching for paradise lost can seem a fool to those who never sought the other world.

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Love cannot save you from your own fate.

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Take it easy baby, take it as it comes - specialize in having fun!

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No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.

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I am troubled, immeasurably by your eyes.

I am struck by the feather of your soft reply. The sound of glass speaks quick, disdain and conceals what your eyes fight to explain.

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I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown.

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Most people love you for who you pretend to be.

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I wouldn't mind dying in a plane crash.

It'd be a good way to go. I don't want to die in my sleep, or of old age, or OD... I want to feel what it's like. I want to taste it, hear it, smell it. Death is only going to happen to you once; I don't want to miss it

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The Night is young & full of rest I can’t describe the way she’s dress’d She’ll pander to some strange requests Anything that you suggest Anything to please her guest.

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That’s what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.

...Most people love you for who you pretend to be....To keep their love, you keep pretending - performing. You get to love your pretense...It’s true, we’re locked in an image, an act...

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There may be a time when we'll attend Weather Theaters to recall the sensation of rain.

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When you make your peace with authority, you become authority.

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

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Drugs are a bet with your mind.

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Violence isn't always evil. What's evil is the infatuation with violence.

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Blood is the rose of mysterious union.

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I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.

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Getting drunk . . . you're in complete control up to a point. It's your choice, every time you take a sip. You have a lot of small choices. It's like . . . I guess it's the difference between suicide and slow capitulation . . .

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Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open. He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.' When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experence.

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I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that seems to have no meaning.

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There are things known, and there are things unknown. And in between are the doors.

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I like people who shake other people up and make them feel uncomfortable.

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There's nothing wrong with being a large mammal.

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