What's your favorite lyric from a song?

Just curious what stays with people...
(And he's quoting the French poet Relke)

Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Prague and wrote in German. It is indeed a quote from Rilke, you got that part right. One of my favorite writers - his letters are quite beautiful.

I had one that was brought to mind just the other day; a line from an XTC song:

I ask myself should I put my finger to the left, no
I ask myself should I put my finger to the right, no
I say it really doesn't matter where I put my finger
Someone else will come along and move it
And it's always been the same
It's just a complicated game

Alice Cooper's "School's Out": "We cant even think of a word that rhymes!"--Mrmitch
"You walk down Alameda shuffling your deck of trick cards,
over everyone. Like some precious, only Son-
Face down, bowing to the champion."
--Elliott Smith, LP Either/Or
"And when my life is over, remember when we were together.
We were alone, and now I'm singing this song for you." --Leon Russell
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