Bob Marley Quotes

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

“How much do you smoke? Plenty.” — Bob Marley

“When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet.” — Bob Marley

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

“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

“Love would never leave us alone.” — Bob Marley

“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” — Bob Marley

 

“The power of philosophy floats

through my head, light like a feather, heavy as lead”

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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

“Conquer the devils with a little thing called love!” — Bob Marley
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“I wanna love you and treat you right; I wanna love you every day and every night: We’ll be together with a roof right over our heads; We’ll share the shelter of my single bed; We’ll share the same room, yeah! – for Jah provide the bread. Is this love – is this love – is this love – Is this love that I’m feelin’?” — 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

“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

“Love would never leave us alone.” — Bob Marley

“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” — Bob Marley


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

“Conquer the devils with a little thing called love!” — Bob Marley
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“I wanna love you and treat you right; I wanna love you every day and every night: We’ll be together with a roof right over our heads; We’ll share the shelter of my single bed; We’ll share the same room, yeah! – for Jah provide the bread. Is this love – is this love – is this love – Is this love that I’m feelin’?” — 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

“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

 

 

“You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.” — Bob Marley

Your worst enemy could be your best friend, and your best friend your worst enemy.” — Bob Marley

“Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.” — Bob Marley

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

“Tell the children the truth'” — 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
“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

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

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

 

“I’m not educated; I’d be a damn fool if I was (educated)!”

 

“When the cats away, the mice will play.” — Bob Marley

“[Marley has an easy confidence and claims his] childhood made me strong … I know my father – through my brothers and sisters and my mother, and through his music. He is very much present, his spirit is very much here, but not in a superficial way. He lives through us.” — Bob Marley

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds Won’t you help to sing The songs of freedom?” 
“In this great future, you cant forget your past” — Bob Marley
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“Babylon, you throne gone down.” — 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 th” — Bob Marley

“Man is a universe within himself.” — Bob Marley

 

“Oh Mockingbird have you ever heard words that I’ve never heard” — Bob Marley

“Im an artist, a musician, a magician, a writer, a singer; Im everything. My name is Lee from the African jungle, originally from West Africa. Im a man from somewhere else, but my origin is from Africa, straight to Jamaica through reincarnation; reborn in Jamaica. Superman comes to earth cause him sick and tired; Im not sick and tired because I¢m learning what goes on, so when we get frustrated, that is when the music come down by rain drops to support all here with a broken heart and donà know what to do. I have been programmed; many people who born again must come back to learn a lesson…have you heard of ET? I am ET, savvy? Savvy?” — Bob Marley

“Jah show every mon him hand, and Jah has show I mine.” — Bob Marley

 

“I drive a jeep. An old jeep, so nobody will say I’m driving a BMW anymore. I couldn’t stand that BMW, ha ha ha! BMW make pure trouble!” — Bob Marley
“Only the fittest of the fittest shall survive, stay alive.” — Bob Marley

“If puss and dog can get together, why can’t we love one another?” — Bob Marley

“Africa Unite: The Singles Collection.” — Bob Marley

“The only truth is Rastafari.” — Bob Marley

“How good and how pleasant it would be before God and man, yeah to see the unification of all Africans” — Bob Marley

“I want to give you some love, I want to give you some good good lovin'” — 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

“Who the cap fits, let them wear it. Your worst enemy can be your best friend; your best friend, your worst enemy.” — Bob Marley

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

 

“Bob Marley isn’t my name. I don’t even know my name yet.” — Bob Marley

 

“If you are the big, big tree, we are the small axe, ready to cut you down!” — Bob Marley

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

“When the cats away, the mice will play!” — Bob Marley

“My future is righteousness.” — Bob Marley

“When the race gets hard to run. It means you just can’t take the pace” — Bob Marley

 

“Rastaman vibrations gonna cover the earth! Like the water cover the sea!” — Bob

“Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights” — Bob Marley

“Love would never leave us alone” — Bob Marley
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“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

“A little wine sometimes, that’s all. Spirits (are) bad. Alcohol wrong. Herb does grow.”

“The stone that the builder refused, will always be the head cornerstone.” — Bob Marley

“Rastafari not a culture, it’s a reality.” — Bob Marley

“If I am guilty I will pay.” — Bob Marley

“The power of philosophy floats through my head, Light like a feather, Heavy as Led” — Bob Marley

“If you get down and quarrel everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say” — Bob Marley

“I go to jail one time for no driver license.” — Bob Marley

“I want to give you some love, I want to give you some good good lovin’.” 

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

“When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.” — Bob Marley

“Live the life you love. Love the life you live.” — Bob Marley

“You ain’t gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.” — Bob Marley

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

 

“In the abundance of water, the fool is thirsty.” — Bob Marley

“Sometimes you have to fight with music.” — Bob Marley

“Whose the cap fit, let them where it.” — Bob Marley

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

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

“Politics no interest me. Dem devil business…. Dem a play with peoples minds. Never play with peoples minds.” — Bob Marley

“What does rasta mean? Righteousness.” — Bob Marley

“Me never believe in marriage that much…marriage is a trap to control me; woman is a coward. Man strong.” — Bob Marley

“Tell the children the truth.” — Bob Marley

“Sayin’ lets get together and feel alright!” — Bob Marley

“None but ourselves can free our minds.” — Bob Marley

“The harder the battle the sweet of jah victory.” — Bob Marley

“Excuse me while I light my spliff good God I gotta take a lift.” — 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’ instead…but it’s the same idea: justice.” — Bob Marley

“I’m a man of God and me come to do God’s work.” — Bob Marley

“The first thing you must know about me is that I always stand what I stand for. Good? The second thing you must know about yourself listening to me is that words are tricky. So when you know what me a stand for, when me explain a thing to you, you must never try to look ‘pon it in a different way from what me a stand for.” — Bob Marley

“No bullet can stop us now, we neither beg nor will we bow neither can be bought or sold” — Bob Marley
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“How long will they kill our prophets while we stand aside and look?” — Bob Marley
“The more people smoke herb, the more Babylon fall.” — Bob Marley

“Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow.” — Bob Marley

“If puss and dog can get together, why cant we love one another?” — 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

“I’m gonna be iron like a lion in Zion” — 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

“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

“An old jeep, so nobody will say I’m driving a BMW anymore. I couldn’t stand that BMW, ha ha ha! BMW make pure trouble!” — Bob Marley

“Only the fittest of the fittest shall survive, stay alive” — Bob Marley

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind.” — Bob Marley man can lead man, we have to have unity.” — 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

“To make music is a life that I have to live.” — Bob Marley

“If you get down and quarell everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.” — Bob Marley

“I like to see you move with the rhythm; I Like to see when you’re dancing’ from within.” — Bob Marley

“The authorities tell you that you mustn’t smoke herb because it’s bad for you. Yet if they catch you at it they’ll carry you off to prison. I think it’s better to be smoking herb out here free than being in prison.” — Bob Marley

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“We are the children of the Rastaman we are the children of the higher man” — Bob Marley

“Me can’t tell you how me know Rastafari. It is pure vision.” — Bob Marley
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“Bob Marley isn’t my name. I don’t even know my name yet.” — Bob Marley

“But my hand was made strong by the hand of the Almighty” — Bob Marley
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“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

“Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold…” — Bob Marley
“I handle fame by not being famous…I’m not famous to me.” — Bob Marley

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

“Don’t forget your history nor your destiny” — Bob Marley

“Just can’t live that negative way…make way for the positive day!” — Bob Marley

“If I was educated, I’d be a damn fool.” — 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

“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

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

 

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