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I am woman, hear me roar
In numbers too big to ignore
And I know too much to go back an' pretend
'cause I've heard it all before
And I've been down there on the floor
No one's ever gonna keep me down again
CHORUS
Oh yes I am wise
But it's wisdom born of pain
Yes, I've paid the price
But look how much I gained
If I have to, I can do anything
I am strong (strong)
I am invincible (invincible)
I am woman
You can bend but never break me
'cause it only serves to make me
More determined to achieve my final goal
And I come back even stronger
Not a novice any longer
'cause you've deepened the conviction in my soul
CHORUS
I am woman watch me grow
See me standing toe to toe
As I spread my lovin' arms across the land
But I'm still an embryo
With a long long way to go
Until I make my brother understand
Oh yes I am wise
But it's wisdom born of pain
Yes, I've paid the price
But look how much I gained
If I have to I can face anything
I am strong (strong)
I am invincible (invincible)
I am woman
Oh, I am woman
I am invincible
I am strong
FADE
I am woman
I am invincible
I am strong
I am woman



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  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 1, 2012 at 4:00 am
    It has been my mantra for over 30 years! Every yooung gorl should learn this song from an early age, knowing she can do anything!
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    InvinsibleMar 23, 2009 at 2:48 pm
    By Invinsible

    We were consumers, Hear us growl
    In numbers too big to ignore
    And we know too much to go back an’ forget
    ‘Cos we’ve heard it all before
    Now we’re play’n’ games at your door
    No-one’s ever gonna keep us down again!

    Ooh yes we’re wise
    But it’s wisdom born of pain
    Yes we’ve paid with rice
    But look how much we’ve gain
    If we have to,
    We can do anything

    You were wrong
    We were con’vin’cible
    We were consumeeers

    You can manipulate, not create us,
    ‘Cos it only serves to make us
    more determined to reach our des’tin’ation

    Our journey born of hunger
    Not an outcast any longer
    Co’s you deaden the conviction in our souls

    Ooh yes we’re wise
    But it’s wisdom born of pain
    Yes we’ve paid with rice
    But look how much we’ve gain
    If we have to,
    We can do anything

    You were wrong
    We were con’vin’cible
    We were consumeeers

    We were consumers, watch us grow
    See us standing toe to toe
    As we broaden our concerns across the na..tion

    But we’re still a rud’i’ment
    With a long long way to go
    Until we make you others un’der’stand

    Ooh yes we’re wise
    But it’s wisdom born of pain
    Yes we’ve paid with rice
    But look how much we’ve gain
    If we have to,
    We can erase anything

    You were wrong
    We were con’vin’cible
    We were consumeeers
    We were consumeeers
    We were con’vin’cible
    You were wrong
    We were consumeeers

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