Jim Morrison Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old jim morrison quotes, jim morrison sayings, and jim morrison proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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 pretence. It's true, we're locked in an image, an act - and the sad thing is, people get so used to their image, they grow attached to their masks. They love their chains. They forget all about who they really are. And if you try to remind them, they hate you for it, they feel like you're trying to steal their most precious possession.     

Jim Morrison

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

Jim Morrison

It's like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don't know where you're 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

Love cannot save you from your own fate.     

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

It's like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don't know where you're 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

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.     

Jim Morrison

A hero is someone who rebels or seems to rebel against the facts of existence and seems to conquer them...     

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

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

Jim Morrison

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

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

Drugs are a bet with the mind.     

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

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

Some of the worst mistakes in my life were haircuts.     

Jim Morrison

You feel your strength in the experience of pain.     

Jim Morrison

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself , and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to letting a person be what he really is.     

Jim Morrison

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

Jim Morrison

All games contain the idea of death.     

Jim Morrison

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

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

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

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

Jim Morrison

Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.     

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.     

Jim Morrison

Expose yourself to your deepest fear. After that, fear has no power.     

Jim Morrison

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

Jim Morrison

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

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