The Strength To Go On

Album: Appeal To Reason (2008)
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  • Welcome home
    While away
    They have tampered with the locks
    And your things they rearranged
    "We propose,
    A better way"
    Said the note they left behind
    In their wake of disarray

    You fell in place
    Don't fall asleep
    They'll find us here
    I know a place
    To disappear
    As a voice proclaimed

    What we are is the sum of a thousand lies
    What we know is almost nothing at all
    But we are what we are 'till the day we die
    Or 'till we don't have the strength to go on
    'Till we don't have the strength to go on

    Let us cry
    Let us be
    Let us open up our hearts
    Without fear of anything
    Faith alone's
    All we need
    To traverse this burning bridge
    Now before it gets too late

    You claim, "it's fine"
    But the heart reveals
    What smiles betray
    Your sad sad eyes
    Gave you away
    And don't you know

    What we are is the sum of a thousand lies
    What we know is almost nothing at all
    But we are what we are 'till the day we die
    Or 'till we don't have the strength to go on
    'Till we don't have the strength to go on

    Our shoulders bear an awful weight
    But still we trudge on just the same
    Our colors run then leave a stain
    They blacken our once honest name
    How can we argue, tell me
    Over the fury and the fire
    How many times can we tell you that we
    Are not like you, we see right through
    The poor disguise that fails to fool
    The wary eye is trained on you

    What we are is the sum of a thousand lies
    What we know is almost nothing at all
    But we are what we are 'till the day we die
    Or 'till we don't have the strength to go on
    'Till we don't have the strength to go on

    What we are is the sum of a thousand lies
    What we know is almost nothing at all
    But we are what we are 'till the day we die
    Or 'till we don't have the strength to go on
    'Till we don't have the strength to go on

    Yeah we don't have the strength to go on. Writer/s: BRANDON BARNES, JOSEPH PRINCIPE, TIMOTHY MCILRATH, ZACH BLAIR
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Oliver from Atlanta, GaOne of my favorite Rise Against songs!!
  • Song from Mexico, Altheres like no "revolutions per minute" songs thats horrible only appeal to reason songs the entire album "revolutions per minute" is beautiful.
  • Jon from Maysville, OkAmazing song but where's Savior?
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