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It starts with love

One thing
I don't know why
It doesn't even matter how hard you try
Keep that in mind
I designed this rhyme to explain in due time
(All I know)

Time is a valuable thing
Watch it fly by as the pendulum swings
Watch it count down to the end of the day
The clock ticks life away
(It's so unreal)

Didn't look out below
Watch the time go right out the window
Tried to hold on, but didn't even know
I wasted it all just to
(Watch you go)

I kept everything inside
And even though I tried
It all fell apart
What it meant to me
Will eventually be
A memory
Of a time

I tried so hard
And got so far
But in the end
It doesn't even matter.

I had to fall
To lose it all
But in the end
It doesn't even matter.

One thing
I don't know why
It doesn't even matter how hard you try
Keep that in mind
I designed this rhyme to remind myself how I
(Tried so hard)

In spite of the way you were mocking me
Acting like I was part of your property
Remembering all the times you fought with me
I'm surprised (It got so far)

Things aren't the way they were before
You wouldn't even recognize me anymore
Not that you knew me back then
But it all comes back to me(In the end)

You kept everything inside
And even though I tried
It all fell apart
What it meant to me will eventually be
A memory of a time when I

I tried so hard
And got so far
But in the end
It doesn't even matter

I had to fall
To lose it all
But in the end
It doesn't even matter

I put my trust in you
Pushed as far as I can go
For all this
There's only one thing you should know

I put my trust in you
Pushed as far as I can go
For all this
There's only one thing you should know

I tried so hard
And got so far
But in the end
It doesn't even matter

I had to fall
To lose it all
But in the end
It doesn't even matter



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    xMizKaulitzxApr 27, 2008 at 9:41 pm
    Man this is a good song! I think he's probably talkin about the jewish people and how they struggled so hard to live through the holocaust when Hitler was dictator. They tried so hard to escape but half a million jews died in concentration camps. Yal are probably wondering how I got that idea, well if you look carefully at the beginning of this video Chester (lead singer) walks out of this tumb or watever and there are jewish symbols on the door.
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    rishabhchandanJan 18, 2009 at 6:37 am
    "In the End" is a nu metal song written by Linkin Park from their debut album Hybrid Theory (2000). Its lyrics are mainly based on one person's failure. It is considered symbolic of an ending relationship. However it can also be symbolic of a long-lasting friendship's trust between one another that has gone away.
    In the End is one of Linkin Park's most well known and successful songs, appearing in the top ten in most charts it appeared in, including a band high of number two on the Billboard Hot 100, in which it peaked on the week beginning March 19, 2002. The song first reached the Top 40 on December 4, 2001. It also reached number one on the Z100 Top 100 songs of 2002 countdown.
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    MeSs17Mar 8, 2009 at 6:17 am
    Most people think this song talks about everything that you do is worthless in the end, but its not, well atleast to me its not. Ill break it down,.
    The first verse in this song tells of how life is to short to be wasted on useless things (drugs, meaningless s**, violence) because before you know it, your time will be up and what accomplishments can you say youve done then?
    The second verse is about how you may be able to leave behind the sins in your past for a while, but in the end they all come back around and you truely pay for them,.
    The chorus is what ties everything together, the meaning to it is that no matter what you achieve here on this earth, the single most important thing you had to of done is make the right choice in who you love, who you followed, thts were the line in the beginning ("It starts with love") comes from,.
    So I hope I helped anybody looking for a meaning to this song.
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    nm0000Sep 19, 2008 at 10:05 pm
    I think this song has whatver meaning you want it to have for your own self.
    To me its about a relationship where you put in everything you can and in the end it doesn't seem to matter to the other person, and as it says 'What it meant to me will eventually be a memory of a time when I tried so hard' its about being forced to make a relationship a memory. And about the pain and injustice of it, you have 'to fall to lose it all'.
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    md123Feb 11, 2010 at 5:05 am
    Do you really understand what this song is about because let me tell ya'll like this it is mainly based on one person who had faliure friendships, relationships, because things like this won't go away so well when it always lead's to broken trust or lies also if you like and love that special someone who is really close to you don't let them go just keep them in your heart until your ready to decide because you already know that once's they leave your life, break up with you, or dump you by any chance, everything that you had with her will change you forever or it will never be the same again.

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