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Jimmy Eat World – Diamond Lyrics

Diamond By Jimmy Eat World Lyrics

When I find myself awake
I’ll put my thoughts down on a page
Half-asleep I’ll make a list
Then read back all my greatest hits:
– Should meditate
– Should work out more
– Should read until my brain gets sore
– Meet someone
– Go far away
– Try being socially less strange

That’s how a diamond grows
You give yourself the right chance over time
Don’t believe them if they try to sell you something quicker

I cut at least half of my friends
But no one noticed or mentioned
I thought at last I’d breathe easy
But then I’ve thought a lot of things
Hey New Year, Hey New You
You left so much low-hanging fruit
In the ring
A title fight
With only montage training time

That’s how a diamond grows
You give yourself the right chance over time
Don’t believe them if they try to sell you something quicker
That’s how a diamond grows

You reach as far as you can and hold tight
Don’t believe them if they try to tell you something different

They say a diamond grows with time
I believe it
Cause I’ve seen it with my eyes
There’s a guaranteed parade
Of broken promises
If you expect some kind of miracle
You do what you can do
That’s all (all, all)

That’s how a diamond grows
You give yourself the right chance over time
Don’t believe them if they try to sell you something quicker
That’s how a diamond grows
With time

Don’t believe them if they try to tell you something different