Heart
Eddie Fisher Lyrics


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(You gotta have heart, you gotta have heart)
You've gotta have heart
All you really need is heart
When the odds are sayin
You'll never win
That's when the gring should start
You've gotta have hope
Mustn't sit around and mope
Nothins half as bad as it may appear
Wait'll next year and mope
When your luck is battin zero
Get your chin up off the floor
Mister you can be a hero
You can open any door
There's nothin to it but to do it
You gotta have heart
Miles and miles and miles of heart
Oh it's fine to be a genius of course
But keep that old horse before the cart
First you've gotta have heart
You've gotta have heart
All you really need is heart
(When the odds are sayin you'll never win
That's when the grin should start)
You've gotta have hope
Mustn't sit around and mope
Nothins half as bad as it may appear
Wait'll next year and mope
When your luck is battin zero
Get your chin up off the floor
Mister you can be a hero
You can open any door
There's nothin to it but to do it
You gotta have heart
Miles and miles and miles of heart
Oh it's fine to be a genius of course




But keep that old horse before the cart
First you've gotta have heart

Overall Meaning

"Heart" by Eddie Fisher is a motivational and uplifting song about having the courage and determination to persevere through challenging times in life. The lyrics encourage listeners to maintain hope and stay optimistic, even when the odds seem stacked against them. Fisher sings that having a positive attitude and a "grin" on your face is crucial in these tough situations, and that "nothing's half as bad as it may appear." He advises listeners to "wait'll next year and mope" instead of giving up, and to "get your chin up off the floor" when luck is not on their side.


The chorus of "Heart" emphasizes the importance of having heart - the willpower, endurance, and passion needed to overcome obstacles and achieve one's goals. Fisher sings that heart is what separates a hero from a zero, and that having miles and miles of heart is the key to success. He acknowledges that being a genius is great, but having heart is essential for achieving anything meaningful. The song's message is clear: life is challenging, but with courage, hope, and heart, anything is possible.


Line by Line Meaning

You've gotta have heart
One must possess bravery and determination


All you really need is heart
It takes true courage to achieve success


When the odds are sayin You'll never win That's when the grin should start
Even in times of adversity, one should remain optimistic and maintain a positive attitude


You've gotta have hope Mustn't sit around and mope Nothins half as bad as it may appear Wait'll next year and mope
One should not give up hope easily and should wait for better times to come


When your luck is battin zero Get your chin up off the floor Mister you can be a hero You can open any door
Even in tough times, one can still be a hero and achieve great things


There's nothin to it but to do it You gotta have heart Miles and miles and miles of heart
Success requires determination and perseverance


Oh it's fine to be a genius of course But keep that old horse before the cart First you've gotta have heart
While intelligence is important, it is not enough to succeed, as one also needs courage and determination




Lyrics © Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Richard Adler, Jerry Ross

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Rosalina Hernandez Paredes

Una melodía memorable típica de la estación 6:20 la música que llegó para quedarse muy hermosa canción

gestoria y servicio

Que inolvidables canciones llenas de vida, alegría y amor con buen mensaje y letra muy emotivas
Hoy con tanta tecnología que debería ser mejores, están peor y lo increíble es que venden muchas copias y ganan $$ exageradas cantidades y les otorgan premios será por ventas e ingeniería electrónica pero calidad de letra y música, poco

patrick ryan

From the movie, "Damn Yankees" -- Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon and Ray Walton. Eddie does a nice job here.

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