The sky is falling, the wind is calling
Stand for something or die in the morning
Time is running out, the time is now, stand up or die.
These two lines have similar imagery to Revelation 7:1-3 in the Bible:
After these things I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, on the sea, or on any tree. 2 Then I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God. And he cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea, 3 saying, “Do not harm the earth, the sea, or the trees till we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads.
In both cases, the apocalyptic weather represents destruction and the end as we know it. .
Also, Malcolm X said:
“a man who won’t die for something is not fit to live”.
Combine the two
“stand for something or die in the morning”
Stand for something, be ready to die for that something, or you might as well just die…in the morning.
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