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My 10 Favorite Lyrics for Inspiration

Written by Dom Liberati on Jan. 12, 2014

These are my top 10 favorite inspirational lyrics. The words have stuck with me throughout the years. They pulled me through some tough times and provided invaluable perspective, setting the bar for my own songwriting. I hope you find inspiration in them too. - Dom

  1. "If you wanna kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel…” U2 – “Mysterious Ways”

  2. “Blood is fire pulsing through our veins/ We’re either riders or fools behind the reins…” Jon Foreman – “The Cure for Pain

  3. “You'll sit alone forever if you wait for the right time/ What are you hoping for?/ I'm here, I'm now, I'm ready/ Holding on tight/ Don't give away the end/ The one thing that stays mine…” Jimmy Eat World – “23”

  4. “On the back of a motorbike/ With your arms outstretched trying to take flight/ leaving everything behind / But even at our swiftest speed we couldn’t break from the concrete / In the city where we still reside” Death Cab for Cutie – “Brothers On A Hotel Bed”

  5. “The shadow proves the sunshine” Switchfoot – “The Shadow Proves the Sunshine”

  6. “She’ll let you in her heart / If you got a hammer and a vise / But into her secret garden, don’t think twice” Bruce Springsteen – “Secret Garden”

  7. “Well I started out down a dirty road/ “I started out all alone/ And the sun went down as I crossed the hill/ The town lit up, the world got still/ I’m learning to fly, but I ain’t got wings/ Coming down is the hardest thing” Tom Petty – “Learning to Fly”

  8. “Take me down in a tidal wave/ Take me down when I’m wired/ The hardest thing you ever gave away/ Is the hardest thing to keep" Longwave – “Tidal Wave”

  9. “For all those born beneath an angry star/ Lest we forget how fragile we are” Sting – “Fragile”

  10. “Pain throws your heart to the ground/ Love turns the whole thing around/ Fear is a friend who’s misunderstood/ But I know the heart of life is good” John Mayer “The Heart of Life”

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