I’m gonna beat you in this human race
Hows a guy get out there with so much to face
I’m a cat in a cage in a rat parade
I should stay at home
And know no one I know

I can run pretty fast
But so can so many people better than that
Whats wrong with us
We’ve gotta open our doors
Sleep on floors
And wish for more more more

Aint nobody gonna bring me down
Aint nobody gonna steal my song
Aint nobody gonna bring me down

I’m gonna take the long road there
If the short way means I’m settling
Because I’m one who takes his victory
By his patience and his pride
A moment
Of this torment
Makes it worth it
When I see how the story ends: I’ve made it

I turn the radio on to the saddest songs
The memories haunt me
The stereo taunts me
I’m turning down the volume
Singing my own song
Cause I’m so much stronger

Lyrics submitted by skaboslai

They Are Strong Hands song meanings
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    General Commentforgetting the most important part there:

    Aint nobody gonna bring me down, cause my boy John Beatz's got my back
    timmay_xon April 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like the play on Baysides 'they looked like strong hands' title.
    tommyhaychon June 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah all the lyrics sites i've seen have also been fogetting that part.... priceless.
    balls deepon January 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAbout me and people and this girl at school who always tells me to shut up and hits me when I sing and steals my stuff.

    Aint nobody gonna bring me down
    Aint nobody gonna steal my song
    Aint nobody gonna bring me down
    Matthew15on August 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentbrilliant; the video is very different than i expected, but it's still an excellent portrayal.
    kimfaceon July 24, 2008   Link

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