Bob Marley quotes

Born
Februari 6 , 1945, Nine Mile, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica.

Died
May 11 1981.

Occupation
Musician, songwriter, singer.

Robert Nesta Marley (Bob Marley) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter, musician and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim, blending mostly reggae, ska and rocksteady in his compositions.

The power of philosophy floats through my head, Light like a feather, Heavy as Led.
– Bob Marley
Rastafari not a culture, it’s a reality.
– Bob Marley
Well, me don’t swim too tough so me don’t go in the water too deep.
– Bob Marley
I’m a man of God and me come to do God’s work.
– 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
If you are the big, big tree, we are the small axe, ready to cut you down!
– Bob Marley
Overcome the devils with a thing named love.
– Bob Marley
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?
– Bob Marley
When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open.
– Bob Marley
How much do you smoke? Plenty.
– Bob Marley
You have to be someone.
– 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
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
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.
– Bob Marley
In this bright future you can’t forget your past.
– Bob Marley
The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
– Bob Marley
You ain’t gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.
– Bob Marley
Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.
– Bob Marley
Love would never leave us alone.
– Bob Marley
You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.
– Bob Marley
The road of life is rocky and you may stumble too. So while you point your fingers someone else is judging you.
– Bob Marley
Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold…
– Bob Marley
Just can’t live that negative way…make way for the positive day!
– Bob Marley
I want to give you some love, I want to give you some good good lovin’.
– Bob Marley
Your worst enemy could be your best friend, and your best friend your worst enemy.
– Bob Marley
Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright.
– Bob Marley
Don’t forget your history nor your destiny.
– Bob Marley
Live the life you love. Love the life you live.
– Bob Marley
If I was educated, I’d be a damn fool.
– Bob Marley
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
Love the life you live. Live the life you love.
– Bob Marley
Tell the children the truth.
– 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
Most people think Great God will come from the sky,Take away ev’rything, and make ev’rybody feel high.But if you know what life is worth, you would look for yours on earth,And now you see the light, you stand up for right, yah.
– Bob Marley
Bob Marley isn’t my name. I don’t even know my name yet.
– Bob Marley
I have a BMW. But only because BMW stands for Bob Marley and The Wailers, and not because I need an expensive car.
– Bob Marley
If you get down and quarrel everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.
– Bob Marley
If I am guilty I will pay.
– Bob Marley
The stone that the builder refused, will always be the head cornerstone.
– Bob Marley
I believe in freedom for everyone, not just the black man.
– Bob Marley
Who the cap fits, let them wear it. Your worst enemy can be your best friend; your best friend, your worst enemy.
– Bob Marley
A little wine sometimes, that’s all. Spirits (are) bad. Alcohol wrong. Herb does grow.
– Bob Marley
Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.
– Bob Marley
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
– Bob Marley
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 your hands are clean.
– Bob Marley
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
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!
– Bob Marley
Conquer the devils with a little thing called love!
– 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
When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.
– Bob Marley
I handle fame by not being famous…I’m not famous to me.
– Bob Marley
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
When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet.
– Bob Marley
I wanted to say ‘I shot the police’ but the government would have been angry so I said ‘I shot the sheriff;’ means the same thing though: justice!
– 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
Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright.
– Bob Marley
You ain’t gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.
– Bob Marley
Until the philosophy which hold one race superior and another inferior is finally discredited and abandoned…WAR! So that is prophecy, and everyone know that is truth. And it came out of the mouth of Rastafari.
– 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