New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
David Wilcox – It's What You Do With What You've Got lyrics

From Unreleased
..............................................

You must know someone like him
He's strong and tall and lean
His body like a greyhound
And his mind so sharp and keen
But his heart just like a laurel
Grew twisted on itself
'Til almost everything he did
Brought pain to someone else

Chorus:
'Cause it's not just what you're born with
It's what you choose to bear
It's not how much your share is
But it's how much you can share
And it's not the fights you've dreamed of
But those you really fought
It's not just what you're given
It's what you do with what you've got

Now between those who use their neighbor
And those who use a cane
Between those in constant power
And those in constant pain
Between those who run to evil
And those who cannot run
Tell me which ones are the cripples
And which ones touch the sun

Chorus
For what's the use of two strong legs
If you only run away
And what good is the finest voice
With nothing good to say
And what good is strength and muscle
If you only push and shove
What's the use in two good ears
If you can't hear those you love
Chorus

What you do with what you've got

..............................................

© David Wilcox, all rights reserved



Lyrics taken from /lyrics/d/david_wilcox/its_what_you_do_with_what_youve_got.html

  • Email
  • Correct

It's What You Do With What You've Got meanings

    Write about your feelings and thoughts about It's What You Do With What You've Got

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!

    Post meanings

    U
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!

    official video

    Featured lyrics

    Explain
    0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z