This life that we live has more to it than we can guess

In one moment fun, and then the next completely gone wrong

But we survive, we fight, and even when we stress

We gain the strength to see another day, the power to forget as time goes on

The things that pain us, are long gone in a decades time of life

Broken hearts, loved lost ones, depression and sadness

All the things that give us cause to be filled with strife

We continue on, Keep on keepin on, forgiving the mess

We live, we love, we try to carry on

This struggle that we're struggling

Being high on life while hating every moment

And sometimes being more than just a little naive

The things we can't help but be

The words we can't help but say

Whether they're right or wrong

Soft or strong, we carry on

Love is fleeting, so make it count while it lasts

Broken hearts weigh heavy on the mind

But pull around the bow, pull steady the masts

Because it's all worthwhile on this ship of life

Love freely between friends, don't hold back

That's the lesson we should learn as we grow old

Too much we grow inward, hold so much inside

And we waste away and become bitter from not letting go

It's too easy to take this life for granted

To waste away the minutes like they don't mean a thing

Like each breath we breathe might not be our last

Like this life isn't all we have

We live, we love, we try to carry on

This struggle that we're struggling

Being high on life while hating every moment

And sometimes being more than just a little naive

The things we can't help but be

The words we can't help but say

Whether they're right or wrong

Soft or strong, we carry on

Every second that we breathe and live, is more than we care to see

A gift, a treasure, this life, that some would throw away

For every broken heart, every lost friendship, every painful upbringing

There's more to life than that, and we should treasure every minute of the day

So short a time and then it's gone...

We live, we love, we try to carry on

This struggle that we're struggling

Being high on life while hating every moment

And sometimes having to be more than a little brave

The things we can't help but be

The words we can't help but say

Whether they're right or wrong

Soft or strong, we carry on

Because deep down we know

How short a time we have, and then it's gone

Gotta carry on, through the thick of it

Through heartache, pain and suffering

Because there's more to life than that

Something worth the struggle we go through day to day

A reason to carry on

Something worth the drudgery, the pain

Of the things we can't help but be, the things we can't help but say

So short a time, and then it's gone...

A reason to carry on