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fracy August 2nd, 2015 3:11am

Has there ever been a line of text, such as that in song lyrics, poetry, or a novel, that has resonated deeply with your soul? If you feel comfortable doing so, please share it. :)

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bunnymama5 NH
08/06/15 8:06 pm

Hate spellcheck....Invictus.

08/06/15 6:50 pm

Our union- hafiz. Great poem.

08/06/15 5:38 pm

Get a lot of those from Skillet, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace

MrCurtisLoew Oregon
08/06/15 4:21 pm

"The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right." - Mark Twain.

texoman Proud Texan
08/05/15 7:54 am

The whole passage where Lee discusses Timshul (thou mayest) affect me every time.

jakecrs905 New York, NY
08/04/15 10:13 pm

"If you're going through hell, keep going."
-Winston Churchill

jakecrs905 New York, NY
08/04/15 10:14 pm

Slow down you crazy child
You're so ambitious for a juvenile
But then if you're so smart tell me,
Why are you still so afraid?...
Slow down you're doing fine
You can't be everything you want to be before your time.

BroadwayGurl Previously Potterhead4eva
08/04/15 12:29 pm

" No one knows where the ladder goes.
You're gonna lose what you love the most but
You're not alone in anything in anything
You're not unique in trying

rangeman Lafayette IN.
08/04/15 8:28 am

You are a Fluke of the Universe. You have no right to be Here.

Countryboy12 On The Trump Train
08/03/15 8:00 pm

"One last look at the countryside
Before I close my weary eyes
Southern air from my last breath
Here comes my sweet angel of death..."

Countryboy12 On The Trump Train
08/03/15 8:00 pm

"One last look at the countryside
Before I close my weary eyes
Southern air from my last breath
Here comes my sweet angel of death..."

08/03/15 7:06 am

this one always resonates with in me, you most likely know it to, "See You Space Cowboy..."

jrpacman Pensum iocus est
08/03/15 5:38 am

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”
‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:34‬ ‭NIV‬‬

08/03/15 1:01 pm

Ah a classic, bet this "Matthew" got it from Scarlett O'Hara. "After all, tomorrow is another day."

jrpacman Pensum iocus est
08/03/15 5:33 am

You are young and life is long,
And there is time to kill today.

HappyLez No Worries... Be Happy
08/03/15 1:27 am

And in the end
The love you take
Is equal to
The love you make

lip massholevania
08/02/15 5:58 pm

You can choose a ready guide in some celestial voice
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice
You can choose from phantom fears and kindness that can kill
I will choose a path that's clear
I will choose freewill

08/03/15 12:56 pm


08/02/15 4:59 pm

Your idea of heaven might look like hell to me.
I Had to Let it Go
By Lee Roy Parnell

shiculka transvaccinated
08/02/15 4:01 pm

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.

08/02/15 2:15 pm

'Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.'

Idahologger up north
08/02/15 12:03 pm

what's the greatest chapter in your book?
are there pages where it hurts to look?
what's the one regret you can't work through? you got it baby, mine would be you
Blake Shelton

Sentinel Ya ie wa noh
08/02/15 11:15 am

What is Reality.....
And who's to tell the difference.
Twixt thought and Thought ' s wild flight....The moon that in the darkened water dwells, or is it that danceth in the sky by night?...
And does the Unicorn exist, and where on this wide Earth-

Sentinel Ya ie wa noh
08/02/15 11:19 am

are Dragons to be found?.....I know in truth they do not linger here, yet my heart can catch their distant sounds....
And so you skeptical stranger, do not prick illusion ' s bubble......for tis rare.........

alynn Somewhere wonderful
08/02/15 10:31 am

So many songs, verses of Scripture, and lines from books. I'd be here all day.

WildRice With a side of sass
08/03/15 4:40 am

Grace and love, like mighty rivers
Pour incessant from above
And Heaven's peace and perfect justice
Kissed a guilty world in love

-here is love by Matt Redmond

melders Entertainment Sometimes
08/02/15 10:24 am

Maybe if we hide now,
They will never find out.
Maybe if we tell them
Heaven doesn't feel like home.

-- "Heaven Doesn't Feel Like Home" by Sam Hart

melders Entertainment Sometimes
08/02/15 10:24 am

I lied. It's "Wish That Home Were Here" by Sam Hart.

08/02/15 10:11 am

They say true friends donts destroy one another
But what to they know about true friends?

- unknown

melders Entertainment Sometimes
08/02/15 10:20 am

This isn't unknown. It's from the song Game Shows Touch Our Lives by The Mountain Goats.

It's also quoted at the beginning of Paper Towns by John Green.

08/02/15 11:50 pm

Thank you! I couldn't remember where I had gotten it, I knew I read it somewhere I just forget where

melders Entertainment Sometimes
08/03/15 9:30 am

It's a great song on a great album by a great band. The Mountain Goats have the best sad songs I've ever heard.

ghostcoyote1865 On The Blue Line
08/02/15 8:35 am

But he grew old
This knight so bold
And o'er his heart a shadow
Fell as he found
No spot of ground
That looked like El Dorado

08/02/15 8:19 am

"Death inspires me like a dog inspires a rabbit"
HeavyDirtySoul - twenty one pilots

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
08/02/15 8:01 am

The caged bird sings   
with a fearful trill   
of things unknown   
but longed for still   
and his tune is heard   
on the distant hill   
for the caged bird   
sings of freedom.

barefootnIt Florida
08/02/15 7:10 am

The Eagles' Last Resort brings me to tears.

LCRandomDrumset West Virginia
08/02/15 6:38 am

It's hard to light a candle
Easy to curse the Dark instead
- Nightwish, Last Ride of the Day

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
08/02/15 7:55 am

Hey cool, I love Nightwish. :)

08/02/15 4:56 am

Don't laugh at me
Don't call me names
Don't get your pleasure from my pain

Mark Willis

That's one of many.

DiLaughing Arkansas
08/02/15 4:46 am

Had he looked up he might have seen angels of light dancing upon the throbbing bright squares, in whirlwinds, will-o-the-wisps, and golden eddies--but he didn't look up, for he was intent on getting to the end of the long road, to a place where he

DiLaughing Arkansas
08/02/15 4:49 am

had to catch a streetcar that, by evening, would take him into the countryside. He would have said, anyway, that is was better to get to the end of the road than to see angels, for he had seen angels many times before. Their faces shone from

DiLaughing Arkansas
08/02/15 4:53 am

paintings; their voices rode the long and lovely notes of arias; they descended to capture the bodies and souls of young children; they sang and perched in the trees; they were in the surf and the streams; they inspired dancing; and they were in the

DiLaughing Arkansas
08/02/15 4:57 am

right and holy combination of words in poetry. As he climbed the hill, he thought not of angels and their conveyances, but of a motorized trolley. It was the last to leave Rome on Sunday, and he did not want to miss it.

Mark Helprin - A Soldier of

Aliggan China and Florida
08/02/15 4:46 am

There is scarcely any passion without struggle.
Albert Camus' Myth of Sisyphus

FluffyBear South Carolina
08/02/15 3:39 am

Amazing grace how sweet the sound
that saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost but now I'm found,
was blind but now I see.

08/02/15 4:51 am

That one always makes me cry.

Isomax TIC TOC
08/02/15 1:33 am

Some of us have it made
Some of us have more than paid
We're all in this slow parade
Of losses

08/02/15 12:24 am

We are mosaics-
Pieces of light,Love,History,
Glued together with
And music
And words

-Anita krizzan

4boot LaTrineodeur, MN
08/01/15 11:57 pm

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Rev 21:4

dudley northern Virginia woods
08/01/15 11:43 pm

"Just remember in the winter,
Far beneath the bitter snows,
Lies the seed that with the Sun's love
In the spring becomes the Rose."

08/02/15 4:52 am

That is a beautiful song.

dudley northern Virginia woods
08/03/15 10:00 am

I always stop when I hear it. The whole song is beautiful. And Bette does it so well.

davidwhite1 Building it Bigger
08/01/15 10:59 pm

An obscure book called the Character of Jesus written by Charles Edward Jefferson in written in 1908.
Happened upon it at a yard sell, bought it for 50 cents. That book changed my life of crime to a life devoted to God, Family and my fellow man.

EgoFaptor payson utah
08/01/15 10:43 pm

"My drill will pierce the heavens!"

mynamehere69 South Carolina
08/01/15 10:36 pm

Fuck me, I'm all out of enemies


AKCowboysFan Anchorage m8
08/01/15 10:28 pm

Now we're wearing long sleeves and the heating comes on
(You buy me orange juice)
We're getting good at this
Dreams of clean teeth
I can tell that you're tired
-Lorde, 400 Lux

mellovesyou lost in translation
08/01/15 10:21 pm

"We're just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl,
Year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
And how we found
The same old fears.
Wish you were here"

mellovesyou lost in translation
08/01/15 10:16 pm

"You belong among the wildflowers
You belong in a boat out at sea
Sail away, kill off the hours
You belong somewhere you feel free"

Axl752 NY
08/01/15 9:53 pm

I am the Antichrist
It's what I was meant to be
Your God left me behind
And set my soul to be free

-Slayer - "The Antichrist"

MachoMatt84 Privileged to serve.
08/01/15 9:50 pm

A song by Skillet called "Forgiven" has a couple lines that really get me:
"Do you know what it's like when
You're not who you want to be,
Do you know what it's like to
Be your own worst enemy..."

Goosebumps and eye sweats every time.

FluffyBear South Carolina
08/02/15 3:35 am

Love Skillet. I crank Awake and Alive every chance I get. 😄

08/02/15 8:01 am

Isn't that from "never surrender"?

08/02/15 8:03 am

Never mind the beginning of that is

Do you know what it's like when you're scared to see yourself
Do you know what it's like when you wish you were someone else

Similar phrasing

08/02/15 8:07 am

I lied again. The lyrics you said are in never surrender just the second verse. Forgiven has a completely different message.

MachoMatt84 Privileged to serve.
08/02/15 9:39 am

You're right. Both those sets of lyrics are from "Never Surrender". My bad

htcbump Florida
08/01/15 9:44 pm

The whole song "Every Grain of Sand" by Bob Dylan. It helped change me deep inside.

tenletters New York
08/01/15 9:44 pm

"When I'm 32 will I be miserable?
With everything around based on principle
Well I have a clue, oh wouldn't it be nice
to never be alone in this wasted life."
Its from the song Wasted by Cartel.

Sting716 Libertarian Golden Flash
08/01/15 9:42 pm

"This world's an ugly place, but you're so beautiful to me." Going Away To College by Blink-182. I had a romantic thing with this girl I would die for, and this was our song, and that phrase just struck me when I first heard it.

LochnessMonster Milky way
08/01/15 9:21 pm

"When the rich wage war its the poor who die." From a linkin park song.

Tyler95 Wisconsin
08/02/15 7:59 am

Love that song! I think it's "Hands Held High"

theW0lf Leader of the Pack
08/01/15 9:08 pm

"I'm not sentimental
This skin and bones is a rental
And no one makes it out alive"