I turned on the evening news Saw a old man being interviewed Turning a hundred and two today Asked him what's the secret to life He looked up from his old pipe Laughed and said "All I can say is."
Don't blink Just like that you're six years old and you take a nap and you Wake up and you're twenty-five and your high school sweetheart becomes your wife Don't blink You just might miss your babies growing like mine did Turning into moms and dads next thing you know your better half Of fifty years is there in bed And you're praying God takes you instead Trust me friend a hundred years goes faster than you think So don't blink
I was glued to my TV and it looked like he looked at me and said "Best start putting first things first." Cause when your hourglass runs out of sand You can't flip over and start again Take every breathe God gives you for what it's worth
I've been tryna slow it down I've been tryna take it in In this here today gone tomorrow world we're livin' in