Jim Morrison Quotes and Sayings

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  • Full name: James Douglas Morrison
  • Birth Name: Jim Morrison
  • Also Known as: Mr. Mojo Risin’
  • Born: December 8, 1943
  • Death: July 3, 1971 (27)
  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
  • Star Sign: Sagittarius
  • Band: The Doors
  • Height: 1.8m
  • Weight: 130-145 lbs
  • Net worth: $400.000

Jim Morrison quotes about life


Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts.

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This is the strangest life I have ever known.


All our lives we sweat and save Building for a shallow grave Must be something else we say Somehow to defend this place Everything must be this way.


One shouldn’t take life so seriously. No one gets out alive anyway.

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The world we suggest is a new wild west. A sensuous evil world. Strange and haunting, the path of the sun…


Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.


Once you make peace with authority you become an authority.


Jim Morrison quotes about death

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


We’re reaching for death on the end of a candle. We’re trying for something that’s already found us.

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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.


You live you die and death not ends it.


Between childhood, boyhood, adolescence and manhood (maturity) there should be sharp lines drawn with tests, deaths, feats, rites, stories, songs, and judgments.


I pressed her thigh and death smiled.

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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.


The future is uncertain but the end is always near.


Jim Morrison quotes about friendship

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


There are no laws, there are no rules, just grab your friend and love him.

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I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft…

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Jim Morrison quotes about fear


Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.


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

Jim Morrison quotes to motivate you


Actually I don’t remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.
— Jim Morrison


Where’s your will to be weird?
— Jim Morrison


I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.


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


Dreams are at once fruit and outcry against an atrophy of the senses…


Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.


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.


There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors.


Love cannot save you from your own fate.


It’s so eternal. As long as there are people, they can remember words and combinations of words. Nothing else can survive a holocaust, but poetry and songs.


Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.


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


Give me songs to sing and emerald dreams to dream and I’ll give you love unfolding.


The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade for a role, you give up your ability to feel and in exchange put up a mask.


The time to hesitate is through no time to wallowin the mire Try now we can only lose and our love become a funeral pyre


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