“The path to Heaven runs through miles of clouded Hell right to the top”

Imagine Dragons – It's Time Lyrics on LyricsMode
EXPLANATION
Means that to get to where you want, to have to go through very tough situations even if you don't want to.
EXPLANATION
It's saying that no matter what path you take your going to start from the bottom and work your way to the top.
EXPLANATION
It doesn't matter what path our taking you still have to work from the bottom to get up to the top.