"Life Is Wonderful" as written by and Jason Thomas Mraz....
it takes a crane to build a crane
it takes two floors to make a story
it takes an egg to make a hen
it takes a hen to make an egg
there is no end to what i'm saying

it takes a thought to make a word
and it takes a word to make an action
it takes some work to make it work
it takes some good to make it hurt
it takes some bad for satisfaction

la la la la la la la life is wonderful
ah la la la la la la life is full circle
ah la la la la la la life is wonderful
al la la la la

it takes a night to make it dawn
and it takes a day to you yawn brother
it takes some old to make you young
it takes some cold to know the sun
it takes the one to have the other

it takes no time to fall in love
but it takes you years to know what love is
it takes some tears to make you trust
it takes some years to make it rust
it takes some dust to make it polished

ha la la la la la la life is wonderful
ah la la la la la la life is full circle
ah la la la la la la life is so full of
ah la la la la la la life is so rough
ah la la la la la la life is wonderful
ah la la la la la la life is full circle
ah la la la la la la life is our love
ah la la la la la

it takes some silence to make sound
it takes a loss before you found it
it takes a road to go nowhere
it takes a toll to know you care
it takes a hole to make a mountain

ah la la la la la la life is wonderful
ah la la la la la la life is full circle
ah la la la la la la life is oh love
ah la la la la la la love is all sorts of
ah la la la la la la life is wonderful
ah la la la la la la life is full circle
ah la la la la la la life is holla holla
ah la la la la la la next up bushwalla-walla
ah la la la la la la life is wonderful
ah la la la la la



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  • +1
    General Commenti absolutly love this song.
    i think jason is just telling everyone that no matter how hard things are you have to go through the hard things to get to the wonderful things.


    i found some lyric mistakes
    "it takes some tears to make you trust
    it takes some years to make it rust"

    i should be
    "it takes some fears to make you trust"
    "it takes some tears to make it rust"

    i think.
    i was just listening to the song and thats what it sounded like to me.
    simply.glamouron April 02, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAm I the only person who thinks it sounds like a song you hear on a vacation commercial?

    It's still amazing though<3
    briannaocallaghanon February 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentabout love, of course

    it gives you the same kind of high that love does, pretty awesome. a good first track for his cd :)
    lethologicalon July 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song just shows how simple and wonderful love is. It takes a night to a make a dawn...duh like thats how simple love can be. And it takes no time to fall in love but once youre in love it can take you a lot of time for you to figure out everything that goes along with it
    it takes no time to fall in love
    but it takes you years to know what love is
    it takes some tears to make you trust
    it takes some years to make it rust
    it takes some dust to make it polished
    (That part kind of shows that you have to take the bad things or the things that dont really work between the 2 people and make it work)
    singergrl89on August 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is such a beautiful song. I believe this is my favorite from Mraz. I'm very surprised it's recieved so few comments. O_o
    Tristeon October 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about loving the simple things in life. Also i noticed that the song time is 4minutes and 20seconds exactly. At 4:20 life is pretty wonderful!
    grace88on December 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI totally agree with triste on how good of a song it is and yet so few comments. I think that jason is trying to explain that everything works in circles. Sometimes there are bad parts in the circle but since its okay because its going to become good sooner or later. He's admiring the way life works.
    Mralexchangon February 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is really cool and interesting. just makes you think about the little things and he says it in a cool way
    waitingonyouon February 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is really cool and interesting. just makes you think about the little things and he says it in a cool way
    waitingonyouon February 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe song is not generalized towards love only. Life in general is a gift and the things around us work so magically and mysteriously that gives us curiousity. He contrasts negative with positive, action with reaction, to show that in everything bad that happens to us there will always be a sort of message being sent to tell us something, good or bad.

    This song is so beautiful.
    rubixon April 23, 2006   Link

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