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50 pieces of wisdom from song lyrics

Using your iPod to soundtrack your life is totally normal behaviour. We say this as it's something we do on a daily basis.

Finding a song to capture your exact mood at a particular moment is a rare and comforting exercise. Even without the music, the lyrics alone can often have the same effect. To showcase this, we've assembled 50 of the the best pieces of wisdom to come from music.

Click on each image for the quote and let us know what you'd like to add at the bottom.

(Images: Rex Features)

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