Things are the way they are, and not the way they're not
Things go the way they go, and stop the way they stop
Until we make the change, it should not be forgot:
Things are the way they are, and not the way they're not.
|First Line:||Things are the way they are, and not the way they're not|
|Title:||Things Are The Way They Are|
|Notes:||(traditional hymn: "Now Thank We All Our God")|
|Composer:||Johann Crueger (1647)|