45 Motivational Jim Morrison Quotes On Success In Life

James Douglas Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet, who served as the lead vocalist of the rock band the Doors. This Jim Morrison quotes on death, friendship, love will motivate you.

Best Jim Morrison Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “Time to live, time to lie, time to laugh, and time to die. Take it, easy baby. Take it as it comes.” ~ Jim Morrison
  3. “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 pretense…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, Jim Morrison quotes on love
  4. “There are things known and things unknown and in between are The Doors.” ~ Jim Morrison

  5. “People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and dangerous. How can they deal with love if they’re afraid to feel? 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. It’s all in how you carry it.” ~ Jim Morrison
  6. “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” ~ Jim Morrison

  7. “Being drunk is a good disguise. I drink so I can talk to assholes. This includes me.” ~ Jim Morrison
  8. “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 Quotes
  9. “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” ~ Jim Morrison
  10. “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
  11. “It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.” ~ Jim Morrison
  12. “Nobody would stay interested in me if I was normal” ~ Jim Morrison
  13. “Most people love you for who you pretend to be.” ~ Jim Morrison

  14. “How can I set free anyone who doesn’t have the guts to stand up alone and declare his own freedom? I think it’s a lie – people claim they want to be free – everybody insists that freedom is what they want the most, the most sacred and precious thing a man can possess. But that’s bullshit! People are terrified to be set free – they hold on to their chains. They fight anyone who tries to break those chains. It’s their security how can they expect me or anyone else to set them free if they don’t really want to be free?” ~ Jim Morrison
  15. “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.” ~ Jim Morrison
  16. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are…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
  17. “The future is uncertain but the end is always near.” ~ Jim Morrison

  18. “A man searching for paradise lost can seem a fool to those who never sought the other world.” ~ Jim Morrison
  19. “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
  20. “You feel your strength in the experience of pain.” ~ Jim Morrison
  21. “Twentieth-century culture’s disease is the inability to feel their reality. People cluster to TV, soap operas, movies, theater, pop idols and they have wild emotion over symbols. But in the reality of their own lives, they’re emotionally dead.” ~ Jim Morrison
  22. “No one here gets out alive.” ~ Jim Morrison

  23. “I think people resist freedom because they’re afraid of the unknown. But it’s ironic….That unknown was once very well known. It’s where our souls belong…The only solution is to confront them – confront yourself – with the greatest fear imaginable. Expose yourself to your deepest fear. After that, fear has no power, and fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.” ~ Jim Morrison Quotes
  24. “Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it’s usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies.” ~ Jim Morrison
  25. “People are terrified to be set free – they hold on to their chains. They fight anyone who tries to break those chains. It’s their security… How can they expect me or anyone else to set them free if they don’t really want to be free?” ~ Jim Morrison
  26. “Where’s your will to be weird?” ~ Jim Morrison

  27. “I want to have my kicks before the whole shithouse goes up in flames.” ~ Jim Morrison
  28. “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
  29. “All our lives we sweat and save, Building for a shallow grave.” ~ Jim Morrison
  30. “Maybe primitive people have less bullshit to let go of, to give up. A person has to be willing to give up everything—not just wealth. All the bullshit he’s been taught—all society’s brainwashing. You have to let go of all that to get to the other side. Most people aren’t willing to do that.” ~ Jim Morrison
  31. “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
  32. “Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.” ~ Jim Morrison
  33. “I’ve always thought comparisons were useless and ugly. It is a short cut to thinking.” ~ Jim Morrison
  34. Music is your only friend until the end…” ~ Jim Morrison

  35. “There may be a time when we’ll attend Weather Theaters to recall the sensation of rain.” ~ Jim Morrison
  36. “Let’s just say I was testing the bounds of reality…” ~ Jim Morrison
  37. “The time to hesitate is through.” ~ Jim Morrison
  38. “Is everybody in?… Is everybody in?… Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin… The program for this evening is not new. You’ve seen this entertainment through and through. You’ve seen your birth, your life, and death. You might recall all the rest. Did you have a good world when you died? Enough to base a movie on?” ~ Jim Morrison
  39. “I wonder why people like to believe I’m high all the time. I guess . . . maybe they think someone else can take their trip for them.” ~ Jim Morrison
  40. “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
  41. “This is the strangest life I’ve ever known.” ~ Jim Morrison

  42. “When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experience.” ~ Jim Morrison
  43. “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
  44. “Do you know the warm progress under the stars?
    Do you know we exist?
    Have you forgotten the keys to the kingdom?
    Have you been born yet
    & are you alive?” ~ Jim Morrison
  45. “If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it’s to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.” ~ Jim Morrison

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