M. Norton, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology, Emeritus
University of New England
College of Osteopathic
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Lyrical Wit and Wisdom
Now I'm on
my way, I know
I am, but times there were when I thought not. -
There is a crack, a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. - Leonard Cohen, "Anthem"
I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then. - Bob Seger, "Against The Wind"
Before it gets too frightening, we ought to call a halt, so could we start again, please? - Tim Rice, "Jesus Christ Superstar"
But the tigers come at night with their voices soft as thunder as they tear your hope apart and turn your dreams to shame - Herbert Kretsmer, "Les Miserables"
I used to care, but things have changed. - Bob Dylan, "Things Have Changed"
I've built walls, a fortress deep and mighty, that none may penetrate. - Paul Simon, "I am a Rock"
And the sons of Pullman porters and the sons of engineers ride their fathers' magic carpet made of steel - Arlo Guthrie, "City of New Orleans"
No, I won't be afraid, just as long as you stand, stand by me. - Ben E. King, "Stand By Me"
That's when I need them, that's when I need my father's eyes. - Eric Clapton, "My Father's Eyes"
Life is just what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon. "Beautiful Boy"
We can't return, we can only look behind from where we came. - Joni Mitchell, "The Circle Game"
And, Pap, I don't think I said "I love you" near enough. - Dan Fogelberg, "Leader of the Band"
If nobody ever knows the way I feel, that's all right, that's OK. - Keb' Mo' (Kevin R. Moore), "Better Man"
From the brim to the dregs, it poured sweet and clear, it was a very good year. - Ervin Drake, "A Very Good Year"
The rocks may melt and the seas may burn, if I should not return. - Mary Chapin Carpenter, "10,000 Miles"
If you care, don't let them know, don't give yourself away. - Joni Mitchell, "Both Sides Now"
All I want is freedom, a world with no more night . . . - Andrew Lloyd Webber, "Phantom of the Opera"
Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind, it's gonna be a bright, sun-shiny day. - Johnny Nash, "I Can See Clearly Now"
I give you my only-ness, come give me your tomorrow - Tim Hardin, "If I Were a Carpenter"
If you think that time will change your ways, don't wait too long. - Madeleine Peyroux, "Don't Wait Too Long"
They sit at the bar and put bread in my jar and say 'Man, what are you doin' here?' - Billy Joel, "Piano Man"
I could stay young and chipper and I'd lock it with a zipper, if I only had a heart. - The Tin Man, "Wizard of Oz"
'cause you can look right through me, walk right by me, and never know I'm there. - Fred Ebb, "Mister Cellophane"
And the songbirds keep singing like they know the score. - Eva Cassidy, "Songbird"