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You'll never enjoy your life,
Living inside the box
You're so afraid of taking chances,
How you gonna reach the top?

Rules and regulations,
Force you to play it safe
Get rid of all the hesitation,
It's time for you to seize the daaay

Instead of just sitting around
And looking down on tomorrow
You gotta let your feet off the ground,
The time is now

I'm waiting, waiting, just waiting,
I'm waiting, waiting outside the lines
Waiting outside the lines
Waiting outside the lines

Try to have no regrets
Even if it's just tonight
How you gonnna walk ahead
If you keep living blind

Stuck in the same position,
You deserve so much more
There's a whole world around us,
Just waiting to be explored

Instead of just sitting around
And looking down on tomorrow
You gotta let your feet off the ground,
The time is now, just let it go

The world will force you to smile
I'm here to help you notice the rainbow
Cause I know,
What's in you is out there

I'm waiting, waiting, just waiting,
I'm waiting, waiting outside the lines
Waiting outside the lines
Waiting outside the lines

I'm trying to be patient (I'm trying to be patient)
The first step is the hardest (the hardest)
I know you can make it,
Go ahead and take it

I'm Waiting, waiting, just waiting I'm waiting
I'm waiting, waiting, just waiting
I'm waiting, waiting outside the lines
Waiting outside the lines
Waiting outside the lines

You'll never enjoy your life
Living inside the box
You're so afraid of taking chances,
How you gonna reach the top?



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    GreysonChanceLoverFeb 26, 2011 at 3:40 pm
    The meaning is that you shouldnt sit around if you were ment to do something go and find out what that talent is!You should follow your dreams I love him and his singing. When I saw him preform this song when I went to his concert in Bethesda I fell in more love with him
  • Desz
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    DeszDec 3, 2010 at 11:04 am
    The simple lyrics bring forth a powerful message: You're going to have to take risks and venture into unfamiliar territory in order to succeed :)

    And yes, he's waiting for the right time.
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    Lauren CooperMar 17, 2014 at 7:49 pm
    Does anyone else get a vibe from this song almost as if it's a coming out song? Like, he's already accepted who he is and he's in love with someone who isn't out yet? I know that's probably not what it's actually about but does anyone else get that vibe from the lyrics. Like, he's talking to the person he's in love with and they're afraid to come out but he's telling them that they'll feel so much better once they do. And he's "waiting outside the lines" like he's waiting outside of societies norms ready to love this person, but he refuses to go back to living a lie. Idk, I just get that vibe from it.
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    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 6:31 pm
    Meaning of this song is that we should go out and explore the world to see the things how they really are instad of staying and watching the ground
    there is always someone that is waiting for us to take our hand and make us happy and see the world like in lyrics to see the rainbow and make her smile
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    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 7:56 am
    Step outside of the box. Be the your self . Show others how you feel . Believe in yourself and love . Don't be afraid to speak up. Lift your head up and put a smile on your face and be happy about your life. Don't thinking you are not worth it, that you aren't the special person that everyone has wait for . Be your self being ourselfs is the one what deep down in your heart says . Explore what you want in life in a good choice :)

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