"I Have Nothing" as written by David Foster and Linda ...
Share my life
Take me for what I am
'Cause I'll never change
All my colors for you

Take my love
I'll never ask for too much
Just all that you are
And everything that you do

I don't really need to look
Very much further
I don't want to have to go
Where you don't follow
I will hold it back again
This passion inside
Can't run from myself
There's nowhere to hide

Don't make me close one more door
I don't want to hurt anymore
Stay in my arms if you dare
Or must I imagine you there
Don't walk away from me
I have nothing, nothing, nothing
If I don't have you, you, you, you, you

You see through
Right to the heart of me
You break down my walls
With the strength of your love

I never knew
Love like I've known it with you
Will a memory survive
One I can hold on to?

I don't really need to look
Very much further
I don't want to have to go
Where you don't follow
I will hold it back again
This passion inside
I can't run from myself
There's nowhere to hide
Your love I'll remember forever

Don't make me close one more door
I don't want to hurt anymore
Stay in my arms if you dare
Or must I imagine you there
Don't walk away from me
I have nothing, nothing, nothing

Don't make me close one more door
I don't want to hurt anymore
Stay in my arms if you dare
Or must I imagine you there
Don't walk away from me
No, don't walk away from me
Don't you dare walk away from me
I have nothing, nothing, nothing
If I don't have you, you
If I don't have you, oh, oh


Lyrics submitted by ilikepork

"I Have Nothing" as written by Linda Thompson Jenner David W. Foster

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentAck... Can't believe i'm the first too sign this it's a classic but not my favourite i just like it cos i'm a sucker for songs like this
    Singme_emoon December 31, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwow, I can't believe only one other person has commented. This one of Whitney's best, i think. I love how she can be singing the words that would make any other girl sound so weak and vulnerable and sound like she's the most powerful woman on earth
    deathcablurveron February 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDefinitely agree.. one of her best if not the best of her songs. My other pick of hers is "Run to You", both of these songs being from The Bodyguard soundtrack. Her voice is beautiful in both of these songs... such a shame to see her not using her talent.
    pheebgirlon June 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI meant not using her talent anymore... making sure to correct myself before I get criticized for what I was saying lol
    pheebgirlon June 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhat an incredible song! Her delivery is so incredibley powerful, this song earned Whitney Houston my undying respect.
    vieireson July 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI've never been a big Whitney fan but the girl can sing and this song proves it.
    Rocklovinggirlon October 04, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I will always love you" overshadowed this beautiful song. This is definitely one of the best vocal performances anyone has ever given.
    chain2fateon February 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwow, wow WOW!!!! What an incredible song!!! So very powerful and impacting. Her voice is phenomenal!!! I love this song so so much - definitely one of her best songs. Love the scene of her singing this song in the bodyguard. She looks so beautiful and elegant. Amazing song. Great lyrics and tune
    daydreamer82on July 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't understand how "I will always love you" beat out this song. Especially after it had already been famous with Dolly.
    sandraa4211on December 22, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is very close to my heart. My parents got divorced wen i was very little and wen my dad passed away earlier this year my mom shared a story about me singing this song to my dad when he came to visit us one day that I had forgotten. Apparently I sang this part "Dont make me close one more doorI dont wanna hurt any more Stay in my arms if you dare Or must I imagine you there Dont walk away from me Dont walk away from me Dont you dare walk away from me I have nothing Nothing Nothing If I dont have you" And apparently that made my dad sleep over that night. He stayed with us and even slept on my bedroom floor with me that night. *teardrop* even thinking about that makes me cry.

    After hearing that story I can never listen to that song like I used to. I end up crying everytime I hear it
    Bellzyon December 08, 2010   Link

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