One motive no hope
Cause every sidewalk I walk is like a tightrope

from Rage Against the Machine – Without a Face Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

His motive is survival; he knows he has no hope, because we all die eventually. Especially when every step you take is a balancing act. You have to walk carefully when you’re living on the fringes.

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