We'd better think about the things we say
We'd better think about the games we play
The world went 'round, yeah around and 'round

We'd better think about the consequences
We'd better think about the global senses
The time went out yeah eh, the time went out

What about Chernobyl?
What about radiation?
We don't know, we don't know

What about deprivation?
Gluttony, the human nation?
We don't know, we don't know
For me love is all, for me love is all
For me love is all, for me love is all

Time is ticking out
Looks like we screwed up the ozone layer
I wonder if the politicians care
The time went out yeah eh, the time went out

What about our children then?
Is there nothing left for them?
We don't know, we don't know

For me love is all, for me love is all
For me love is all, for me love is all
Ahh they need oxygen, ah la la la they need oxygen
For me love is all, for me love is all

Time is ticking out yeah
The time is ticking out


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Time Is Ticking Out Lyrics as written by Dolores Mary O'riordan Noel Anthony Hogan

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    Every day, hour, minute, and second, important events are taking place that will affect me, you, and the whole of the population. Many of these events are needing immediate help and aid: world hunger, the accident at Chernobyl, etc. Although most people want to turn a blind eye to it ("we dont know we don't know") the "time is ticking out" and actions need to be taken to better the environment, and our social situations. "For me love is all" tells us that all we need to do to stop these atrocities against the environment and humanity is to have sympathy, compassion--- love. Love is all we need- love that will make us take action to better the world for ourselves and posterity. But then, that's just me.

    QuixoticComradeon March 19, 2005   Link
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    100% right.... what elese to say

    pmartin8on August 18, 2005   Link
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    yes, yes, i agree. i mean we, as mankind, have done so much to screw up the world. and not just that but also how our government and "president'' are also messed up.

    song opions personon May 18, 2006   Link
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    Just a doubt: does she say "deprivation" or "depravation"? I'm not completely sure.

    elevenoclockticktockon October 30, 2009   Link

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