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My best friend gave me the best advice
He said each days a gift and not a given right
Leave no stone unturned
Leave your fears behind
And try to take the path less traveled by
That first step you take is the longest stride

If today was your last day
If tomorrow was too late
Could you say goodbye to yesterday
Would you live each moment like your last
Leave old pictures in the past
Donate every dime you have
If today was your last day

Going against the grain should be a way of life
What's worth the price is always worth the fight
Every second counts cause there's no second try
So live it like you're never living twice
Don't take the free ride in your whole life

If today was your last day
If tomorrow was too late
Could you say goodbye to yesterday
Would you live each moment like your last
Leave old pictures in the past
Donate every dime you have
And would you call old friends you never see
Reminisce old memories
Would you forgive your enemies
And would you find that one your dreaming of
Swear up and down to god above
That you'll finally fall in love
If today was your last day

If today was your last day
Would you make your mark
On ending a broken heart
You know it's never too late
To shoot for the stars
Regardless of who you are
So do whatever it takes
Cause you can't rewind
A moment in this life
Let nothing stand in your way
Cause the hands of time
Are never on your side

If today was your last day
If tomorrow was too late
Could you say goodbye to yesterday
Would you live each moment like your last
Leave old pictures in the past
Donate every dime you have
And would you call old friends you never see
Reminisce old memories
Would you forgive your enemies
And would you find that one your dreaming of
Swear up and down to god above
That you'll finally fall in love
If today was your last day



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  • l
    +9
    lo_bby93Apr 29, 2009 at 6:04 pm
    To me, this song means to live everyday to the fullest,
    and dont look back at the past.
    The song tells you to apprictiate everything you have
    and dont take it for grandted.
    Dont hold a grudge.
    Live everyday like you will never live again.
  • Katesa1a
    +7
    Katesa1aJul 21, 2009 at 3:02 pm
    This song will change the world. Everything in this song is true. True, true, true. This song really made me think and consider if today was my last day. It means, to me, that live each moment like your last and shoot for the stars, even when there are none in the sky. Live your live because you only get one.
    ~Thank You Nickelback~
  • blob4ever
    +5
    blob4everNov 19, 2008 at 12:01 pm
    This song is saying take life by the horns because you don't wanna be sad that you're dying, you wanna do everything you've ever wanted to do in that time, have the time of your life.
  • cherrycake123
    +3
    cherrycake123Dec 20, 2009 at 4:09 pm
    when i first heard this song, i thought 'wow.if today was my last day,how could i do all of those things and all the things i've been meaning and wanting to do?' now i know that i hav 2 start now becuz it cud b 2 late to start tomoro..this song really makes u think of wat u hav..forgive the people that ur fightin with and spend more time with those that u love...we all really need 2 take a step back and look at ourselves and our lives and think of betta things that we cud b doing with our lives instead of wasting time..live your life as if there were no second chances..u go nickelback..we do really need 2 change the world lyk u guys said and this song cud just b doing that. i mean,what r we fighting 4? we shud b living peacefully. one love.one heart..
  • m
    +3
    mustpostnowJul 15, 2009 at 12:48 am
    I agree with all these people here. "If Today Was Your Last Day" is urging people to live every day to the fullest because you never know if it will be your last. The message is powerful and the music behind the words is solid. An excellent release from Nickelback.

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