Get used to saying no
Turn your back on the deceiver
Whose whispers in your ear complicate your life
Willpower, energy, example
What has to be done is done
Without wavering
Without worrying about what others think

Let obstacles only make you bigger
Get rid of those useless thoughts
Which are at best a waste of time
Don't waste your energy and your time
Throwing stones at the dogs that bark at you on the way
Ignore them
Don't put off your work until tomorrow
Don't succumb to that disease of character
Whose symptoms are a general lack of seriousness
Unsteadiness in action and speech
Foolishness
In a word: frivolity

If you clash with the character of one person or another
It has to be that way
You're not a dollar bill to be liked by everyone
If your character and that of those around you
Were soft and sweet like marshmallows
You would never become the person destiny's ordained
Don't stop to think about excuses
Get rid of them, and do what you should

You say you can't do more?
Couldn't it be, that you can't do less?
You never want to get to the bottom of things
At times because of politeness
Other times -- most times -- because you fear hurting yourself
Sometimes, again, because you fear hurting others
But always because of fear
With that fear of digging for the truth
You'll never be a man of good judgment
Don't be afraid of the truth
Even though the truth may mean your death


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  • +1
    My Opinionif i'm not wrong this song is about the teachings of opus dei.
    Look up the book written by Josemaría Escrivá (the way).
    Number 5 on the list in the book is the song title.
    crazytaxiboyon May 08, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's actually a very positive song.
    And in a strange way the whole album is (unboydish) positive.
    darkd666on August 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOn the genealogy of morals/Thelema ethics.
    yyabon May 30, 2013   Link

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