The Doors

The Doors quotes

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Jim Morrison
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Pamela Courson
Robbie Krieger


Journalist: What are your songs about Mr. Morrison?
Jim: Uh, love death travel... revolt. We all write the songs, we're interested in anything about disorder, chaos, especially activity which seems to have no meaning...Like This. I think when you make peace with authority, you become authority.
Journalist: Can you define that a little more?
Jim: Yeah you can call us erotic politicians I guess.


Tom Baker: [to Jim] You're bored, you're not free. You tested all the limits, fame, ****ing, money, -- whatcha gonna do now Jimbo? When the music's over, when you're too fat and ugly to get on a stage, whatcha gonna do for act three -- puke on Heaven's door?

I drink so I can talk to assholes. This includes me. Let's just say I was testing the bounds of reality -- that's-all -- I was curious... I kinda always preferred to be hated. Like Eric von Stroheim in the movies, the man you love to hate.

Pam: Aren't you doing this for you? Because you're a poet, not a rock star. Ed Sullivan's not a place for you.
Jim: You really know what I am Pam? You know what poetry is? Where is the feast they promised us? Where is the wine -- the new wine -- dying on the vine?
Pam: What are you saying?
Jim: Y'see -- I lied to you. I really love Fame.

Andy Warhol: [handing Jim a golden telephone] Edie gave this to me and said mmmmm, I could talk to God with this. But I don't really have anything to say. So... mmmm now you can talk to God.

Jim: Jesus Ray, every girl out there wanted to **** me, I could feel it for the first time!
Ray: Right on stud. But you better watch out for the guys.

You're a poet, not a rock star.

I like a man who wears his soul on his face.

Is everybody in?... Is everybody in?... Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin...

Pam: **** you man I'm outta here.
Jim: Get mad! Yeahhh! Love my girl! Yeah, go **** the other guys. How many white guys have you ****ed Pam? 10, 20? Black guys what? You like Chinese dicks? Mongolian penis? 30?
Pam: How many dogs have you ****ed? You don't say no to anybody! Drugs, dogs, uglies, you'd **** a doorknob with butter on it!

I can only open doors, M'am. I can't drag people thru 'em. I'm no savior.

It was the first time I tasted fear. I musta been about four, like a child is just like a flower, his head is floating in the breeze.

The music was new black polished chrome and came over the summer like liquid night.

[to Pam] I'm the poet and you're my muse.

[to audience] You're all a buncha ****ing slaves!