18 Most Memorable Bruce Springsteen Lyrics
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18 Most Memorable Bruce Springsteen Lyrics

A little inspiration from the boss man himself.

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18 Most Memorable Bruce Springsteen Lyrics
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There are three very important components to my relationship with my father; dinners at Outback, trips to Home Depot, and a deep-rooted appreciation for Bruce Springsteen. When I feel lost, stressed, or even homesick, it's nothing a quick listen to "Jungleland" can't fix. Nothing like the boss man to bring you back to your roots.

Here are 18 of Bruce Springsteen's most memorable lyrics to help get your week off to a good start, some chicken soup for the soul if you will.

1."We learned more from a three-minute record, baby than we ever learned in school." — "No Surrender"

2."Hey there mister bouncer, now all I wanna do is dance, but I swear I left my wallet back home in my workin' pants.""All That Heaven Will Allow"

3."A notion deep inside, that it ain't no sin to be glad you're alive." — "Badlands"

4."Barefoot girl sitting on the hood of a Dodge, drinking warm beer in the soft summer rain.""Jungleland"

5."Tramps like us, baby we were born to run." — "Born To Run"

6."God have mercy on the man who doubts what he's sure of.""Brilliant Disguise"

7."You ain't a beauty but, hey, you're alright." — "Thunder Road"

8."Poor man wanna be rich. Rich man wanna be king, and a king ain't satisfied, 'til he rules everything. I wanna go out tonight. I wanna find out what I got.""Badlands"

9. "Is a dream a lie if it don't come true or is it something worse?" "The River"

10. "And though this world is filled with the grace and beauty of God's hand, oh I wish I were blind when I see you with your man.""I Wish I Were Blind"

11. "But I got debts that no honest man can pay." "Atlantic City"

12. "Jesus, send some sweet women to save all your clowns." "Wild Billy's Circus Story"

13."Well, it ought to be easy ought to be simple enough, yeah man meets woman and they fall in love. But the house is haunted and the ride gets rough, and you've got to learn to live with what you can't rise above.""Tunnel of Love"

14. "Everything dies baby that's a fact. But maybe everything that dies someday comes back." "Atlantic City"

15. "Walk tall, or baby, or don't walk at all." New York City Serenade

16. "Somehow all you ever needs' never really quite enough." —Reno

17. "Mama always told me not to look into the sights of the sun. Oh, but mama, that's where the fun is." — "Blinded by the light"

18.“Someday we’ll look back on this and it will all seem funny.” — “Rosalita”


I love you, Dad. Thank you for also being the man.

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