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