"Expose yourself to your deepest fear after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Jim Morrison on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Jim Morrison on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Jim Morrison on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Jim Morrison on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Jim Morrison on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"I think in art, but especially in films, people are trying to confirm their own existences."
"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."
"Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws."
"The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death."
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."