What's your favorite line or lyric?

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Re: What's your favorite line or lyric?

Post by Mrsbrinson31101 » 23 Sep 2019, 12:24

"It ain't the gun, it's the man behind the trigger gets blood on his fingers and runs."
Suicide by James Arthur

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Post by Atara Miles » 15 Oct 2019, 08:52

Will you still love me when I'm no longer young and beautiful?
Will you still love me
When I've got nothing but my aching soul?
I know you will, I know you will
I know that you will
Will you still love me when I'm no longer beautiful?

-Young and Beautiful by Lana del Rey

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Post by Shrad » 15 Oct 2019, 17:28

My favorite is One Direction's Little things

"I know you've never loved the crinkles by your eyes when you smile
You've never loved your stomach or your thighs, the dimples in your back at the bottom of your spine
But I'll love them endlessly" 😍

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Post by Jennashby_87 » 31 Oct 2019, 13:33

“Never let your fear decide your fate” AWOLNATION

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Post by Art West » 01 Nov 2019, 14:57

From The Beatles song We Can Work It Out:

"Life is very short and there's no time for fussing and fighting"

While Paul McCartney wrote most of that song, John Lennon came up with that line.

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Post by LeDiplomatique » 04 Nov 2019, 23:10

Its a picture of thousand sunsets - Michael Learns

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Post by AdamRedWolf » 06 Nov 2019, 07:46

"In typical fashion everything dies and gets swept away. The people we put high on pedestals crumble like statues. You'd be crazy if you ever thought they wouldn't. You'd be a f*cking dreamer."

- Typical Fashion by Love Lost But Not Forgotten
Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly;
Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?'
- Bokonon (Kurt Vonnegut), Cat's Cradle

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Post by KCWolf » 06 Nov 2019, 11:33

"In the darkest depths of Mordor, I met a girl so fair. But Gollum and the evil one crept up and slipped away with her. Yeah. And, there's nothing I can do now. I guess I'll keep on Ramblin..."

Led Zeppelin, Ramble on. My favorite song of all time.
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Post by rssllue » 06 Nov 2019, 11:41

God rest ye merry gentlemen, let nothing you dismay
Remember Christ our Savior was born on Christmas day
~ occupare fati suffocavit

I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for Thou, LORD, only makest me dwell in safety. ~ Psalms 4:8

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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 07 Nov 2019, 04:44

How do I choose just one? I always liked "It took a tattooed boy from Birkenhead/ To really, really open her eyes" and the rest of What She Said by the Smiths.

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