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That's What Makes the World Go Round is a song written by the Sherman Brothers for the 1963 Disney animated film, The Sword in the Stone.


Wart: Merlin, am I a fish? Merlin: Yes every flick of the fin creates movement

So first we'll start with a caudal fin

Come on we'll get a rhythm Right, left. One, two.

Left and right

Like day and night That's what makes the world go round In and out Thin and stout That's what makes the world go round

For every up there is a down For every square there is a round?  Merlin: Yes  For every high there is a low uh huh For every to there is a fro Merlin: Yes fro Short and tall large and small That's what makes the world go round Thick and thin Lose or win Arthur: Merlin! Merlin, I-I swallowed a bug! Merlin: Oh, well, what's wrong with that? After all, my boy, you are a fish. Instinct, you know. Arthur: But you said I have no instinct. Merlin: Yes! Oh... oh, I did? Well that's-that's neither here nor there but the main thing is that.

You must set your sights upon the heights Don't be a mediocrity Arthur: Mediocrity?  Merlin: That's right Don't just wait and trust to fate Then say, that's how it's meant to be It's up to you how far you go If you don't try you'll never know And so my lad as I've explained Nothing ventured, nothing gained Strong and weak great and bleak That's what make's the world go round Starts and stops bottoms tops That's what makes the world go round. 

Arthur: So don't give up when you are down when you hit the bottom you're upward bound and That's what makes the world go round Ooo, let go, let go! Let go.