What's your favorite lyric from a song?


Just curious what stays with people...
arthursmuck
"No one came from miles around
And said "Man, who's he?"".
Deep Purple
Wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then.
From "Good Night Irene" written by Leadbelly and covered by many including my favorite by Ry Cooder:

"Sometime I live in the country, sometime I live in town.
Sometimes I have a great notion to jump in the river and drown."
Little old lady got mutilated late last night
Beginning of Little Bird by Lisa Hannigan "Your heart sings like a kettle, your words boil away like steam"