Top 100+ Best Inspirational Bob Marley Quotes To Change Your Life

Inspirational Bob Marley Quotes To Change Your Life
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Bob Marley has a big place in the hearts of many people. He is more than just a musician and songwriter, he was a fighter who battled against the system and succeeded in winning some of his battles. His words are positive and motivational, that’s why we need to share them with you. Here are some of the Best Bob Marley quotes and sayings by Penn Book which will inspire you to think positively. 

Inspirational Quotes Bob Marley

Inspirational Quotes Bob Marley

“You just can’t live in that negative way….. make way for the positive day.”

“Two thousand years of history Black History could not be wiped away so easily. – Zion Train, from the album Uprising (1980)

“It takes many a year, mon, and maybe some bloodshed must be, but righteousness someday prevails.”

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

“You have to be someone.”

“You just can’t live that negative way. You know what I mean. Make way for a positive day. Cause it’s a new day…”

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

“You not supposed to feel down over whatever happen to you. I mean, you’re supposed to use whatever happens to you as some type of upper, not a downer.”

“Don’t give up the fight, Stand up for your rights.”

“Wake up and live!”

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

Uplifting Bob Marley Quotes On Love

Uplifting Bob Marley Quotes About Love, Bob Marley love quotes

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

“If you get down and quarrel every day, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.”

“Love would never leave us alone.”

“Overcome the devils with a thing called love.”

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

“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.”

“Conquer the devils with a little thing called love.”

“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.”

“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.”

“She may not be the most popular or prettiest but if you love her and she makes you smile… what else matters?”

“The trust is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”

“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 (co-written with Curtis Mayfield), from the album Exodus, originally recorded on The Wailing Wailers (1965).

“There will never be any love at all.”

“You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love the 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.”

“One love, one heart, one destiny.”

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Bob Marley Quotes About Life

Bob Marley's Quotes About Life

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

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

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

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

“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.”

“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 been born in England, I could have been born in America, it makes no difference where me born because there is Babylon everywhere.”

“Every time I plant a seed, He says kill it before it grows, he says kill it before they grow.”

“Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. I just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.”

“Have no fear for atomic energy, ’cause none of them can stop the time.”

“I don’t know how to live well. I only know how to suffer.”

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

“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.”

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

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

“I only have one ambition, now. 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.”

“My feet is my only carriage.”

“My future is righteousness.”

“When the race gets hard to run. It means you just can’t take the peace.”

“When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet.”

“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)

“In this great future, you can’t forget your past.” — No Woman, No Cry, from the album Natty Dread (1974)

“Don’t gain the world and lose your soul. Wisdom is better than silver and gold.” – Zion Train, from the album Uprising (1980)

“A hungry mob is an angry mob.” — Them Belly Full (But We Hungry), from the album Natty Dread (1974)

“They say: only the fittest of the fittest shall survive, stay alive!” – Could You Be Loved, from the album Uprising (1979)

“Truth is the light, so you never give up the fight.” – Final jamming of Live at the Roxy (recorded 1976).

“All dese governments and dis this and that, these people that say they’re here to help, why they say you cannot smoke the herb? Herb… herb is a plant, you know? And when I check it, I can’t find no reason.” “All they say is, ‘it make you rebel’. Against what?” – Interview (1979) with Dylan Taite in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

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

“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.”

“Rastafari is not a culture, it’s a reality.”

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

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

“Though the road’s been rocky it sure feels good to me.”

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Bob Marley Quotes On Happiness/ On God

Bob Marley Quotes On Happiness/ On God

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind.”

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

“Judge not, before you judge yourself.”

“Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny. – Zimbabwe, from the album Survival (1979)

“Alcohol makes you drunk, man. It doesn’t make you meditate, it just makes you drunk. Herb is more a consciousness.” – As recorded in a filmed interview (1979) with Dylan Taite in Aotearoa, New Zealand

“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

Man can’t do without God. Just like you’re thirsty, you have to drink water. You just can’t go without God.”

“I don’t dip on nobody’s side. I 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.”

“What we struggle to make of it is our sole gift to Jah. The process of what that struggle becomes, in time, the Truth.”

“The harder the battle the sweet of Jah victory.”

“I don’t stand for black man’s side, I don’t stand for white man’s side, I stand for God’s side.”

“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.”

“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 (co-written with Peter Tosh), from the album Burnin’ (1973)

“The devil ain’t got no power over me. The devil comes, and I shake hands with the devil. Devil has 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.”

“We JAH people can make it work.” —Work, from the album Uprising (1980)”

“Rastafari is not a culture, it’s a reality.”

“We Jah people can make it work.”

Bob Marley Quotes On Money

Bob Marley Quotes On Money

“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.”

“Money can’t buy life.”

“Your life is worth much more than gold.”

“I have a BMW. But only because BMW stands for and The Wailers, and not because I need an expensive car.”

“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.”

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

“My music will go on forever. Maybe it’s a fool saying that, but when I know facts I can say facts. My music will go on forever.”

“Hey mister music, sure sounds good to me I can’t refuse it what to be got to be.”

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

Bob Marley Quotes On Wisdom

Bob Marley Quotes On Wisdom

“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.”

“None but ourselves can free our minds.”

“Truth is the light.”

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

“I am a common-sense man. That means when I explain things, I explain it in a very simple way; that means if I explain it to a baby, the baby will understand too, you know.”

“None but ourselves can free our minds.”

“Tell the children the truth.”

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

“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.” —As quoted in Rolling Stone’s The Immortals (2004) Bob

“Until the end of the world, all whys will be answered, but now, you can only ask!”

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

“What important is man should live in righteousness, in natural love for mankind. – Interview by Karl Dallas, Rock’s Backpages Audio, July 1975”

“Until the philosophy which hold one race superior / And another / Inferior / Is finally / And permanently / Discredited / And abandoned / -Everywhere is war – / Me say war. – From the song, “War”, Marley took these lines from a speech by Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I before the United Nations General Assembly on 4th October 1963.

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

“Prejudice is a chain, it can hold you. If you are prejudiced, you can’t move, you keep prejudice for years. Never get anywhere with that.”

“So before you point your fingers make sure your hands are clean.”

“Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.”

“It is better to live on the housetop than to live in a house full of confusion.” —Running Away, from the album Kaya”

“It’s your own conscience that is gonna remind you; that it’s your heart and nobody else’s that is gonna judge.”

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

“Man is a universe within himself.”

“And what has been hidden from the wise and the prudent been revealed in the mouth of the toddlers” –Forever Loving Jah, from the album Uprising (1980)”

“Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but it’s everything in between that makes it all worth living.”

“Don’t complicate your mind.”

“Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cos every little thing is gonna be alright.” —Three Little Birds, from the album Exodus (1977)

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind. Have no fear for atomic energy, ’cause none of them can stop the time.” – Redemption Song, from the album Uprising (1979)

“Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.”

Bob Marley Quotes On Relationships

“Some will hate you pretend they love you now then behind they try to eliminate you.”

“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.”

Bob Marley Quotes About Women

“The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.”

“Life and Jah are one and 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.”

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

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