The Most Inspiring Bob Marley Quotes on Life, Relationship and Happiness

The Most Inspiring Bob Marley Quotes on Life, Relationship and Happiness


Robert Nesta Marley aka Bob Marley born on February 6th, 1945 was a Jamaican Singer, songwriter, musician, guitarist and an Inspiration for many.

Bob Marley lost his life to cancer on May 11th, 1981. Although he lived a short life, he achieved greater heights in the shortest time. Bob Marley is remembered more as a Philosopher than a Musician. He is among the wisest philosophical figures of the 20th Century. Whether through his lyrics, recorded interviews or his actions, Bob always tried to share his spiritual wisdom with the world.

Even though he is not among us today, his words continue to inspire, motivate, and enlighten us. Here are 35 Bob Marley Quotes that will help you decode life and relationships.

 

Bob Marley Quotes

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Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you. You just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

We got to fight the system, because God never made no difference between black, white, blue, pink or green. People is people, y’know. That’s the message we try to spread. – Bob Marley

 

Your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! – Bob Marley

 

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

 

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

 

One love, one heart. Let’s get together and feel all right. – Bob Marley

 

God create you to be free. Free up yourself, otherwise you worthless. – Bob Marley

 

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Bob Marley love quotes

 

The biggest coward is a man who awakens a woman’s love with no intention of loving her. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect—you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break—her heart. So don’t hurt her, don’t change her, don’t analyze 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. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

Have no fear for atomic energy, ’cause none of them can stop the time. – Bob Marley

 

Light up the darkness. – Bob Marley

 

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

 

Inside of yourself there is a truth, which is G-d. And if you’re gonna do something, than do it for the benefit of righteousness. – Bob Marley

 

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Bob Marley quotes

 

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

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. – 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. – Bob Marley

 

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

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

 

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Bob Marley quotes

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold. – Bob Marley

 

If something can corrupt you, you’re corrupted already. – Bob Marley

 

When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet. – Bob Marley

 

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds. – Bob Marley

 

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

 

Bob Marley Quotes
Bob Marley Quotes

 

The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

I no have education. I have inspiration. If I was educated I would be a damn fool. – Bob Marley

 

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

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

Bob Marley Quotes
Bob Marley Quotes

 

The day you stop racing is the day you win the race. – Bob Marley

 

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. – Bob Marley

 

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

 

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