songs from quotes

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so, i write songs from quotes every year. i usually have a thread of inspirational quotes as well. i finally wrote my first song from a quote this year, so i'm posting it here. if you have a song written from a quote, please post it here. and label it #quote. i love to see how other people do this.

bird without wings: *16827

This one started with phrases from a book

A lyric I posted a couple of days ago fits the 'quote' criterion.
It was written around a quote from the DearOldLove site.

'I Could Never Shimmy Like You'

10,000 ways that won't work: *17102

i guess i do a lot of these.

what to think?: *17131

"It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so." - Will Rogers

just ain't so: *17170

nobody entertains the entertainer: *17718

one of you is lying: *18890

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw

this isn't really what you were talking about, I think. But I quoted a web page and ran it through a text to speech program and made this song for songfight!

“It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard.”
-- Dorothy Parker

all my eggs in one bastard: *19755

People don't run out of dreams-- people just run out of time.
-- Glenn Frey

dreams out of time: *19894