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Jim Morrison
December 8, 1943 - July 3, 1971
Nationality: American
Category: Musician
Subcategory: American Musician

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.


Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.


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


This is the strangest life I've ever known.


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.


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.


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.


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


The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.


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


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.


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


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.


Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.


Where's your will to be weird?


Music inflames temperament.


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


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


There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors.


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


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