Wisdom From Music

Can you name the song titles which contain these wise messages?

You got to know when to hold them, know when to fold them, know when to walk away, and know when to run.Kenny Rogers
It's a fool who plays it cool by making his world a little colder.The Beatles
What goes up, must come down.Tom Petty
You got to do what you can, and let Mother Nature do the rest.Meatloaf
Some will win, some will lose, some were born to sing the blues.Journey
Watch what you say or they'll be calling you a radical, liberal, fanatical, criminal.Supertramp
If you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need.Rolling Stones
Everybody needs somebody, you're not the only one.Guns 'n Roses
Someone told me long ago, there's a calm before the storm.Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sometimes words have two meanings.Led Zeppelin
The things that pass for knowledge, I can’t understand.Steely Dan
We all have wings, but some of us don't know why.INXS
When you think you've had too much of this life, well hang on.REM
You are young, and life is long, and there is time to kill today.Pink Floyd
All lies and jest, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.Simon & Garfunkel
What is a man, what has he got, if not himself, then he has naught.Paul Anka / Frank Sinatra / Elvis
Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose. Nothing ain't nothing, but it's free.Kris Kristofferson / Janis Joplin
You better let somebody love you, before it's too late.Eagles / Linda Ronstadt / Clint Black
The love you take is equal to the love you make.The Beatles
Fathers be good to your daughters, daughters will love like you do. Girls become lovers, who turn into mothers, so mothers be good to your daughters, too.John Mayer
I hope I die before I get old.The Who
Well it's all right, remember to live and let live. Well it's all right, the best you can do is forgive.Travelling Wilburys
Only you can set you free.Living Colour
If you want to kiss the sky better learn how to kneel.U2
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.Semisonic
If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choiceRush
I hope when I get old I don't sit around thinking about it, but I probably will.Bruce Springsteen
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