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101 Jim Morrison Quotes And Lyrics From The Iconic Singer

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James Douglas Morrison, popularly known as Jim Morrison is one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century who is regarded as one of the most integral contributors to rock music in the history of rock culture.

As a member of the iconic band 'Doors', Jim Morrison was famously known for his beautiful lyrics, rebellious and wild personality, and signature voice that garnered many fans of this band. His song 'Light My Fire' has been one of the best singles which helped the band rise to fame.

Here is a list of some of the most inspirational and beautiful Jim Morrison quotes that will touch your soul and warm your heart. If you like these Jim Morrison quotes, you can check out other amazing articles like rock and roll quotes and Jimi Hendrix quotes.

Iconic Jim Morrison Quotes

Motivational Jim Morrison quotes will inspire fans.

Here is a list of some of the best Jim Morrison quotes to inspire you to live life better and be a better human being.

1. "Whoever controls the media, controls the mind."

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

3. "People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death."

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

6. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

7. "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.

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

-Jim Morrison.

9. "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.

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

-Jim Morrison.

11. "You feel your strength in the experience of pain."

-Jim Morrison.

12. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

13. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

15. "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.

16. "You should stand up for your right to feel your pain."

-Jim Morrison.

17. "Where's your will to be weird?"

-Jim Morrison.

18. "There are things known and there are things unknown and in between are the doors."

-Jim Morrison.

19. "No one here gets out alive."

-Jim Morrison.

20. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

Jim Morrison Quotes About Life

Here's a list of some of the most heart-warming Jim Morrison quotes on life and his passion for music.

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

-Jim Morrison.

22. "Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts."

-Jim Morrison.

23. "Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my blackouts."

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

25. "This is the strangest life I have ever known."

-Jim Morrison.

26. "We're trying for something that's already found us."

-Jim Morrison.

27. "I love the friends I have gathered together on this thin raft..."

-Jim Morrison.

28. "Out here on the perimeter, there are no stars."

-Jim Morrison.

29. "The future is uncertain but the end is always near."

-Jim Morrison.

30. "Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach the mental through the physical."

-Jim Morrison.

31. "We're locked in an image, an act."

-Jim Morrison.

32. "We fear violence less than our own feelings."

-Jim Morrison.

33. "Cancel my subscription to the resurrection."

-Jim Morrison.

34. "Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open."

-Jim Morrison.

35. "I've noticed that when people are joking they're usually dead serious, and when they're serious, they're usually pretty funny."

-Jim Morrison.

36. "Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."

-Jim Morrison.

37. "Could any hell be more horrible than now, and real?"

-Jim Morrison.

38. "We're reaching for death on the end of a candle. "

-Jim Morrison.

39. "Nobody would stay interested in me if I was normal."

-Jim Morrison.

40. "There's nothing wrong with being a large mammal."

-Jim Morrison.

41. "Film spectators are quiet vampires."

-Jim Morrison.

42. "The world we suggest is a new wild west....strange and haunting, the path of the sun…"

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

46. "Well, I've been down so Goddamn long, that it looks like up to me."

-Jim Morrison.

47. "You live you die and death not ends it."

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

49. "Man, I'm sick of doubt."

-Jim Morrison.

50. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

Jim Morrison Love Quotes

Here is a list of some of the best and the most beautiful quotes attributed to Jim Morrison on love and romance that will touch the deepest core of your heart and lull you to a comforted sleep.

51. "Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous."

-Jim Morrison.

52. "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."

-Jim Morrison, 'Wilderness: The Lost Writings', Vol. 1.

53. "That's what real love amounts to; letting a person be what he really is."

-Jim Morrison.

54. "Another flashing chance at bliss. Another kiss, another kiss."

-Jim Morrison, 'The Crystal Ship'.

55. "Give me songs to sing and emerald dreams to dream, and I'll give you love unfolding."

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

57. "Most people love you for who you pretend to be."

-Jim Morrison.

58. "Love cannot save you from your own fate."

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

60. "How can they deal with love if they're afraid to feel?"

-Jim Morrison.

Song Quotes By Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison quotes and sayings from his songs are beautiful and heart-warming.

This is a great list of some of the greatest Jim Morrison quotes from the song lyrics written by him.

61. "Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as raven's claws."

-Jim Morrison, 'A Feast Of Friends'.

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

-Jim Morrison, 'Take It As It Comes'.

63. "People are strange when you're a stranger."

-Jim Morrison, 'People Are Strange'.

64. "Are you a lucky little lady in the City of Light? Or just another lost angel... city of night?"

-Jim Morrison, 'City Of Night'.

65. "Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin."

-Jim Morrison, 'An American Prayer'.

66. "I'll never wake up in a good mood again. I'm tired of these stinky boots."

-Jim Morrison, 'An American Prayer'.

67. "Do you know we are ruled by T.V?"

-Jim Morrison, 'An American Prayer'.

68. "The gate is straight, deep and wide. Break on through to the other side"

-Jim Morrison, 'Break On Through'.

69. "All our lives we sweat and save, building for a shallow grave."

-Jim Morrison, 'The Soft Parade'.

70. "The time to hesitate is through. No time to wallow in the mire. Try now we can only lose. And our love become a funeral pyre."

-Jim Morrison, 'Light My Fire'.

71. "Ashen lady, Ashen lady, give up your vows, give up your vows. Save our city, save our city right now."

-Jim Morrison, 'Roadhouse Blues'.

72. "She lives on Love Street. Lingers long on Love Street. She has a house and garden. I would like to see what happens."

-Jim Morrison, 'Love Street'.

73. "She has wisdom and knows what to do. She has me and she has you."

-Jim Morrison, 'Love Street'.

74. "The time you wait subtracts the joy beheads the angels you destroy. Angels fight, angels cry, angels dance and angels die."

-Jim Morrison, 'We Could Be So Good Together'.

75. "Did you have a good world when you died?"

-Jim Morrison, 'The Movie'.

76. "You've seen this entertainment through and through. You've seen your birth your life and death. You might recall all of the rest."

-Jim Morrison, 'The Movie'.

77. "Please believe me the river told me very softly. Want you to hold me."

-Jim Morrison, 'Yes, The River Knows'.

78. "Ghosts crowd the young child's fragile eggshell mind."

-Jim Morrison, 'Newborn Awakening'.

80. "Let's swim to the moon. Let's climb through the tide. Penetrate the evening that the city sleeps to hide."

-Jim Morrison, 'Midnight Drive'.

Famous Jim Morrison Quotes

Here is a list of some of the best Jim Morrison quotes on life and music.

81. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

82. "Once you make peace with authority, you become an authority."

-Jim Morrison.

83. "Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel."

-Jim Morrison.

84. "No heavenly power will forgive us now for wasting the dawn."

-Jim Morrison.

85. "I am the Lizard King, I can do anything!"

-Jim Morrison.

86. "I see first many things which dance... then everything gradually becomes connected."

-Jim Morrison.

87. "We are content with the 'given' in sensation's quest. "

-Jim Morrison.

88. "We have been metamorphosized from a mad body dancing on hillsides to a pair of eyes staring in the dark."

-Jim Morrison.

89. "I'll never look into your eyes again."

-Jim Morrison.

90. "We came from over here, to over there Then told we wonder mindless to a degree most seldom furls in slumber, burns begins a century."

-Jim Morrison.

91. "It is wrong to assume that art needs the spectator in order to be. The film runs on without any eyes. The spectator cannot exist without it. It ensures his existence."

-Jim Morrison.

92. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

93. "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."

-Jim Morrison.

94. "The human race was dying out No-one left to scream n shout People living on the moon Smog will get you pretty soon, Ship of Fools."

-Jim Morrison, 'Ship of Fools'.

95. "Through art they confuse us and blind us to our enslavement. Art adorns our prison walls, keeps us silent and diverted and indifferent."

-Jim Morrison.

96. "My wild words slip into fusion and risk losing the solid ground. So stranger, get wilder still. Probe the highlands."

-Jim Morrison.

97. "The grand highway is crowded with lovers and searchers and leavers so eager to please, and to forget. Wilderness."

-Jim Morrison.

98. "Nobody understands you better than yourself, but if someone tries to do it is because he loves you."

-Jim Morrison.

99. "When others demand that we become the people they want us to be, they force us to destroy the person we really are"

-Jim Morrison.

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

-Jim Morrison.

101. "Our culture mocks 'primitive cultures' and prides itself on suppression of natural instincts and impulses."

-Jim Morrison.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Jim Morrison quotes then why not take a look at Paul McCartney quotes and Freddie Mercury quotes.

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