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PROVERBS in SONGS

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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

 

 

(Updated on 01/04/2011)

 

A

  • A Bird In The Hand by Ice Cube :
    "But a bird in the hand is worth more than the bush"
    (Proverb : 'A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.')
  • Bow Wow by Johnny Guitar Watson :
    "A friend in need is a friend indeed"
  • Pure morning by Placebo :
    "A friend in needs a friend indeed"
  • Where There's A Will by Supertramp :
    "Where there's a will, there's a way
    Or so they say
    A friend in need is a friend indeed
    "
  • Jack Of All Trades by Eurythmics :
    "jack of all trades master of none"
    (Proverb : 'A jack of all trades is the master of none')
  • A Little Bird Told Me by Evelyn Knight :
    "A little bird told me that you love me
    And I believe that you do..."
  • Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around the World sung by U2
    "Nothin' much to say I guess
    You're just the same as all the rest
    Been tryin' to throw your arms around the world
    And a woman needs a man
    Like a fish needs a bicycle
    "
    (sing365.com)
  • All that glitters by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark :
    "All that glitters
    Is not gold
    .
    So don't believe everything
    You've been told."
  • The Mercy Seat by Nick Cave :
    "An eye for an eye
    And a tooth for a tooth
    "
  • April Showers by Al Jolson :
    "Though April showers may come your way,
    They bring the flowers that bloom in May."
    (Proverb : 'April showers bring forth May flowers')
  • Highway Chile by Jimi Hendrix :
    "A rolling stone gathers no moss"
  • Stitch In Time by Genitorturers :
    "Stitch in time saves nine
    But now it's just too late"
    (Proverb : 'A stitch in time saves nine')
  • Nightmare by Wicked Angel :
    "and You shall reap just what you sow"
    (Proverb : 'As you sow, so you shall reap')
  • At night by De Vision :
    "But at night all cats are grey"

 

B

  • Bed of roses by Bette Midler or Bon Jovi : - UPDATED
    "I'm tired of trying to be free.
    Gonna lay down like a sigh in my bed of roses.
    Bed of roses I believed my life would be."
  • Lonely Nights by Bryan Adams :
    "You know beggars can't be choosers"

  • Street Kids by Elton John :
    "But beggars can't be choosers"

  • Hymns To The Silence by Van Morrison :
    "Yeah in the midnight, in the midnight, I burn the candle
    Burn the candle at both ends..."
  • Victory by Puff Daddy :
    "Better now than never, business before pleasure"

 

C

  • Can't Have Your Cake by Motley Crue :
    "I guess what mama said was true
    Can't have your cake and eat it too, babe"
  • Worn Out Words by Satanic Surfers :
    "Choose between the lesser of two evils..."
  • Driver's Seat by Sniff 'N' the Tears :
    "Doing alright
    A little jiving on a Saturday night
    And come what may
    Gonna dance the day away"
  • Natural by S Club 7 :
    "come what may"
  • Have You Ever by The Offspring - with activities (isabelperez.com)
    " Cause the truth about the world is that crime does pay"

 

D

  • Zimbabwe by Bob Marley :
    "To divide and rule could only tear us apart"

 

E

  • Violent & Funky by Infectious Grooves :
    "A penny saved is a penny earned, but a stolen case of beers gets you a hell of a lot drunker
    Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and boring"
    (Proverb : 'Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wise')
  • New Flat by Nits :
    "East west home's best
    There's no place like home"
  • Be yourself by The Fugees :
    "Be yourself, easy as A-B-C"
  •  Lady Antebellum - One Day You Will (lyrics007.com)
    "In every cloud there's a silver lining" 
    + the VIDEO
    (YouTube)
    "Every cloud has a silver lining" -
    Meaning :
    "Every bad situation has some good aspect to it. This proverb is usually said as an encouragement to a person who is overcome by some difficulty and is unable to see any positive way forward."
    (phrases.org.uk)
  • Silver Lining by Gang Of Four :
    "Your look will always find me hypnotized
    Behind every cloud there's a silver lining"
    (Proverb : 'Every cloud has a silver lining.')

 

F

  • Inside by Orphanage :
    "My faith will move mountains."
  • Shop Around by New Edition :
    "First come first served is the way
    Some do it but not me"
  • Forbidden Fruit by Jessica Simpson - UPDATED
    ('Forbidden fruit is the sweetest')
  • Century After Century by Idlewild :
    "You're naked except for a newspaper, the headline telling me
    That fortune favours the brave"

 

G

 

H

  • True Love by Robert Palmer :
    "And handsome is as handsome does"

 

I

  • Sweep Around Your Own Front Door by Williams Brothers :
    "Sweep around your own front door before you try to sweep around mine"
    (Proverb : 'If each would sweep before his own door we should have a clean street.')
  • Under Pressure by David Bowie / Queen :
    "These are the days it never rains but it pours"
  • Small World by Cliff Richard :
    "It's a small world, a small world
    When you reach out and touch a stranger"
  • Cup Of Tea by The Verve Pipe :
    "At graduation everyone
    Will throw their hats into sun
    Then they'll drop like flies to the sea
    This is not my cup of tea"
    (Proverb : 'It's not my cup of tea')
  • When its Raining Cats and Dogs by PM Dawn :
    "So when it's raining cats and dogs.
    I won't complain and I won't mind.
    When it's raining cats and dogs
    I'll understand the reasons why..."

 

J

 

K

  • Socrates by Avril Lavigne :
    "As Socrates said, "Know thyself!"
  • Knowledge Is Power by No Cash :
    "detention, suspension and power tripping "teachers"
    feed me candy flavored lies like priests, nuns and preachers
    told what to wear and what to think when to piss and when to speak..."

 

L

  • Laugh and the world laughs with you by Jack Scott :
    "Laugh - And The World Laughs With You
    Cry - and you Cry Alone
    "
    (Proverb : Laugh and the world laughs with you; cry and you are on your own.)
  • Walk Before You Run by Lacy J. Dalton :
    "And you got to learn to walk before
    you run (dontcha' know)
    And you learn to stand
    For something or you'll fall"
    (Proverb : 'Learn to walk before you run')
  • Life Is Real (Song For Lennon) by Queen :
    "Life is cruel life is a bitch"
  • Ladies first by Queen Latifah :
    "Like mother, like daughter, I would also like to mention"
  • Tired of Talking by Gerry Rafferty :
    "Now little by little, and bit by bit, the truth is slowly dawning"