Everything that drowns me makes me wanna fly

from OneRepublic – Counting Stars Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Use that that as motivation to make you stronger.

He is stating that all the low points makes him want to succeed even more, it makes him want to fly. The line suggests that everybody experiences failure but if we let it better us, it has beaten us.

If you never experience failure you will never be able to enjoy success.

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