Charlie Brown - My New Philosophy LyricsSALLY"oh, yeah. That's what you think."SCHROEDERWhat?SALLYThat's my new philosophy: "Oh, yeah? That's what you think!"SCHROEDERWell, why are you telling me?SALLYWhat?SCHROEDERWhy are you telling me?SALLY"Why are you telling me?" I like it!That's a good philosophy: "Why are you telling me?"Why are you telling me?""Why are you telling me?"My new philosophyThe teacher gave a "D" on last week's homeworkShe said, "Miss Sally Brown,Your grades are going down."I could have told her-SCHROEDERYou new philosophy?SALLYMy new philosophy!(as teacher)Miss B?(as herself)I'm sheLook see.A "D?"A "D."Well, why are telling me?And that's my new philosophy!SCHROEDERThat's your new philosophy?SALLYWhy are you telling me?My new philosophy!SCHROEDERThat's great, Sally, but I've gotta go practive Chopin'sNocturne in B-Flat minor.SALLYNo!! I like it! "No!" That's a good philosophy."No!" "No!" "No!"SCHROEDERThat's you new philosophy, huh?SALLYYes. I mean-- "No!"Just like a busy beeEach new philosophyCan fly from tree to tree and keep me movingWhen life's a dizzy mazeOn alternating daysI choose a different phrase-SCHROEDERYour new philosophy?SALLYMy new philosophy!SCHROEDERSally!Some philosophies are simple:"Man does not eat by bread alone."Some philosophies are clear:SALLY"Leave your message at the sound of the tone."BOTH Some philosophies pick and chooseDeciding what goes in it.SCHROEDERSome take a lifetime,SALLYMine take a minute.SCHROEDERBut, Sally, anything that takes only a minute can't bevery lasting. For instance, Beethoven took over two yearsto complete his brilliant Ninth Symphony.SALLY"No!"SCHROEDERI can't stand it!SALLY"I can't stand it!" I like it!It's like a gurantee.My new philosophy.And things are sure to be a whole lot brighter"Oh, yeah? That's what you think!""Why are you telling me?""No!""I can't stand it!"Now life is free and easy,Much more philosophy-zy,With my brand new-You know, someone had said that we should live every day asif it were the last day of our life.LUCY(passing by and overhearing)Aaugh! This is the last day!! This is it!! I only havetwenty-four hours left!! Help me! Help me! This is the lastday!! Aaugh!SALLYClearly, some philosophies aren't for all people.And that's my new philosophy!