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Emerging from the Los Angeles club scene to become one of the top acts at the end the 1960s, Jim Morrison's band, The Doors had a string of hits, including the one they are most often associated with, "Light My Fire." For much of his adult life, Morrison was a self-destructive rock icon. He was extremely charismatic, yet dark and troubled at times. In addition to singing, Morrison authored…

Date of Birth: December 08, 1943
Date of Death: July 03, 1971


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"Drugs are a bet with your mind." Jim Morrison
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American Musician    Drugs   

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"Where's your will to be weird?" Jim Morrison
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American Musician    Funny   

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"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
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"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. That's what matters. Pain is a feeling. Your feelings are a part of you. Your own reality. If you feel ashamed of them, and hide them, you're letting society destroy your reality. You should stand up for your right to feel your pain." Jim Morrison
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"Being drunk is a good disguise. I drink so I can talk to assholes. This includes me." Jim Morrison
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"You cannot petition the Lord with prayer." Jim Morrison
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""Cancel my subscription to the resurection. Send my creditials to the house of detention." Jim Morrison
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"There are things known, and there are things unknown, And in between are the Doors" Jim Morrison
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"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
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"Violence isn't always evil. What's evil is the infatuation with violence." Jim Morrison
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American Musician    Evil   

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"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
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American Musician    Force   

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"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
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"I am the lizard king. I can do anything." Jim Morrison
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"Film spectators are quiet vampires." Jim Morrison
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"Los Angeles is a city looking for a ritual to join its fragments, and The Doors are looking for such a ritual also. A kind of electric wedding. We hide ourselves in the music to reveal ourselves." Jim Morrison
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"The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death." Jim Morrison
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American Musician    Cinema   

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"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
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American Musician    Fear   

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"A hero is someone who rebels or seems to rebel against the facts of existence and seems to conquer them. Obviously that can only work at moments. It can't be a lasting thing. That's not saying that people shouldn't keep trying to rebel against the facts of existence. Someday, who knows, we might conquer death, disease and war." Jim Morrison
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"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
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"Films are collections of dead pictures which are given artificial insemination." Jim Morrison
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"Whoever controls the media, controls the mind" Jim Morrison
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