Everybody says don't
Everybody says don't
Everybody says don't, it isn't right
Don't is isn't nice

Everybody says don't
Everybody says don't
Everybody says don't walk on the grass
Don't disturb the peace
Don't skate on the ice

Well, I say do, I say
Walk on the grass it was meant to feel
I say sail, tilt at the windmill
And if you fail you fail

Everybody says don't
Everybody says don't
Everybody says don't get out of line
When they say that then
Lady, that's a sign
Nine times out of ten
Lady, you are doing just fine

Make just a ripple
Come on, be brave
This time a ripple
Next time a wave
Sometimes you have to start small

Climbing the tiniest wall
Maybe you're going to fall
But it's better than not starting at all

Everybody says no, stop
Musn't rock the boat
Musn't touch a thing
Everybody says don't
Everybody says wait
Everybody says can't fight city-hall
Can't upset the court
Can't laugh at the king

Well, I say try
I say
Laugh at the kings or they'll make you cry
Lose your poise
Fall if you have to, but lady, make a noise
Yes

Everybody says don't
Everybody says can't
Everybody says wait around for miracles
That's the way the world is made
I insist on miracles
If you do them
Miracles, knock on to them
I say don't
Don't be afraid


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Everybody Says Don't Lyrics as written by Stephen Sondheim

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    My Interpretation

    This song is about endurance and self-confidence.

    Marsha74on May 29, 2013   Link

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