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Offline Green Ideas

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Re: Lyrics worth a quote
« Reply #45 on: March 13, 2012, 09:50:48 PM »
If there's a god, it's Lenny Cohen.

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My new sig comes from the track 'Beauty', by Einstuerzende Neubauten.

I'll quote it anyway, in case I change my sig:

"Beauty remains in the impossibilities of the body."

Not sure what that means. I suppose it can mean a lot of things, it echoes in my mind. One of my very faves by them.

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Re: Lyrics worth a quote
« Reply #46 on: March 16, 2012, 06:34:38 AM »
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Re: Lyrics worth a quote
« Reply #47 on: March 16, 2012, 11:03:24 AM »
"From Missouri to the White House, there's one thing Harry knew:  If you don't learn to milk a cow, they'll never ask you to."
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Re: Lyrics worth a quote
« Reply #48 on: March 24, 2012, 02:15:22 PM »
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“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” Charles Darwin

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Re: Lyrics worth a quote
« Reply #49 on: April 06, 2012, 02:46:55 AM »
Dylan - love minus zero

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Re: Lyrics worth a quote
« Reply #50 on: May 25, 2012, 12:27:33 PM »
Love the words to this one...

Everlast - What It's Like

We've all seen the man at the liquor store beggin' for your change
The hair on his face is dirty, dreadlocked and full of mange
He ask the man for what he could spare with shame in his eyes
Get a job you fuckin' slob's all he replied

[CHORUS]
God forbid you ever had to walk a mile in his shoes
'Cause then you really might know what it's like to sing the blues
Then you really might know what it's like [x4]

Mary got pregnant from a kid named Tom who said he was in love
He said don't worry about a thing baby doll I'm the man you've been dreamin' of
But three months later he said he won't date her or return her call
And she sweared god damn if I find that man I'm cuttin' off his balls
And then she heads for the clinic and she gets some static walkin' through the door
They call her a killer, and they call her a sinner, and they call her a whore

[CHORUS]
God forbid you ever had to walk a mile in her shoes
'Cause then you really might know what it's like to have to choose
Then you really might know what it's like [x4]

I've seen a rich man beg
I've seen a good man sin
I've seen a tough man cry
I've seen a loser win
And a sad man grin
I heard an honest man lie
I've seen the good side of bad
And the down side of up
And everything between
I licked the silver spoon
Drank from the golden cup
Smoked the finest green
I stroked the fattest dimes at least a couple of times
Before I broke their heart
You know where it ends
Yo, it usually depends on where you start

I knew this kid named Max who used to get fat stacks out on the corner with drugs
He liked to hang out late at night, liked to get shit faced and keep pace with thugs
Until late one night there was a big gun fight and Max lost his head
He pulled out his chrome .45 talked some shit and wound up dead
Now his wife and his kids are caught in the midst of all of his pain
You know it crumbles that way
At least that's what they say when you play the game

[CHORUS]
God forbid you ever had to wake up to hear the news
'Cause then you really might know what it's like to have to lose
Then you really might know what it's like [x3]

To have to lose...
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