"Trust Yourself" as written by and Bob Dylan....
Trust yourself,
Trust yourself to do the things that only you know best
Trust yourself
Trust yourself to do what's right and not be second-guessed
Don't trust me to show you beauty
When beauty may only turn to rust
If you need somebody you can trust, trust yourself.

Trust yourself
Trust yourself to know the way that will prove true in the end
Trust yourself
Trust yourself to find the path where there is no if and when
Don't trust me to show you the truth
When the truth may be only ashes and dust
If you need somebody you can trust, trust yourself.

Well, you're on your own, you always were
In a land of wolves and thieves
Don't put your hope in an ungodly man
Or be a slave to what somebody else believes.

Trust yourself
And you won't be disappointed when vain people let you down
Trust yourself
And look not for answers where no answers can be found
Don't trust me to how you love
When my love may be only lust
If you want somebody you can trust, trust yourself.

You, you got to trust yourself...


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"Trust Yourself" as written by Bob Dylan

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    General CommentThe album “Empire Burlesque” and the song “Trust Yourself” are among my favorites. “Trust Yourself” is complementary to “Political World” (Album: Infidels): If you “Trust Yourself” you can make “courage” from “a thing of the past” to a factor of the presence.

    Unfortunately people are extremely easy on their common sense. They avoid using it whenever the result might be inconvenient. As a consequence the common sense loses its fitness. When you become aware that “you're on your own … in a land of wolves and thieves” you will find out that training your common sense is essential for not being betrayed by any kind of leaders. Dylan recommends caution even towards himself: “Don't trust me to show you the truth”.

    My most important allies are my common sense and the Holy Spirit. In 1 Thessalonians 5:21 we read: “Test all things; hold fast what is good.”
    Mikeschon July 09, 2013   Link
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    General CommentStraightforward common sense. Maybe the centerpiece of all his work.
    sdz896542on January 05, 2016   Link

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