James Douglas Morrison was an American singer, songwriter and poet, who served as the lead vocalist of the rock band the Doors. an iconic band that would have hits like “Light My Fire,” “Hello, I Love You,” “Touch Me” and “Riders on the Storm.” Inspirational Jim Morrison quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.
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Most Famous Jim Morrison Quotes
That’s what real love amounts to; letting a person be what he really is.
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I am interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that seems to have no meaning.
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.
Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical.
Between childhood, boyhood, adolescence and manhood (maturity) there should be sharp lines drawn with tests, deaths, feats, rites, stories, songs, and judgments.
There are things known and there are things unknown and in between are the doors.
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.
Another flashing chance at bliss. Another kiss, another kiss.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just…in between.
Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.
Blake said that the body was the soul’s prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open.
Could any hell be more horrible than now, and real?
Where’s your will to be weird?
Out here on the perimeter, there are no stars.
Film spectators are quiet vampires.
Most people love you for who you pretend to be.
Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.
Inspirational Jim Morrison Quotes
I like people who shake other people up and make them feel uncomfortable.
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.
You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.
We’re trying for something that’s already found us.
I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft…
A man searching for paradise lost can seem a fool to those who never sought the other world.
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.
No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.
Nobody would stay interested in me if I was normal.
I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown.
There are no laws, there are no rules, just grab your friend and love him.
Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts.
We fear violence less than our own feelings.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.
The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.
Give me songs to sing and emerald dreams to dream, and I’ll give you love unfolding.
I’ve noticed that when people are joking they’re usually dead serious, and when they’re serious, they’re usually pretty funny.
You live you die and death not ends it.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
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.
We’re reaching for death on the end of a candle.
Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous.
There’s nothing wrong with being a large mammal.
If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it’s to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.
The world we suggest is a new wild west….strange and haunting, the path of the sun…
You feel your strength in the experience of pain.
Love cannot save you from your own fate.
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders round as ravens claws.
You should stand up for your right to feel your pain.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Well, I’ve been down so Goddamn long, that it looks like up to me.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
People fear death even more than pain. It’s strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death.
No one here gets out alive.
Actually I don’t remember being born, it must have happened during one of my blackouts.
How can they deal with love if they’re afraid to feel?
Man, I’m sick of doubt.
This is the strangest life I have ever known.
Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through any one that suits you.
I don’t see anything wrong with fat. You know? I mean, I remember when I used to weigh 185 pounds. I’m the same height. I was the same height that I am now, and I weighed 185 pounds and I was going to college.
We’re locked in an image, an act.