I see you making those faces Trying as best to break my nerve But I’m calm to the face anger and I don’t reply to the ugly words If They ask me why I’m silent, they say in this world you got to take respect I say "Gentleman, I'm like incense. The more you burn me, the more I'm fragrant"
Chorus: We can fight but we don’t need to fight tonight yeah we put out the fire If I’m gonna fight, then I fight for what’s right, let’s go on a little higher Cuz I was grown u see and I was raised to be, I lace the lines of these times With generous peace
There's a thin line between virtue and fear, though they look alike Both demanding restraint and it's enough that I know where it stands in line I'm not scared of you; I'm scared of me, and I live by controlling my fool 'Cause you're a fool enough for the both of us, but I still try to find the good in you
I know it's hard to listen to the words you just can't stand It's gonna take more than a fist to en…