I Won't Give Up
Jason Mraz Lyrics


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When I look into your eyes
It's like watching the night sky
Or a beautiful sunrise
Well there's so much they hold
And just like them old stars
I see that you've come so far
To be right where you are
How old is your soul?

Well, I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up

And when you're needing your space
To do some navigating
I'll be here patiently waiting
To see what you find

'Cause even the stars they burn
Some even fall to the earth
We've got a lot to learn
God knows we're worth it
No, I won't give up

I don't wanna be someone who walks away so easily
I'm here to stay and make the difference that I can make
Our differences they do a lot to teach us how to use the tools and gifts
We got yeah we got a lot at stake
And in the end you're still my friend at least we did intend
For us to work we didn't break, we didn't burn
We had to learn, how to bend without the world caving in
I had to learn what I got, and what I'm not
And who I am

I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up
I'm still looking up

Well, I won't give up on us (no I'm not giving up)
God knows I'm tough (I am tough) he knows (I am loved)
We got a lot to learn (we're alive, we are loved)
God knows we're worth it (and we're worth it)

I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough




I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Jason Mraz's "I Won't Give Up" are about unwavering commitment to a romantic partner. The song is a declaration of unconditional love, despite the difficulties and challenges that inevitably come with relationships.


Mraz begins by likening his lover's eyes to the night sky or sunrise, both of which hold great beauty and mystery. He acknowledges that his partner has come a long way to be where they are and wonders about the depth and age of their soul. He then launches into the chorus, stating unequivocally that he won't give up on them, even if things get rough.


Mraz goes on to say that he wants to be present and up for whatever his partner needs, even if that means giving them space to navigate their own life. He uses the metaphor of stars burning and sometimes falling as a reminder that both individuals have much to learn, but that they're worth the effort. He concludes by stating that he's not one to walk away from a relationship easily, that they have a lot to learn from each other's differences, and that even if they occasionally bend, he's committed to not breaking.


Overall, "I Won't Give Up" is a beautifully written and emotive song that speaks to the deep commitment and love that can grow in a relationship, even in the face of challenges.


Line by Line Meaning

When I look into your eyes
When I look at you


It's like watching the night sky
It is a beautiful experience


Or a beautiful sunrise
Or like watching the sun rise and light up the sky


Well there's so much they hold
There is so much I can see in you


And just like them old stars
Just like the stars that have been around for ages


I see that you've come so far
I can see how much you have grown and progressed


To be right where you are
To be where you are now


How old is your soul?
How wise and experienced are you?


Well, I won't give up on us
I will not give up on our relationship


Even if the skies get rough
Even if times are tough


I'm giving you all my love
I am committing all of my love and attention to you


I'm still looking up
I am still hopeful and optimistic


And when you're needing your space
When you need time alone


To do some navigating
To sort out your thoughts and feelings


I'll be here patiently waiting
I will wait for you and be understanding


To see what you find
To see what your introspection reveals


'Cause even the stars they burn
Even stars have their struggles


Some even fall to the earth
Some even face great challenges and setbacks


We've got a lot to learn
We have much to learn from our own experiences and each other


God knows we're worth it
We are valuable and deserving of love and happiness


No, I won't give up
I am determined to keep going


I don't wanna be someone who walks away so easily
I do not want to be someone who abandons the relationship quickly


I'm here to stay and make the difference that I can make
I am committed to making our relationship work and thrive


Our differences they do a lot to teach us how to use the tools and gifts
Our unique qualities can teach us how to work together and grow


We got yeah we got a lot at stake
We have a lot to lose if we give up


And in the end you're still my friend at least we did intend
We will still be friends no matter what and that was always the plan


For us to work we didn't break, we didn't burn
We did not falter or collapse in the face of challenges


We had to learn, how to bend without the world caving in
We learned to be adaptable without losing our stability


I had to learn what I got, and what I'm not
I learned my strengths and weaknesses


And who I am
And my true identity


God knows I'm tough
I am strong


He knows I am loved
I am loved and valued


We're alive, we are loved
We are alive and have people who care for us


I won't give up on us
I will keep fighting for us


Even if the skies get rough
Even if we face difficult times


I'm giving you all my love
You have my complete devotion and care


I'm still looking up
I remain optimistic and hopeful




Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing
Written by: Jason Mraz, Michael Lee Natter

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@hadassahrose8295

When I look into your eyes
It's like watching the night sky
Or a beautiful sunrise
Well, there's so much they hold
And just like them old stars
I see that you've come so far
To be right where you are
How old is your soul?

Well, I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up

And when you're needing your space
To do some navigating
I'll be here patiently waiting
To see what you find

'Cause even the stars they burn
Some even fall to the earth
We've got a lot to learn
God knows we're worth it
No, I won't give up

I don't wanna be someone who walks away so easily
I'm here to stay and make the difference that I can make
Our differences they do a lot to teach us how to use
The tools and gifts we got, yeah, we got a lot at stake
And in the end, you're still my friend at least we did intend
For us to work we didn't break, we didn't burn
We had to learn how to bend without the world caving in
I had to learn what I've got, and what I'm not
And who I am

I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up, I'm still looking up

Well, I won't give up on us (no I'm not giving up)
God knows I'm tough enough (I am tough, I am loved)
We got a lot to learn (we're alive, we are loved)
God knows we're worth it (and we're worth it)

I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up



@sunnysanderson3124

Lyrics : When I look into your eyes
It's like watching the night sky
Or a beautiful sunrise
Well there's so much they hold
And just like them old stars
I see that you've come so far
To be right where you are
How old is your soul?
Well, I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up
And when you're needing your space
To do some navigating
I'll be here patiently waiting
To see what you find
'Cause even the stars they burn
Some even fall to the earth
We've got a lot to learn
God knows we're worth it
No, I won't give up
I don't wanna be someone who walks away so easily
I'm here to stay and make the difference that I can make
Our differences they do a lot to teach us how to use the tools and gifts
We got yeah we got a lot at stake
And in the end you're still my friend at least we did intend
For us to work we didn't break, we didn't burn
We had to learn, how to bend without the world caving in
I had to learn what I got, and what I'm not
And who I am
I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up
I'm still looking up
Well, I won't give up on us (no I'm not giving up)
God knows I'm tough (I am tough) he knows (I am loved)
We got a lot to learn (we're alive, we are loved)
God knows we're worth it (and we're worth it)
I won't give up on us
Even if the skies get rough
I'm giving you all my love
I'm still looking up



@remand3r71

Everyone reading this

Don't be scared to show your beloved you care

Even if she/he says they are over you

Try one last time

But make it count

Find the right words that's express your heart

And have faith in your love ❤️

Be strong🙏❤️✌️



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@kim.possible280

My boyfriend and I had lots of ups and downs since we were 15 years old. Everybody was telling us we were too young to recognize love. Both of our parents think that-- mostly my parents. They were worried it would affect my studies and not finish college. So when this came out we related to this song and this has been our song ever since. Last year was the hardest year in our relationship. We couldn't get past a week without arguing. We were both tired of just about everything that's happening. We both forgot how to communicate. We couldn't understamd what each other was saying. He was about to go to another country for work and I believed at that time we couldn't survive the distance. We were constantly arguing when we were together, so I thought what more when we're far away from each other. We talked a few days before his flight. We gave up trying to understand the other. We were just finishing what we ordered in the cafe and I was planning to go home. I nearly finished my order when suddenly he said something under his breath "out of all the days..." I asked him "What?" And he just looked at me smiling with soft eyes saying "Nothing." After a few seconds I knew what he was talking about. On the speakers of the cafe was this song playing. And I just broke down and he started crying. We didn't care if people were staring at us. Listening to this song in that cafe at that exact moment brought up all that we've been through and how we got past all of it. After the song, we just looked at each other and decided to talk more about our problems. We talked for hours until our tears dried out. At the end of the night we decided to work things out. I believe God sent this song at that moment to give us a sign and remind us of our promise to not give up even if the skies get rough. It's our 10th anniversary today. ❤️ Years ago we planned to have our wedding today. but we couldn't due to financial reasons and also him being in another country for work.

UPDATE: We now have a kid ❤️

@marygracebebis1341

THIS IS SO INSPIRING 💓 stay inlove guys! God bless your relationship 💗

@strwbrrylaleeiane

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@drucillahornedeagle2709

this warmed my heart so much ❤️ this is me and my others favorite song also! we’ve been together since we were 15, we’re 20 now.

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