"I Will Go Sailing No More" as written by and Newman Randy....
Out among the stars I sail, way beyond the moon
In my silver ship I sail, a dream that ended to soon
Now I know exactly who I am and what I'm here for
And I will go sailing no more

All the things I thought I'd be, all the brave things I'd done
Vanished like a snowflake with the rising of the sun
Never more to sail my ship, where no man has gone before
And I will go sailing no more

But no, it can't be true I could fly if I wanted to
Like a bird in the sky if I believe I can fly, why I'd fly
Clearly, I will go sailing, no more

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"I Will Go Sailing No More" as written by Randy Newman

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    Song MeaningOn a broad stance, this song is about when a person comes to the realization that all their dreams, fantasies, hopes, and beliefs are nothing more than dreams, fantasies, hopes, and beliefs. That everything that they believed in is false. Let that sink in for a bit, and you'll really get the meaning of the song.
    Dudedafoolon November 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is so sad. Even though it's about a toy who's just discovered he's a toy and not a super hero, it can also be applied to anyone who's lost their confidence or can't accomplish their dreams for whatever reason.
    smkndofpnutdssrton December 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentA song about a man who lost his will to live, and realized that life has no meaning a all. Just eat, shit, and die - that's it. Too true.
    Phil_Warson April 04, 2017   Link

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