ᐅ125+ Best Bob Marley Quotes On Love, Life and Money

“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”

"You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice." ~ Bob Marley

“True friends are like stars; you can only recognize them when it’s dark around you.”

"True friends are like stars; you can only recognize them when it's dark around you." ~ Bob Marley

“The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without

"The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her." ~ Bob Marley

“Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely

"Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you've never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more." ~ Bob Marley

“Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money

"Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end." ~ Bob Marley

"He's not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can." ~ Bob Marley

“Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you’re not ready for judgment.

"Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you're not ready for judgment. The Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too, so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you." ~ Bob Marley

“The most beautiful curve on a woman’s body is her smile.”

"The most beautiful curve on a woman’s body is her smile." ~ Bob Marley

“Love, friendship, laughter… Some of the best things in life really are free.

"Love, friendship, laughter... Some of the best things in life really are free." ~ Bob Marley

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires

"The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively." ~ Bob Marley

“The most beautiful things are not perfect, they are special”

"The most beautiful things are not perfect, they are special" ~ Bob Marley

“love the life you live. live the life you love.”

"love the life you live. live the life you love." ~ Bob Marley

“Life is one big road with lots of signs, So when you riding through the ruts,

"Life is one big road with lots of signs, So when you riding through the ruts, Don't you complicate your mind Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy Don't bury your thoughts; put your vision to reality." ~ Bob Marley

“Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the

"Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for." ~ Bob Marley

“The winds that sometimes take something we love, are the same that bring

"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." ~ Bob Marley

“If you don’t start somewhere, you’re gonna go nowhere.”

"If you don't start somewhere, you're gonna go nowhere." ~ Bob Marley

“Why drink and drive if I can smoke and fly?”

"Why drink and drive if I can smoke and fly?" ~ Bob Marley

“to love is to risk, not being loved in return. to hope is to risk pain.

"To love is to risk, not being loved in return. to hope is to risk pain. to try is to risk failure. but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing." ~ Bob Marley

“You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again

"You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters?" ~ Bob Marley

“Nothing is wrong if it makes you happy.”

"Nothing is wrong if it makes you happy." ~ Bob Marley

“beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything

"beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living." ~ Bob Marley

“You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure

"You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that's so real it scares you. You find strength in knowing you have a true friend and possibly a soul mate who will remain loyal to the end." ~ Bob Marley

“Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don’t exist

"Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don’t exist, but there’s always one guy that is perfect for you." ~ Bob Marley

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!

"Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!" ~ Bob Marley

“Live for yourself and you will live in vain; Live for others, and you will live again.

"Live for yourself and you will live in vain; Live for others, and you will live again." ~ Bob Marley

“If something can corrupt you, you’re corrupted already.”

"If something can corrupt you, you're corrupted already." ~ Bob Marley

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." ~ Bob Marley

“Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.”

"Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold." ~ Bob Marley

“They will always tell you that you can’t do what you want to do,

"They will always tell you that you can't do what you want to do, but you can do what you want to do. You just have to believe in yourself. The system is to bring you down, but you can rise up." ~ Bob Marley

"Until the philosophy which hold one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned... Everything is war. Me say war. That until the're no longer 1st class and 2nd class citizens of any nation... Until the color of a man's skin is of no more significa...nce than the color of his eyes, me say war. That until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard to race me say war!" ~ Bob Marley

“You open your heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken

"You open your heart knowing that there's a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible." ~ Bob Marley

"Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections" ~ Bob Marley

“The day you stop racing, is the day you win the race.”

"The day you stop racing, is the day you win the race." ~ Bob Marley

“Complaints are prayers to the devil.”

"Complaints are prayers to the devil." ~ Bob Marley

“From the very first time I rest my eyes on you, girl,

"From the very first time I rest my eyes on you, girl, My heart says follow through." ~ Bob Marley

“It takes a revolution, to create a solution”

"It takes a revolution, to create a solution" ~ Bob Marley

“Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I’m not perfect

"Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect -and I don't live to be- but before you start pointing fingers... make sure you hands are clean!" ~ Bob Marley

“Politics and church are the same. They keep the people in ignorance.”

"Politics and church are the same. They keep the people in ignorance." ~ Bob Marley

“A foolish dog barks at a flying bird”

"A foolish dog barks at a flying bird" ~ Bob Marley

“Everything in life got its purpose. Find its reason in every season.”

"Everything in life got its purpose. Find its reason in every season." ~ Bob Marley

“Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright”

"Don't worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright" ~ Bob Marley

“Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality.

"Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality." ~ Bob Marley

“God sent me on earth. He send me to do something, and nobody can stop me.

"God sent me on earth. He send me to do something, and nobody can stop me. If God want to stop me, then I stop. Man never can." ~ Bob Marley

“Never do they hurt your feelings or make you feel like you are not good enough,

"Never do they hurt your feelings or make you feel like you are not good enough, but rather they build you up and show you the things about yourself that make you special and even beautiful." ~ Bob Marley

“I woke up this morning, smiled at the rising sun.”

"I woke up this morning, smiled at the rising sun." ~ Bob Marley

she may not be the most popular or prettiest but if you love her and she

"She may not be the most popular or prettiest but if you love her and she makes you smile.. what else matters?" ~ Bob Marley

“One love, one heart . . . Let’s get together and feel all right

"One love, one heart . . . Let’s get together and feel all right" ~ Bob Marley

“You can’t find the right roads when the streets are paved.”

"You can't find the right roads when the streets are paved." ~ Bob Marley

“Man can’t do without God. Just like you’re thirsty, you have to drink water

"Man can't do without God. Just like you're thirsty, you have to drink water. You just can't go without God." ~ Bob Marley

“Dry your tears, have no fears.”

"Dry your tears, have no fears." ~ Bob Marley

“I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated I would be a damn fool.”

"I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated I would be a damn fool." ~ Bob Marley

“Before pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean.”

"Before pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean." ~ Bob Marley

“It is better to win the peace and to lose the war.”

"It is better to win the peace and to lose the war." ~ Bob Marley

“Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world

"Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around." ~ Bob Marley

“Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.”

"Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life." ~ Bob Marley

“Love hard when there is love to be had.”

"Love hard when there is love to be had." ~ Bob Marley

“Overcome the devils with a thing called love.”

"Overcome the devils with a thing called love." ~ Bob Marley

“Make way for the positive day.”

"Make way for the positive day." ~ Bob Marley

“The people that are making this world worse don’t take a day off, how can I?

"The people that are making this world worse don't take a day off, how can I?" ~ Bob Marley

“The more people smoke herb, the more Babylon fall.”

"The more people smoke herb, the more Babylon fall." ~ Bob Marley

"Don't you complicate your mind Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy." ~ Bob Marley

“Today, people struggle to find what’s real. Everything has become so synthetic

"Today, people struggle to find what's real. Everything has become so synthetic that a lot of people, all they want is to grasp onto hope." ~ Bob Marley

“Everyone in life is gonna hurt you, you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain

"Everyone in life is gonna hurt you, you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain." ~ Bob Marley

"My life nah important to me, but other people life important. My life is only important if me can help plenty people. If my life is just for me and my own security then me no want it. My life is for people. That's way me is." ~ Bob Marley

“God, guide and protect us. When we’re wrong, please correct us.

"God, guide and protect us. When we're wrong, please correct us." ~ Bob Marley

"Things that never interested you before become fascinating because you know they are important to this person who is so special to you. You think of this person on every occasion and in everything you do. Simple things bring them to mind like a pale blue sky, gentle wind or even a storm cloud on the horizon." ~ Bob Marley

“In high tide or in low tide,

"In high tide or in low tide, I'll be by your side" ~ Bob Marley

“My life is only important if i can help plenty of people”

"My life is only important if i can help plenty of people" ~ Bob Marley

“One love, one heart, one destiny.”

"One love, one heart, one destiny." ~ Bob Marley

“Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?”

"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?" ~ Bob Marley

“I’ll give you my phone number. When you worry, call me. I’ll make you happy.”

"I'll give you my phone number. When you worry, call me. I'll make you happy." ~ Bob Marley

“Most people think great god will come from the skies, take away everything

"Most people think great god will come from the skies, take away everything, and make everybody feel high. But if you know what life is worth, you will look for yours on earth." ~ Bob Marley

“Good friends we have had, oh good friends we’ve lost along the way

"Good friends we have had, oh good friends we've lost along the way In this bright future you can't forget your past So dry your tears I say." ~ Bob Marley

“You can’t run away from yourself”

"You can't run away from yourself" ~ Bob Marley

“The biggest man you’re ever going to see was once a baby.”

"The biggest man you're ever going to see was once a baby." ~ Bob Marley

“Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.”

"Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction." ~ Bob Marley

“Man is a universe within himself.”

"Man is a universe within himself." ~ Bob Marley

“You just can’t live that negative way. You know what I mean.

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

“When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open.”

"When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open." ~ Bob Marley

“If you know what life is worth, you will look for yours on earth.”

"If you know what life is worth, you will look for yours on earth." ~ Bob Marley

“In the abundance of water – the fool is thirsty”

"In the abundance of water - the fool is thirsty" ~ Bob Marley

“Don’t Let them fool you or even try to school you”

"Don't Let them fool you or even try to school you" ~ Bob Marley

“The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.”

"The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow." ~ Bob Marley

“If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing.”

"If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing." ~ Bob Marley

"Forget your troubles and dance! Forget your sorrows and dance! Forget your sickness and dance! Forget your weakness and dance!" ~ Bob Marley

“Some Will Hate You Pretend They Love You Now Then Behind They Try To Eliminate You

"Some Will Hate You Pretend They Love You Now Then Behind They Try To Eliminate You" ~ Bob Marley

"There is never any pressure, jealousy or competition but only a quiet calmness when they are around. You can be yourself and not worry about what they will think of you because they love you for who you are." ~ Bob Marley

“I don’t stand for the black man’s side, I don’ t stand for the white man’s side

"I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side." ~ Bob Marley

“The beauty of love. The love of beauty. The greener you are, the wiser you will be.”

"The beauty of love. The love of beauty. The greener you are, the wiser you will be." ~ Bob Marley

“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.”

"Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet." ~ Bob Marley

“This music is about struggle. Reggae is a vehicle to carry a message

"This music is about struggle. Reggae is a vehicle to carry a message of freedom and peace." ~ Bob Marley

“Love would never leave us alone”

"Love would never leave us alone" ~ Bob Marley

"You can just imagine if everyone on earth did have one day where we just put all our minds together regardless where the force is, as long as it's positive, and just meditate for even a hour that day. And just live nice with them nice meditation. I mean, now, the climate would be nice, the smog would a leave" ~ Bob Marley

“Music is the only thing that doesn’t hurt when it hits you.”

"Music is the only thing that doesn't hurt when it hits you." ~ Bob Marley

“You’re on a positive road. You have some type of direction where

"You're on a positive road. You have some type of direction where you're going, so you have to just keep on going." ~ Bob Marley

“What we need is love, to guide and protect us on.”

"What we need is love, to guide and protect us on." ~ Bob Marley

“No chains around my feet, But I’m not free.”

"No chains around my feet, But I'm not free." ~ Bob Marley

“Every need got an ego to feed.”

"Every need got an ego to feed." ~ Bob Marley

“Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.”

"Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny." ~ Bob Marley

"Me personally as a man is nothing without the inspiration of JAH" ~ Bob Marley

“The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off.

"The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?" ~ Bob Marley

"What does rasta mean? Righteousness." ~ Bob Marley

"And me, I know that there is a god. Cause I know who god is." ~ Bob Marley

“Don’t forget your history nor your destiny”

"Don't forget your history nor your destiny" ~ Bob Marley

"My future is righteousness." ~ Bob Marley

"I have got a running stream of love you see. So no matter what stages.. they put us through, we'll never be blue." ~ Bob Marley

"Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight." ~ Bob Marley

"The bars could not hold me. Force could not control me. They tried to keep me down, but Jah put I around. Yes, I've been accused. Wrongly abused. But through the powers of the Most High, they've got to turn me loose." ~ Bob Marley

“It is better to live on the house top than to live in a house full of confusion

"It is better to live on the house top than to live in a house full of confusion." ~ Bob Marley

"We should really love each other in peace and harmony, instead we're fussin' n fighting like we ain't supposed to be." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"If you know your history, then you would know where you coming from, then you wouldn't have to ask me, who the heck do I think I am." ~ Bob Marley

"We know where we're going cause we know where we're from." ~ Bob Marley

"Life seems completely different, exciting and worthwhile. Your only hope and security is in knowing that they are a part of your life." ~ Bob Marley

"I don't know what happiness is. I don't know what sweet caress is. Still, I'm always laughing like a clown." ~ Bob Marley

"So you think you've found the solution but it's just another illusion." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"There comes a time as an artist, can't follow the crowd. You have to do YOU, and make the crowd follow you." ~ Bob Marley

"The things that seem insignificant to most people such as a note, song or walk become invaluable treasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever." ~ Bob Marley

“Your life is worth much more than gold.”

"Your life is worth much more than gold." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"We don't need no trouble! What we need is love!" ~ Bob Marley

“The heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory.”

"The heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory." ~ Bob Marley

"Let righteousness cover the earth like the water cover the sea!" ~ Bob Marley

"I don't have a religion, you know. This is what I am. I am a Rastaman; so this is not religion. This is life." ~ Bob Marley

"God created people in technicolor. God has never made a difference between black, white, blue, green or pink" ~ Bob Marley

"The bad people trying to make the world worse never take a day off, so why should I?" ~ Bob Marley

"Today they say that we are free, only to be chained in poverty." ~ Bob Marley

"The lips of the righteous teach many, but fools die for want of wisdom." ~ Bob Marley

"The sun shall not smite I by day, nor the moon by night, and everything that I do shall be upfull and right." ~ Bob Marley

"Me never believe in marriage that muchmarriage is a trap to control me; woman is a coward. Man strong." ~ Bob Marley

"Make love and not war! 'Cause we don't need no trouble. What we need is love To guide and protect us on. If you hope good down from above, Help the weak if you are strong now." ~ Bob Marley

"I want to give you some love, I want to give you some good good lovin" ~ Bob Marley

"When You smoke herb it reveals you to yourself. All the wickedness you do is revealed by the herb - it's you conscience and gives you an honest picture of yourself." ~ Bob Marley

"Excuse me while I light my spliff, Good God I gotta take a lift, From reality I just cant drift, That's why I'm staying with this riff" ~ Bob Marley

"If you wanna hear what the people are saying, you can hear what the Rastaman saying." ~ Bob Marley

"until the end of the world,all whys will be answered,but now,you can only ask!" ~ Bob Marley

"Who so ever diggeth the pit, shall fall in it." ~ Bob Marley

"Sometimes you have to fight with music." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"Be not selfish in your doings: pass it on." ~ Bob Marley

"The road to life is rocky, and you may stumble too. So while you point your fingers, someone else is judging you." ~ Bob Marley

"One of my good friends said, in a reggae riddim, don't jump in the water if you can't swim." ~ Bob Marley

"Me can't be prejudice. Me can't me no think of life that way. Because, me figure if you prejudice, that mean you have a hate. If you have a hate inside of you, you can't be righteous." ~ Bob Marley

"Well, me don't swim too tough so me don't go in the water too deep." ~ Bob Marley

"Men and people will fight you down when you see the light. Let me tell you if you are not wrong than everything is all right." ~ Bob Marley

"Don't shed no tears, no woman, no cry." ~ Bob Marley

"Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right; Let's get together and feel all right. Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right; Let's get together and feel all right." ~ Bob Marley

"I'm gonna be Iron, like a Lion in Zion" ~ Bob Marley

"Every man should have the right to choose their destiny." ~ Bob Marley

"Life, it's life we deal with...He that sees the light And knows the light Shall live." ~ Bob Marley

"It's your own conscience That is gonna remind you That it's your heart and nobody else's That is gonna judge." ~ Bob Marley

"What important is man should live in righteousness, in natural love for mankind." ~ Bob Marley

"Why these people who want to do so much good for everyone, who call themselves government and this and that, why them say you must not use the herb? You see, them say you must not use the herb because it makes you a rebel. Against what?" ~ Bob Marley

"Alcohol make you drunk, man. It don't make you meditate, it just make you drunk. Herb is more a consciousness." ~ Bob Marley

"The devil ain't got no power over me. The devil come, and me shake hands with the devil. Devil have his part to play. Devil's a good friend, too... because when you don't know him, that's the time he can mosh you down." ~ Bob Marley

"A hungry mob is an angry mob." ~ Bob Marley

"Me is a common sense man. That mean when me explain things, me explain it in a very simple way; that mean if I explain it to a baby, the baby will understand too, you know." ~ Bob Marley

"There will never be no love at all." ~ Bob Marley

"Reggae is my heart ♥ reggae is my soul" ~ Bob Marley

"Them belly full, but we hungry; A hungry mob is a angry mob." ~ Bob Marley

"It's the music. Your heart is in your ears." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"Rastafari not a culture, it's a reality." ~ Bob Marley

"The hotter the battle the sweeter the victory." ~ Bob Marley

"Many more will have to suffer, many more will have to die , don't ask me why !" ~ Bob Marley

"The Truth An Offense But Not A Sin" ~ Bob Marley

"They are not embarrassed to cry with you when you are hurting or laugh with you when you make a fool of yourself." ~ Bob Marley

"One lifetime is not enough to live" ~ Bob Marley

"Trust the universe and respekt your hair." ~ Bob Marley

"I pledged to work for righteousness. God's given me inspiration. God's the boss, he tell me what to do." ~ Bob Marley

"The stone that the builder refused shall be the head corner stone." ~ Bob Marley

"Bless my eyes this morning, Jah sun is on the rise once again" ~ Bob Marley

"Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me." ~ Bob Marley

"Ziggy, when you go up bring me up and when you go down don't let me down. Stephen, Money can't buy you life." ~ Bob Marley

"One bright morning when my work is over I will fly away home." ~ Bob Marley

"Because when you unite, that is the power of God, you know. God love Love, which is unity. So when you unite, you get the whole power of God. That's what him want. Until Black people unite...if the Black people don't unite, the world, no one, no one can live good." ~ Bob Marley

"They gave me star treatment when I was making a lot of money. But I was just as good when I was poor." ~ Bob Marley

"In high seas or in low seas, I'm gonna be your friend... I'm gonna be your friend. In high tide or in low tide, I'll be by your side... I'll be by your side." ~ Bob Marley

"My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die." ~ Bob Marley

"Be humble because until the sun with all its grandeur, let the moon shine." ~ Bob Marley

"The best herb I smoke in Jamaica and Africa. African - Rasclot! Them people cure it in a banana. In a banana skin. A green banana. They wrap it up in a banana so when you get it, it compressed and, I'll tell you, it great! Blood clot! In Nigeria and Ghana, love that herb! Good herb, mon." ~ Bob Marley

"My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever." ~ Bob Marley

"It take many a year, mon, and maybe some bloodshed must be, but righteousness someday prevail." ~ Bob Marley

"When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself." ~ Bob Marley

"I love to see when ya move with the rhythm; I love to see when you're dancin' from within; It gives great joy to feel such sweet togetherness, everyone doin' and they're doing their best!" ~ Bob Marley

"Rise and take your stance once again" ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"Football is a whole skill to itself. A whole world. A whole universe to itself. Me love it because you have to be skilful to play it! Freedom! Football is freedom." ~ Bob Marley

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, None but ourselves can free our minds.

"Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, None but ourselves can free our minds. Have no fear for atomic energy, 'Cause none of them can stop the time." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"If you get down and quarrel every day, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say." ~ Bob Marley

"One good thing about music, when it hits-you feel no pain. ... My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die. ... Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen. ... My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever." ~ Bob Marley

"Every day the bucket a-go a well, one day the bottom a-go drop out." ~ Bob Marley

"Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow." ~ Bob Marley

“I woke up this morning, Smiled at the rising sun,

"I woke up this morning, Smiled at the rising sun, Three little birds, Sat on my doorstep, Singing sweet songs" ~ Bob Marley

"Well I am always interested my people's right. But I will push myself to a revolution without arms." ~ Bob Marley

"In their presence, there's no need for continuous conversation, but you find you're quite content in just having them nearby." ~ Bob Marley

"No man can lead mean, we have to have unity." ~ Bob Marley

"There's a natural mystic blowing through the air. If you listen carefully now, you will hear." ~ Bob Marley

"How good and how pleasant it would be before God and man, yeah to see the unification of all Africans." ~ Bob Marley

"Rise O fallen fighters, rise and take your stance again, He who fight and run away, Live to fight another day" ~ Bob Marley

"the power of philosophy floats through my head.. light like a feather, heavy as lead." ~ Bob Marley

"I'm not educated; I'd be a damn fool if I was (educated)!" ~ Bob Marley

"Whose the spiritual people pon earth. The Black people. Dem a deal wit God. And God no let dem down." ~ Bob Marley

“In the abundance of water a fool is thirsty.”

"In the abundance of water a fool is thirsty." ~ Bob Marley

"When the cats away, the mice will play." ~ Bob Marley

"I-man say don't make jah body a graveyard for de dead animals." ~ Bob Marley

"So if you are the big tree, we are the small axe. Ready to cut you down, to cut you down." ~ Bob Marley

"Have pity on those whose chances grow thinner, there ain't no hiding place from the Father of Creation." ~ Bob Marley

“In this bright future you can’t forget your past.”

"In this bright future you can't forget your past." ~ Bob Marley

"Stop and think a little: Are you the victim of the system?" ~ Bob Marley

"One and all have to face reality now." ~ Bob Marley

"Money can't buy life." ~ Bob Marley

"When you smoke (ganja) you don't want to war." ~ Bob Marley

"Herb is the unification of mankind." ~ Bob Marley

"Herb? Herb is the healing of the nation, seen? Once you smoke herb, you all must think alike. Now if you thinking alike, dat mean we 'pon the same track. If we 'pon the same track, that mean we gonna unite." ~ Bob Marley

"Do you have a record contract? I have a recording agreement. What's the difference? One is an agreement and one is a contract! I am a man who deals by ear." ~ Bob Marley

"Stiff-necked fools, you think you are cool to deny me for simplicity." ~ Bob Marley

"Emancipate yourself from mental slavery." ~ Bob Marley

“I don’t believe in death, neither in flesh nor in spirit.”

"I don't believe in death, neither in flesh nor in spirit." ~ Bob Marley

"When the morning gathers the rainbow, want you to know I'm a rainbow too." ~ Bob Marley

"Could you be loved and be loved?" ~ Bob Marley

"Prejudice is a chain, it can hold you. If you prejudice, you can't move, you keep prejudice for years. Never get nowhere with that." ~ Bob Marley

"Look for things marked positive to you, like songs, because all dem things are right." ~ Bob Marley

"Whose the cap fit, let them where it." ~ Bob Marley

"He who feels it, knows it more." ~ Bob Marley

"Memories of your childhood come back and are so clear and vivid it's like being young again. Colours seem brighter and more brilliant. Laughter seems part of daily life where before it was infrequent or didn't exist at all. A phone call or two during the day helps to get you through a long day's work and always brings a smile to your face." ~ Bob Marley

"Music and herb go together. It's been a long time now I smoke herb. From 1960's, when I first start singing." ~ Bob Marley

"I'n'I nah come to fight flesh and blood, But spiritual wickedness in 'igh and low places. So while they fight you down, Stand firm and give Jah thanks and praises. 'Cos I'n'I no expect to be justified by the laws of men - by the laws of men. Oh, true they have found me guilty, But through - through Jah proved my innocency." ~ Bob Marley

"Bob Marley isn't my name. I don't even know my name yet." ~ Bob Marley

"Jah come to break downpression, rule equality, wipe away transgression, set the captives free." ~ Bob Marley

"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

"Someone will have to pay for the innocent blood that they shed every day." ~ Bob Marley

"Your Worst Enemy Could Be Your Best Friend && Your Best Friend Your Worst Enemy" ~ Bob Marley

"When the race gets hard to run. It means you just can't take the peace." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"Don't let them fool ya, or even try to school ya! Oh, no! We've got a mind of our own, so go to hell if what you're thinking is not right!" ~ Bob Marley

"Experimentation is the key to 'lively up' the art." ~ Bob Marley

"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." ~ Bob Marley

"Your recipe, darling, is so tasty, and you sure can stir your pot." ~ Bob Marley

"Me can't tell you how me know Rastafari. It is pure vision." ~ Bob Marley

"I went deep inside myself. I had time to explore my beliefs and because of that I'm stronger. Bob Marley (March 1981)" ~ Bob Marley

"The fittest of the fittest shall survive !" ~ Bob Marley

“I believe in freedom for everyone, not just the black man.”

"I believe in freedom for everyone, not just the black man." ~ Bob Marley

"Children are wonderful. It don't take plenty y'know. Just a nice girl who don't take birth control. Sexual intercourse is a lovely thing." ~ Bob Marley

"Why not help one another on the way..makes it much easier" ~ Bob Marley

"Well, it grow together. It's like, first time I try to write a song is the first time I try to play the guitar. And so I can write a song without the guitar. But it really grow together. I really like stay with my guitar. But it just happen, is the inspiration come through man. Because, I personally, it look like, could I write a whole heap a tune, it look like. But I pick special tune to write. Cause a man can think of plenty things. Yuh know wah ah mean." ~ Bob Marley

"I want to say 'I Shot The Police' but the government would have made a fuss so I said 'I Shot The Sheriff' insteadbut it's the same idea: justice." ~ Bob Marley

"Oh let Jah love come shining in into our lives again." ~ Bob Marley

"A little wine sometimes, that's all. Spirits (are) bad. Alcohol wrong. Herb does grow." ~ Bob Marley

"My life anuh fi me alone... My life a fi people... Fi help plenty people... If my is for me alone mi nuh want it" ~ Bob Marley

"Well, what we know Is not what they tell us We're not ignorant, I mean it, And they just cannot touch us Through the powers of the Most-High We keep on surfacin' Thru the powers of the Most-High We keep on survivin'." ~ Bob Marley

"Tell the children the truth." ~ Bob Marley

"You share hopes for the future, dreams that will never come true, goals that were never achieved and the many disappointments life has thrown at you. When something wonderful happens, you can't wait to tell them about it, knowing they will share in your excitement." ~ Bob Marley

"Football is part of I, When I play the world wakes up around me" ~ Bob Marley

"Judge not unless you judge yourself" ~ Bob Marley

"I don't know how to live good. I only know how to suffer." ~ Bob Marley

"You have to be someone." ~ 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?" ~ Bob Marley

"If yuh don't know God yuh goin' suffer and dead! No God Noh Partial, regardless weh yuh deh pon earth." ~ Bob Marley

"Jah would never give the power to a baldhead; run come crucify the Dread." ~ Bob Marley

"What we struggle to make of it is our sole gift to Jah. The process of what that struggle becomes, in time, the Truth." ~ Bob Marley

"Life must be somewhere to be found, instead of #‎ ConcreteJungle ." ~ Bob Marley

"Oh Mockingbird have you ever heard words that I’ve never heard" ~ Bob Marley

"I handle fame by not being famous...I'm not famous to me." ~ Bob Marley

"Never let the children cry, Cause you got to tell Jah, Jah why" ~ Bob Marley

"The more you accept herb, the more you accept Rastafari." ~ Bob Marley

"A rain will fall, but the dirt it tough A pot a cook but the food nah nuff." ~ Bob Marley

"Facts an' facts, an' t'ings an t'ings: dem's all a lotta fockin' bullshit. Hear me! Dere is no truth but de one truth, an' that is the truth of Jah Rastafari." ~ Bob Marley

"We are the children of the Rastaman we are the children of the higher man" ~ Bob Marley

"My feet is my only carriage." ~ Bob Marley

"I've been here before and will come again, but I'm not going this trip through." ~ Bob Marley

"Football is Freedom, a whole universe." ~ Bob Marley

"tell me what you think it means." ~ Bob Marley

"Won't you help to sing these songs of freedom? 'Cause all I ever have… redemption songs; redemption songs." ~ Bob Marley

"Light up the darkness" ~ Bob Marley

"We JAH people can make it work." ~ Bob Marley

"Only Once In Your Life" ~ Bob Marley

"Rise up this mornin', Smile with the risin' sun." ~ Bob Marley

"I shot the sheriff, but I didn't shoot no deputy." ~ Bob Marley

“Take that veil from off of your eyes, look into the future of realize.”

"Take that veil from off of your eyes, look into the future of realize." ~ Bob Marley

"Yeah, man. It's time to let de people get good herbs and smoke. Government's a joke. All dey wan' is ya smoke cigarettes and cigar. Some cigar wickeder den herb. Yeah, man, ya can't smoke cigar. Smoke herb. Some big cigar me see man wit', God bless! Me tell him must smoke herb." ~ Bob Marley

"Jah sitteth in Mount Zion, and rules all creation!" ~ Bob Marley

"Set it up in Zimbabwe, Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny, And in this judgment there is no partiality. So arm in arms, with arms, we'll fight this little struggle, 'Cause that's the only way we can overcome our little trouble." ~ Bob Marley

"yeah me see myself as a revolutionary, would wouldn't want no help and imma take no bribe from no one and fight it single handed with music" ~ Bob Marley

"Jah show every mon him hand, and Jah has show I mine." ~ Bob Marley

"My favorite herb - lamb's bread. Kali. I like Hawaiian. But for some reason, you communicate better with Jamaican herb. The best Jamaican herb, it have more energy, more everything to it." ~ Bob Marley

"I see you finally got a number to match your IQ." ~ Bob Marley

"If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you wont 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