Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter, musician and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim, blending mostly reggae, ska and rocksteady in his compositions. Starting out in 1963 with the group the Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide. He is credited with popularising reggae music around the world and served as a symbol of Jamaican culture and identity. 

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I wanna love you and treat you right. I wanna love you every day and every night.

Love the life you live, live the life you love.

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

Where there's a will, there's always a way.

None but ourselves can free our minds.

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

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. Wake up and 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 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.

Don't let them change ya, or even rearrange ya.

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

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul. Wisdom is better than silver and gold.

Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living.

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

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

Everything's gonna be all right!

You ain't gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.

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

When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet.

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.

You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.

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

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

Until the philosophy which hold one race superior, and another inferior, is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned - everywhere is war!

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

Love would never leave us alone.

Until the colour of a man's skin is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes - Me say war.

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

Tell the children the truth.

You have to be someone.

In this bright future you can't forget your past.

Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.

The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.

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.

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

Man is a universe within himself.

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.

I'm a rebel, soul rebel. I'm a capturer, soul adventurer. 

That until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all, without regard to race - Dis a war.

Make love and not war! 

You see, most people think Great God will come from the sky, Take away everything and make everybody feel high, But if you know what life is worth You would look for yours on earth.

I don't wanna wait in vain for your love.

No matter how you treat him, the man will never be satisfied.

Only the fittest of the fittest shall survive - Stay alive!

Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect, but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.

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

Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.

Truth is the light, so you never give up the fight.

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

Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too, so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you.

My feet is my only carriage.

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

I don’t know how to live good. I only know how to suffer.

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.

Don’t trust people whose feelings change with time. Trust people whose feelings remain the same, even when the time changes.

Get up, stand up! Stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!

The more people smoke herb the more Babylon fall.

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

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

My future is righteousness.

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.

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.

Every time I plant a seed, he say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow.

My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.

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.

If you get down and quarrel everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil I say.

When one door is closed don't you know another is open.

Rastafari not a culture, it's a reality.

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