I'm in Love
David Ruffin Lyrics


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Think of your fellow man, lend him a helping hand
Put a little love in your heart
You see, it's getting late, oh, please don't hesitate
Put a little love into your heart

And the world will be a better place
Oh and the world will be a better place for you and just for me
You just wait and see

Another day goes by, still the children cry
Put a little love into your heart
If you want the world to know, we won't let hate grow, no
Put a little love into your heart

And the world will be a better place
I know you know that I know, the world will be a better place
For you and me
Oh you just try, just wait and see

Take a good look around, oh if you're lookin' down
Put a little love into your heart
I hope when you decide, that kindness be your guide
Put a little love into your heart
And the world, oh will be a better place
I know you know that the world is gonna be a better place
For you and me, oh you just wait and you'll see
Oh people now, put a little love into your heart this evening
Oh put a little love into your heart
Ain't no harm baby in letting kindness be your guide
Don't it open up your eyes




Oh, try putting a little love into your heart
Oh and you'll see that the world

Overall Meaning

David Ruffin’s “Put A Little Love In Your Heart” is a call to action for people to be more loving and kind to one another. The song reminds listeners that it’s not too late to change their ways and make the world a better place by extending a helping hand and showing a little bit of love. Ruffin urges his listeners to consider the plight of those less fortunate, particularly children who are crying out for help.


The chorus emphasizes the central message of the song, which is that if individuals make an effort to show love and kindness, the world could be a better place for everyone. Ruffin asserts that love is the solution to the world’s problems and encourages his listeners to use kindness as a guide when interacting with others.


Line by Line Meaning

Think of your fellow man, lend him a helping hand
Remember to be compassionate towards others and offer assistance when possible


Put a little love in your heart
Spread positivity and love in your interactions with others


You see, it's getting late, oh, please don't hesitate
The time to make a difference is now, don't wait any longer


Put a little love into your heart
Make a conscious effort to integrate kindness and love in your daily life


And the world will be a better place
The world will become a better and happier place when more people practice empathy and compassion


Oh and the world will be a better place for you and just for me
We all benefit when we create a more loving and harmonious environment


You just wait and see
Positive change will occur if we take action towards a more loving existence


Another day goes by, still the children cry
Despite the passing days, the fact remains that children all over the world are still suffering


Put a little love into your heart
Show compassion and offer help to those in need


If you want the world to know, we won't let hate grow, no
If we want to create a better world, we need to reject hatred and promote love


Put a little love into your heart
Love is the key to changing the world for the better


And the world will be a better place
A world filled with compassion and love will be a better and kinder one


I know you know that I know, the world will be a better place
We are aware that through love, we can make our world a better place for everyone


For you and me
Creating a loving world benefits everyone equally


Oh you just try, just wait and see
Make an effort towards spreading love, and you'll see positive results in time


Take a good look around, oh if you're lookin' down
Pay attention to your surroundings and those around you, especially those in need


Put a little love into your heart
Finding love and compassion within oneself is necessary for promoting a loving-attitude


I hope when you decide, that kindness be your guide
Make kindness your compass and use it to guide your actions


Put a little love into your heart
Love brings about positive change, and that is what the world needs


And the world, oh will be a better place
The encouraging power of love will change the world for the better


I know you know that the world is gonna be a better place
We all understand that creating a loving and caring world is necessary for a better future


For you and me, oh you just wait and you'll see
We will all see the positive results when we strive towards creating a better world together


Oh people now, put a little love into your heart this evening
We should all find time to contemplate on love and extend kindness towards others


Oh put a little love into your heart
Remember to cultivate love and empathy for oneself and towards others


Ain't no harm baby in letting kindness be your guide
Choosing to be guided by kindness and compassion only yields positive outcomes


Don't it open up your eyes
The realization that kindness is essential opens the eyes to its benefits


Oh, try putting a little love into your heart
Making an effort to be kind and loving will lead to a better world for everyone


Oh and you'll see that the world
The positive effects of love and kindness will have far-reaching effects




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday, Randy Myers

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