"Music inflames temperament."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Jim Morrison on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Jim Morrison on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Jim Morrison on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Jim Morrison on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Jim Morrison on Ray Charles
"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."