Who is Bob Marley?
Bob Marley is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and activist for Jamaica.
Born Robert Nesta Marley on February 6, 1945 at Nine Miles, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica.
Bob Marley began his career with the Wailers, a group he formed with Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingston in 1963.
Who doesn’t know Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley?
But maybe not many people know that the popular reggae music legend was born from the womb of a black slave.
The sharp segregation of social class in Jamaican society makes the slave child live in one word, ‘struggle’.
Here are some Bob Marley quotes that can inspire you, about love, life, peace and relationship.
Bob Marley Love Quotes
Bob Marley Quotes about Love
Live the life you love. Love the life you live.
If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you won’t give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy. … Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
bob marley quotes: And don’t expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she’s not there.
If you get down and quarrel everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.
Conquer the devils with a little thing called love.
Love would never leave us alone.
bob marley love quotes: I know that I’m not perfect and that I don’t claim to be, so before you point your fingers make sure your hands are clean. —Could You Be Loved, from the album Uprising (1980).
One love, one heart, Let’s get together and feel alright. —One Love (cowritten with Curtis Mayfield), from the album Exodus, originally recorded on The Wailing Wailers (1965).
If puss and dog can get together, why can’t we love one another?
quote from bob marley: The winds that sometimes take something we love, are the same that bring us something we learn to love. Therefore we should not cry about something that was taken from us, but, yes, love what we have been given. Because what is really ours is never gone forever.
Overcome the devils with a thing called love.
There will never be no love at all.
bob marley on love: She may not be the most popular or prettiest but if you love her and she makes you smile… what else matters?
You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shelter when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your windows. So that’s why I’m scared when you say you love me.
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.
One love, one heart, one destiny.
bob marley quote: The trust is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
Bob Marley Quotes about Life
I don’t believe in death, neither in flesh nor in spirit.
Have no fear for atomic energy, ’cause none of them can stop the time.
bob marley quotes about life: They say: only the fittest of the fittest shall survive, stay alive! —Could You Be Loved, from the album Uprising (1979)
Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! – Bob Marley
When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open.
quote bob marley: I don’t know how to live good. I only know how to suffer.
Though the road’s been rocky it sure feels good to me.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain; Live for others, and you will live again. – Bob Marley
bob marley qoutes: Don’t gain the world and lose your soul. Wisdom is better than silver and gold. —Zion Train, from the album Uprising (1980)
I’ve been here before and will come again, but I’m not going this trip through.
Truth is the light, so you never give up the fight.—Final jamming of Live at the Roxy (recorded 1976).
bob marley philosophy: Tell the children the truth. – Bob Marley
In this great future, you can’t forget your past. —No Woman, No Cry, from the album Natty Dread (1974)
If you’re white and you’re wrong, then you’re wrong; if you’re black and you’re wrong, you’re wrong. People are people. Black, blue, pink, green – God make no rules about color; only society make rules where my people suffer, and that why we must have redemption and redemption now.
famous bob marley quotes: When one door is closed, many more is open. —Coming in from the Cold, from the album Confrontation
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley
Bob Marley Quotes about Peace
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
In the abundance of water a fool is thirsty.
quotes from bob marley: I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
Judge not, before you judge yourself.
The preservation of peace and the guaranteeing of man’s basic freedoms and rights require courage and eternal vigilance: courage to speak and act – and if necessary, to suffer and die – for truth and justice; eternal vigilance, that the least transgression of international morality shall not go undetected and unremedied.
Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny. —Zimbabwe, from the album Survival (1979)
best bob marley quotes: Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
Alcohol make you drunk, man. It don’t make you meditate, it just make you drunk. Herb is more a consciousness. —As recorded in filmed interview (1979) with Dylan Taite in Aotearoa, New Zealand
America is a Nation with a mission – and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace – a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.
marley quotes: Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.
Keep calm and chive on. —As quoted in a 1974 interview with Lester Bangs
Bob Marley Inspirational Quotes
You just can’t live in that negative way….. make way for the positive day.
Don’t give up the fight, Stand up for your rights.
We Jah people can make it work.
bob marley poems: Some people say great God come from the sky take away everything and make everybody feel high, but if you know what life is worth, you will look for yours on earth. —Get Up, Stand Up (cowritten with Peter Tosh), from the album Burnin’ (1973)
I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated I would be a damn fool.
It take many a year, mon, and maybe some bloodshed must be, but righteousness someday prevail.
I don’t stand for black man’s side, I don’t stand for white man’s side, I stand for God’s side.
bob marley sayings: Two thousand years of history Black History could not be wiped away so easily.—Zion Train, from the album Uprising (1980)
The day you stop racing is the day you win the race.
Man can’t do without God. Just like you’re thirsty, you have to drink water. You just can’t go without God.
You have to be someone.
bob quote: What we struggle to make of it is our sole gift to Jah. The process of what that struggle becomes, in time, the Truth.
Life and Jah are one in the same. Jah is the gift of existence. I am in some way eternal, I will never be duplicated. The singularity of every man and woman is Jah’s gift. What we struggle to make of it is our sole gift to Jah. The process of what that struggle becomes, in time, the Truth.
You just can’t live that negative way. You know what I mean. Make way for the positive day. Cause it’s a new day…
The harder the battle the sweet of Jah victory.
Me don’t dip on nobody’s side. Me don’t dip on the black man’s side, not the white man’s side. Me dip on God’s side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.
You not supposed to feel down over whatever happen to you. I mean, you’re supposed to use whatever happen to you as some type of upper, not a downer.
Rastafari not a culture, it’s a reality.
People want to listen to a message, word from Jah. This could be passed through me or anybody. I am not a leader. Messenger. The words of the songs, not the person, is what attracts people.
Bob Marley Quotes about Relationship
Some will hate you pretend they love you now then behind they try to eliminate you.
You’re gonna walk back through the heartaches, you’re gonna walk back through the pain. Shed those lonely teardrops: the reaction of your cheating game. – Cry to Me
From the very first time I rest my eyes on you, girl, my heart says follow through. – Waiting in Vain
bob marley quotes about life: I wanna love you and treat you right. I wanna love you every day and every night. – Is This love
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I? – Bob Marley
Who are you to judge the life I live? I am not perfect and I don’t have to be! Before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean.
Good friends we have, good friends we have lost along the way. In this great future, you can’t forget your past, so dry your tears, I say. – No Woman, No Cry
reggae quotations: I don’t wanna wait in vain for your love. – Waiting in Vain
In life I know there’s lots of grief, but your love is my relief. – Waiting in Vain
bob marely quotes: Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you. You just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley
A hungry mob is an angry mob. —Them Belly Full (But We Hungry), from the album Natty Dread (1974)
Live for yourself and you will live in vain; live for others, and you will live again.
bob marley quotes love: The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I? – Bob Marley
All dese governments and dis this and that, these people that say they’re here to help, why them say you cannot smoke the herb? Herb… herb is a plant, you know? And when me check it, me can’t find no reason. All them say is, ‘it make you rebel’. Against what?—Interview (1979) with Dylan Taite in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Love the life you live, live the life you love.
When the race gets hard to run. It means you just can’t take the peace.
bob marley qouteL: As a man sow, shall he reap. and I know that talk is cheap. But the heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory.
Me only have one ambition, y’know. I only have one thing I really like to see happen. I like to see mankind live together – black, white, Chinese, everyone – that’s all.
Babylon is everywhere. You have wrong and you have right. Wrong is what we call Babylon, wrong things. That is what Babylon is to me. I could have born in England, I could have born in America, it make no difference where me born, because there is Babylon everywhere.
My feet is my only carriage.
When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
My feet is my only carriage.
You can’t find the right roads when the streets are paved.
Don’t trust people whose feelings change with time. Trust people whose feelings remain the same, even when the time changes.
Put your vision to reality.
Every day the bucket a-go a well, one day the bottom a-go drop out.—I Shot The Sheriff, from the album Burnin’ (1973)
Rastafari not a culture, it’s a reality.
You entertain people who are satisfied. Hungry people can’t be entertained – or people who are afraid. You can’t entertain a man who has no food.
Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow.
Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too, so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you.
Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Bob Marley – Motivational Wise Quotes (HD) + Music (Part 1)