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Coldplay Lyric or Goop Newsletter Quote?

Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow may have consciously uncoupled, but their greatest works—Coldplay's lyrics and her Goop newsletter—show just how in-sync the pair always was. Can you tell who wrote what?

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"I can honestly say now, that I am just starting to get honest"

Gwyneth made this startling reveal in the introduction to a Goop journal entry called "The Truth."

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"But if you never try you'll never know just what you're worth"

This is from one of Coldplay's most famous (and most emo) songs, "Fix You."

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"Where does this idea that we need to be perfect come from?"

Gwynnie contemplated this deep question on a Goop journal entry, appropriately titled "Perfect." She had research professor Dr. Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW try and answer it for her.

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"My head just aches when I think of the things that I shouldn't have done"

Chris sings this reflective line on "Life Is for Living," an acoustic hidden track on Coldplay's debut album 'Parachutes.'

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"Vulnerability is not knowing victory or defeat, it’s understanding the necessity of both"

Gwyneth said she thought up this mantra after reading the following quote: "Who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly." Deep, girl.

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"Still, I always look up to the sky and pray before the dawn"

Just in case you were curious, Chris details his morning routine in "O," another new track off 'Ghost Stories.' We're assuming he looks up to the sky through a gorgeous skylight window he had installed in the hallway between the master bedroom and his bathroom.

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"What does the Church think about what you're saying?"

Coldplay tackled religious themes on their 'Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends' album, but it was Gwyn who asked this tough question. The question came via an interview with Cynthia Bourgeault, author of 'The Meaning of Mary Magdalene' and "a powerful inspiration" for the 'Iron Man' star.

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"Is there someone there to reach me?"

Chris Martin croons out this heartbreaking inquiry in "Another's Arms," a haunting new track off their forthcoming album 'Ghost Stories.'

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"Sometimes in life you get a girlfriend who becomes like a sister"

Gwyneth uses this sentence to describe designer Stella McCartney in a story about their joint English Garden Party that included badminton, $70 Rosé champagne and Rachel Zoe.

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"Every step that you take could be your biggest mistake"

Lifted off Coldplay's 2005 'X&Y' album, "What If?" asks a lot of questions and doles out several mantras, but none felt as Goop-y as the lyric above. Perhaps Gwyneth suggested a line?

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"Am I cool enough for this neighborhood?"

The Queen of Cool Gwyneth Paltrow was in East London's go-to restaurant for "15 course, cutting-edge, super decadent Chinese food," called HKK. The starlet got a little emo, admitting that she, in fact, was not nearly interesting enough for such meals. Aww.

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"We have all been there, and as bad as it is, suffering is never in vain"

Were you feeling sh-tty this Valentine's Day? Luckily Gwyn & Co. wrote up this V-Day piece titled 'Heartbreak' to give you fun tasks to distract yourself on Cupid's Day. They suggest reading a book called 'The Pleasures of Cooking for One' and listening to Alicia Keys' "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart."

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