111-Best Bob Marley quotes of all time


Nesta Robert Marley popularly called Bob Marley (FEB. 6th, 1945 -MAY 11th, 1981)

Bob Marley have lived a short time with us during his ingenious music career, but his memory continues to linger on due to his doggedness fight for freedom of the oppress people, an advocate of love and peace for the people through his music career.  Below are 111 best Bob Marley quotes of all time to inspire you to greater height.


           Bob Marley quotes on love, life and freedom

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


  1. “To love is to risk, not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. to try is to risk failure. but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing.”


  1. “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.”


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


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


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


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


  1. “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.”


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


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



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


  1. “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.”



  1. “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.”


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



  1. “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.”


  1. “Make love and not war! ‘Cause we don’t need no trouble. What we need is love. To guide and protect us on. If you hope good down from above. Help the weak if you are strong now.”


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


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


  1. “Love, friendship, laughter… Some of the best things in life really are free.”


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



  1. “One love, one heart, let’s get together and feel alright.”


  1. “None but ourselves can free our minds.”


  1. “Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.”


  1. “Truth is the light.”


  1. “He’s not perfect. You aren’t either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can. He isn’t going to quote poetry, he’s not thinking about you every moment, but he will give you a part of him that he knows you could break. Don’t hurt him, don’t change him, and don’t expect for more than he can give. Don’t analyze. Smile when he makes you happy, yell when he makes you mad, and miss him when he’s not there. Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don’t exist, but there’s always one guy that is perfect for you.”


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


  1. “In the abundance of water – the fool is thirsty.”


  1. “The most beautiful things are not perfect, they are special”


  1. “True friends are like stars; you can only recognize them when it’s dark around you.”


  1. “Don’t Gain the World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver or Gold.”

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


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


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


  1. “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.”


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


  1. “beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living.”


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


  1. “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.”


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


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


  1. “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.”


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


  1. “Until the philosophy which hold one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned… Everything is war. Me say war. That until the’re no longer 1st class and 2nd class citizens of any nation… Until the color of a man’s skin is of no more significance than the color of his eyes, me say war. That until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard to race me say war!”


  1. “The hotter the battle the sweeter the victory.”


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


  1. “In high seas or in low seas, I’m gonna be your friend… I’m gonna be your friend. In high tide or in low tide, I’ll be by your side… I’ll be by your side.”



  1. “Ziggy, when you go up bring me up and when you go down don’t let me down. Stephen, Money can’t buy you life.”


  1. “Be humble because until the sun with all its grandeur, let the moon shine.”


  1. “Who so ever diggeth the pit, shall fall in it.”


  1. “Life, it’s life we deal with…He that sees the light and knows the light Shall live.”


  1. “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.”


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


  1. “Politics and church are the same. They keep the people in ignorance.”


  1. “It is better to live on the house top than to live in a house full of confusion.”


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


  1. “Today they say that we are free, only to be chained in poverty.”


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



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


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


  1. “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.”


  1. “A foolish dog barks at a flying bird.”


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


  1. “I handle fame by not being famous…I’m not famous to me.”


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


  1. “Overcome the devils with a thing called love.”


  1. “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.”


  1. “From the very first time I rest my eyes on you, girl, my heart says follow through.”



Bob Marley quotes about Happiness:

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


  1. “I woke up this morning,

smiled at the rising sun,

Three little birds sat on my door step,

singing sweet songs.”


  1. “Keep calm and chive on.”


  1. “I don’t know what happiness is. I don’t know what sweet caress is. Still, I’m always laughing like a clown.”


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


  1. “I’ll give you my phone number. When you worry, call me. I’ll make you happy.”


  1. “Nothing is wrong if it makes you happy.”


  1. “In high tide or in low tide, I’ll be by your side.”


       Bob Marley Inspirational quotes

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


  1. “Rise and take your stance once again.”


  1. “Memories of your childhood come back and are so clear and vivid it’s like being young again. Colors seem brighter and more brilliant. Laughter seems part of daily life where before it was infrequent or didn’t exist at all. A phone call or two during the day helps to get you through a long day’s work and always brings a smile to your face.”


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


  1. “You’re on a positive road. You have some type of direction where you’re going, so you have to just keep on going”


  1. “Football is a whole skill to itself. A whole world. A whole universe to itself. Me love it because you have to be skillful to play it! Freedom! Football is freedom.”


  1. “You have to be someone.”


  1. “The Truth An Offense But Not A Sin.”


  1. “It takes a revolution, to create a solution.”


  1. “My life is only important if i can help plenty of people”


  1. “Rise O fallen fighters, rise and take your stance again, He who fight and run away, Live to fight another day.”


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



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


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


  1. “Everything in life got its purpose. Find its reason in every season.”


  1. “Dry your tears, have no fears.”


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


  1. “If you don’t start somewhere, you’re gonna go nowhere.”


  1. “Good friends we have had, oh good friends we’ve lost along the way”


  1. “Men and people will fight you down when you see the light. Let me tell you if you are not wrong than everything is all right.”



Bob Marley Quotes about JAH (GOD)

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


  1. “Bless my eyes this morning, Jah sun is on the rise once again”


  1. “Me personally as a man is nothing without the inspiration of JAH”


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


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


  1. “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 that struggle becomes, in time, the Truth.”


  1. “Because when you unite, that is the power of God, you know. God love Love, which is unity. So, when you unite, you get the whole power of God. That’s what him want. Until Black people unite…if the Black people don’t unite, the world, no one, no one can live good.”


  1. “The bars could not hold me. Force could not control me. They tried to keep me down, but Jah put I around. Yes, I’ve been accused. Wrongly abused. But through the powers of the Most High, they’ve got to turn me loose.”


  1. “Jah come to break downpression, rule equality, wipe away transgression, set the captives free.”


Bob Malley Quotes on wealth

  1. “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.”


  1. Money can’t buy life.”


  1. “Your life is worth much more than gold.”


Bob Malley quotes on music

  1. 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.”


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


  1. “Forget your troubles and dance! Forget your sorrows and dance! Forget your sickness and dance! Forget your weakness and dance!”


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





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