— Nina Simone American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist 1933 - 2003
„Why me Lord? What have I ever done
To deserve even one of the pleasures I've known?
Tell me Lord what did I ever do
That was worth loving you or the kindness you've shown?“
— Kris Kristofferson American country music singer, songwriter, musician, and film actor 1936
Song lyrics, Jesus Was a Capricorn (1972)
„Is this love big enough to watch over me?
Big enough to let go of me
Without hurting me,
Like the day I learned to swim?“
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Song lyrics, The Sensual World (1989)
Source: South of No North
„I'm tired of being in love and being all alone
When you're so far away from me.
I'm tired of making out on the telephone
Because you're so far away from me.“
— Mark Knopfler English guitarist 1949
So Far Away
Song lyrics, Brothers in Arms (1985)
„Ready or not, here I come
I'm so tired of this dumb game of hide and seek
Olly olly oxen free
Show yourself, you're scaring me
Come out, come out, where ever you are
You've taken this thing way too far“
Source: Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy
„I don't like you
But I love you.
See that I'm always
Thinking of you.
Oh, oh, oh,
You treat me badly;
I love you madly.
You've really got a hold on me.
You've really got a hold on me, baby.“
— Smokey Robinson American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer 1940
You've Really Got a Hold on Me (1962)
Song lyrics, With The Miracles
Source: Message in a Bottle
„So, just leave me alone,
Leave me alone,
Leave me alone,
Leave me alone, stop it,
Just stop doggin' me around.“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
Leave Me Alone
„If I'm ever to reach any understanding of myself and the things around me, I must learn to stand alone.“
— Henrik Ibsen Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet 1828 - 1906
Nora Helmer, Act III
A Doll's House (1879)
Context: If I'm ever to reach any understanding of myself and the things around me, I must learn to stand alone. That's why I can't stay here with you any longer.
„Love me or leave me, baby. Don't lead me on, with loving like yours? Believe me, I'm better off. I"m better off alone.“
— Michelle Branch American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1983
" Love Me Like That http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/michellebranch/lovemelikethat.html"
2000s, Hotel Paper (2003)
Source: Nothing to Lose
— John Flanagan Irish-American hammer thrower 1873 - 1938
Source: The Emperor of Nihon-Ja
„And I know that it's complicated
But I'm a loser in love.
So baby raise a glass to mend
All the broken hearts
Of all my wrecked up friends.I'll never talk again.
Oh boy you've left me speechless.
You've left me speechless, so speechless.“
— Lady Gaga American singer, songwriter, and actress 1986
Song lyrics, The Fame Monster (2009)
„When your time is up, your time is up, and you've just got to pray to God that you've done something worthwhile with your life.“
— Cameron Duncan New Zealand filmmaker 1986 - 2003
— Elvis Costello English singer-songwriter 1954
Everyday I Write The Book
Song lyrics, Punch the Clock (1983)