You put your life in someone else's hands
Handing over the responsibility
Because he has greater plans, doesn't he?

Now, is that what you call inner strength?
Because it seems to me
It's another excuse to make them happy

So, don't be, don't be a martyr to yourself
Don't be a martyr to yourself
I saw you staring at the world that way
But i've got to say, be yourself
And you'll be saved.

Life lessons in a book
That you've learnt before you've experienced youth
And it supports you to your wedding day
Oh, veil of ignorance you look so pure
But tell me, really, what's that for?

Don't be, don't be a martyr to yourself
Don't be a martyr to yourself
I saw you staring at the world that way
But i've got to say, be yourself
And you'll be saved, you'll be saved
Be your own saviour now, Holier than thou.

And I know we're all searching for truth in this world
And I know we get so far, but it makes no sense at all
But maybe the meaning is to have no meaning
And to stop speculating
And just... let... go

Don't be, don't be a martyr to yourself
Don't be a martyr to yourself
I saw you staring at the world that way
But i've got to say, be yourself
And you'll be saved, you'll be saved

Be your own saviour now, Holier than thou.


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    General CommentThis song is about God, or more correctly - A certain type of Christian who uses The teachings of God to not have to take responsibility for their own lives, essentially hiding behind a 'veil of ignorance'.

    Anybody who stumbles upon these lyrics should really check Cat out at myspace.com/… (copy and paste into your browser). She is spectacular.
    Jonnyxxon April 04, 2008   Link

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