100+ Bob Marley Quotes and Sayings

Bob Marley Quotes: Robert Nesta Marley, better known as the Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley.

Following are popular Bob Marley quotes and sayings with images.

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“Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.”

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

“Love would never leave us alone.”

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

“Man is a universe within himself.”

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

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

“My feet is my only carriage.”

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

“You have to be someone.”

“Money can’t buy life.”

“Don’t complicate your mind.”

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

“My future is righteousness.”

“There will never be no love at all.”

“Your life is worth much more than gold.”

“None but ourselves can free our minds.”

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

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


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

“A hungry mob is an angry mob.”

“Rastafari not a culture; it’s a reality.”

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

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

“Overcome the devils with a thing called love.”

“My fear is my only courage.”

“Forget your troubles and dance.”

“Judge not, before you judge yourself.”

“Put your vision to reality.”

“Keep calm and chive on.”

“Don’t complicate your mind.”

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

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

“Every man got the right to decide his own destiny.”

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

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

Motivational Bob Marley Quotes 

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

“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.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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.”

“I will never regret you or say I wish I’d never met you, because once upon a time, you were exactly what I needed.”

“My fear is my only courage.”

“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…”

“Forget your troubles and dance.”

“The mind replays what the heart can’t delete.”

“Being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure.”

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

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

“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 jealously. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!”

“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.”

“Tell the children the truth.”

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

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

“The roads been rocky, but it sure feels good to me.”


“Man is a universe within himself.”

“If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.”

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

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

“Overcome the devils with a thing called love.”


“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.”

“Forget how much it hurts and try again.”

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

“I didn’t change, I just found myself.”

“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.”

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

“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.”

“And no matter what game they play we got something they can never take away.”

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

“The biggest coward is a man who awakens a women’s love with no intention of loving her.”

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

“What important is man should live in righteousness, in natural love for mankind.”

“None but ourselves can free our minds.”

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

“Never expect God to do for you what you don’t do to others.”

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“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.”

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

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

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“They say: only the fittest of the fittest shall survive, stay alive!”

“When one door is closed, don’t you know that many more are open?”

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“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.”

“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.”

“The winds that sometimes take something we love, are the same that bring us something we learn to love.”

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“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.”

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

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

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

“Every man got the right to decide his own destiny.”

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