Your favorite single line in a song?

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  1. T-Bone

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    This one and

    “If it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all”
    (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Born_Under_a_Bad_Sign_(song))

    Oh... and this, (Rocky Racoon - Beatles)
    “The doctor came in, stinking of gin, and proceeded to lie on the table.”

    And one more...
    From Famous Blue Raincoat (Leonard Cohen)
    “You’re living for nothing now. I hope you’re keeping some kind of record”
     
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  2. robt57

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    A more contemporary lyric:

    Well you built up a world of magic
    Because your real life is tragic........

    Go get your shovel
    And "we'll dig a deep hole
    To bury the castle, bury the castle"


    Ba da ba ba da ba ba da

    I liked the bury the castle / unrealistic expectation state needing to be put to rest metaphor mostly...
     
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    The Smiths, "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now"
     
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    Maybe not the favorite... but, honorable mention:
    Men at Work...
    “Ghosts appear and fade away... come back another day.”
     
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    I didn’t see you posted this before mine strange coincidence :)
     
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    one of my current faves - sorry, but it s 2 lines...

    'what color is blood ? still the same as it was
    is it still good at what it does ? - bleeding '
     
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    +1, Same here. I remember hearing it for the first time. That line just "jumps" out the song and grabs ya.
     
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    Another Dead tune: from Ripple: ...full of hope and wonder...

    "Let it be known there is a fountain
    That was not made by the hands of men"
     
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    Phil...
    “If your life depends on what you are losing... you’re still refusing to believe in fate or chance...”
    I don’t subscribe to this as worthy of every situation, but, has helped cope sometimes.
     
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