[Los Angeles, 1969] Let's just say I was testing the bounds of reality. I was curious to see what would happen. That's all it was: just curiosity.
I've always been attracted to ideas that were about revolt against authority. When you make peace with authority, you become an authority.
Music is a pure expression of joy.
A friend is someone who gives you the complete freedom to be yourself.
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 crucial moments.
This is the strangest life I've ever known.
[on what it took to gain entrance to his circle] You gotta get smashed and make a fool of yourself in a public place. You gotta get eighty-sixed from seven nightclubs. That's the Irish thing. I hang around mostly with the Irish - and the Italians.
Footnote: taking from IMDB on Jim Morrison