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Jim Morrison Quotes and Sayings

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Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

Related topics: Movies

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

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

Where's your will to be weird?
- Jim Morrison

 

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

The time to hesitate is through.
- Jim Morrison

Music inflames temperament.
- Jim Morrison

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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

The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
- Jim Morrison

This is the strangest life I've ever known.
- Jim Morrison

Hatred is a very underestimated emotion.
- Jim Morrison

I like people who shake other people up and make them feel uncomfortable.
- Jim Morrison

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

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

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

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

When you make your peace with authority,
you become authority.
- Jim Morrison

Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.
- Jim Morrison

I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the
senses in order to obtain the unknown.
- 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.
Yeah, I guess it is a friend.
- Jim Morrison

Love cannot save you from your own fate.
- 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 your mind.
- Jim Morrison

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

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

I think in art, but especially in films,
people are trying to confirm their own existences.
- Jim Morrison

I am interested in anything about revolt,
disorder, chaos-especially activity that seems to have no meaning.
It seems to me to be the road toward freedom...
Rather than starting inside, I start outside and reach
the mental through the physical.
- 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

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

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

I like any reaction I can get with my music.
Just anything to get people to think.
I mean if you can get a whole room full of drunk,
stoned people to actually wake up and think,
you're doing something.
- Jim Morrison

Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless
the five senses are fully developed and open.
He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.'
When sex involves all the senses intensely,
it can be like a mystical experence.
- Jim Morrison

A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
- Samuel Goldwyn

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
- Jean Cocteau

The length of a film should be directly related to
the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated.
The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole,
it would be about me.
- Federico Fellini

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I don't think you should feel about a film.
You should feel about a woman, not a movie.
You can't kiss a movie.
- Jean-Luc Godard

A film is never really good unless the camera is an
eye in the head of a poet.
- Orson Welles

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

Every single art form is involved in film,
in a way.
- Sydney Pollack

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

Shoot a few scenes out of focus.
I want to win the foreign film award.
- Billy Wilder

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
- Roger Ebert

So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
- Christina Aguilera

The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
- George Lucas

I'll never be able to really see a film that I'm in.
- Willem Dafoe

I never pursued Hollywood banging my drum,
because I was never in a film big enough to do that.
- Armand Assante

Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film.
I told him it's time to stop singing.
- Bruce Willis

This particular film highlights Ben and Owen's strengths
which is that they are great comedic actors with tremendous
chemistry and they do a really good job.
- Paul M. Glaser

If you do two versions of a film, they should be identical.
With the same frames and settings.
- Marcel Carne

I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first.
- Griffin Dunne

I would love for film to go back to those days where
you had to be able to do everything just to get by.
- Taye Diggs

With a film, I do my best to understand the author's
intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
- Bruce Beresford

On the contrary, I'm a strong believer in the necessity
of imperfection coming into the film.
- Walter Salles

But, it is hard too, because I want to do another action film.
Believe it or not, it was fun.
- Shane West

Sometimes people say to you that you should try to be in a bigger film,
but it's the way it pans out.
- Dougray Scott

Film-makers must decide what story to tell and how to tell it.
- Jack Valenti

The director is the only person who knows what the film is about.
- Satyajit Ray

Film music should have the same relationship to the
film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living
room has on the book I am reading.
- Igor Stravinsky

The 1980s really ended for me in 1992 with the film Kika.
- Pedro Almodovar

Sometimes it's difficult directing yourself on film
because you can't quite separate yourself from the subject.
- Stanley Tucci

I felt little awkward about taking one boyfriend to
see a film starring another boyfriend.
- Shelley Duvall

Now, it's almost impossible to go out and do a film
about a new form of music.
- Penelope Spheeris

He considers the theatrical version of Fanny and Alexander
an amputated version of what his original film was,
and he doesn't really like the shorter film.
- Bille August


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