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BOB MARLEY QUOTES ON LIFE, LOVE, RELATIONSHIP AND PEACE.

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In this article, we will be bringing to you the best Bob Marley quotes on life, love, relationship and peace, keep reading and do let us know your favorite Bob Marley quotes in the comments section below

Have you ever listened to a reggae music, sung by Bob Marley and not feel liberated and inspired? Yes when talking about music that has impacted positively  and brought about liberation, you cannot rule out  Bob Marley. His Songs were songs  that uplifted  the soul and tell a story about life, love and relationship generally. This article presents Motivational Quotes of Bob Marley about Life, Love and relationship, but first let’s get to know few things about the reggae legend. 

Robert Nesta Marley popularly known as Bob marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician who  was born to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker on  February 6, 1945. died on the 11th of may 1981.

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Bob Marley’s wife Rita Marley whom he tied the knot with in 1966, introduced him to ‘Rastafarianism’. His way of life changed drastically after he became a full rastafarian in 1969.

Bob Marley formed his own raggae band “Bob Marley and the Wailers” in 1963 and then released his first studio album “The Wailing Wailers” which featured one of his hit single which is still being played today, titled “one Love”. His songs went global, there by making him more famous both in Jamaica and across the continent. 

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As a result of controversies and political conflicts which resulted in the attack on Bob Marley, he had to flee to England where he lived in exile for years before he finally returned to his home country of Jamaica where he continued his tour. He later on the 11th of May 1981 after battling with cancer for years. 

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Though Bob Marley had died four decades ago, his music still lives on and his contributions to the progress of raggae music over the years will never be forgotten. There are so many quotes of Bob Marley about life, love and relationship which were also portrayed in the lyrics of his song. Some of those Motivational Quotes about life, love and relationship are what you will see in this article as you read further. 

Below are 124 Bob marley quotes on Life, love, relationship and peace

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

― Bob Marley quotes

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

― Bob Marley quotes

3. “Who are you to judge the life I live?

I know I’m not perfect

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-and I don’t live to be-

but before you start pointing fingers…

make sure you hands are clean!”

― Bob Marley

4. “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

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

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

7. “One love, one heart, one destiny.”

― Robert Marley

8. “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. … Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”

― Bob Marley, Guitar Chord Songbook – Bob Marley

9. “Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.”

― Bob Marley quotes

10. “love the life you live.

live the life you love.”

― Bob Marley

11. “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

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

― Bob Marley quotes

13. “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 quotes

14. “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 Marely quotes

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

― Bob Marley quotes

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

― Bob Marley quotes

17. “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.”

― Bob Marley quotes

18. “Live for yourself and you will live in vain;

Live for others, and you will live again.”

― Bob Marley quotes

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

― Bob Marley quotes

20. “Wake up and live”

― Bob Marley quotes

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

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley quotes

23. “Love would never leave us alone”

― Bob Marley quotes

24. “And no matter what game they play

We got something they can never take away”

― Bob Marley quotes

25. “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.” – Bob Marley

26. “The day you stop racing, is the day you win the race.”  – Bob Marley

27. “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.

28. “Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!” – Bob Marley,

29. “You can fool some people sometimes/but you can’t fool all the people all the time” – Bob Marley, Get Up Stand Up

30. “One good thing about music—when it hits you, you feel no pain” – Bob Marley, Trench Town Rock

31. “In the abundance of water, a fool is thirsty” – Bob Marley, Rat Race

32. “Don’t worry about a thing ’cause every little thing gonna be alright”– Bob Marley “Three Little Birds”

33. “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, no one but ourselves can free our minds” – Bob Marley, Redemption Song

34. “Overcome the devils with a thing called love.” – Bob Marley quotes

35. “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.” ― Bob Marley

36. “If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.” ― Bob Marley quotes

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

38. “Some will hate you pretend they love you now then behind they try to eliminate you.” ― Bob Marley quotes

39. “Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” – Bob Marley

40. “Though the road’s been rocky, it sure feels good to me.” – Bob Marley

41. “Every man got the right to decide his own destiny.”  – Bob Marley

42. “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

43. “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.” – Bob Marley quotes

44. “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 quotes

45. “My fear is my only courage.” – Bob Marley quotes

46. “Man is a universe within himself.” ― Bob Marley

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

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

49. All dese governments and dis this and that, these people that say they’re here to help, why them say you cannot smoke the herb? Herb… herb is a plant, you know? And when me check it, me can’t find no reason.” “All them say is, ‘it make you rebel’. Against what?

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

51. Every day the bucket a-go a well, one day the bottom a-go drop out.

52. Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow.

53. 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.

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

55. Love the life you live, live the life you love.

56. 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.

57. My feet is my only carriage.

58. “You have to be someone.”

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

60. “When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.”

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley, Bob Marley – Legend

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

― Bob Marley

63. “One love, one heart . . .

Let’s get together and feel all right”

― Bob Marley, Bob Marley – Legend

64. “You can fool some people some times but you cant fool all the people all the time”

― Bob Marley

65. “Your Worst Enemy Could Be Your Best Friend && Your Best Friend Your Worst Enemy”

― Bob Marley

66. “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

67. “It’s your own conscience

That is gonna remind you

That it’s your heart and nobody else’s

That is gonna judge.”

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

72. “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

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

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

76. “Don’t give up the fight,

Stand up for your rights.”

― Bob Marley

77. “There will never be no love at all.”

― Bob Marley

78. “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…”

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

80. “Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny”

― Bob Marley

81. “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.”

― Bob Marley

82. “Tell the children the truth.”

― Bob Marley

83. “Some Will Hate You Pretend They Love You Now Then Behind They Try To Eliminate You”

― Bob Marley

84. “Herb is the unification of mankind.”

― Bob Marley

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85. “If you get down and you quarrel everyday, you’re saying praises to the devil, I say.”

― Bob Marley

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

― Bob Marley

87. Money can’t buy you life.”

88. “My fear is my only courage.”

89. “Forget your troubles and dance.”

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

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

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

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

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

95. “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.”

96. “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.”

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

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

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

100. “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.”

101. “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.”

102. “Truth is the light.”

103. “Wake up and live.”

104. “Put your vision to reality.”

105. “Tell the children the truth.”

106. “My future is righteousness.”

107. “My feet is my only carriage.”

108. “Don’t complicate your mind.”

109. “Man is a universe within himself.”

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

111. “Judge not unless you judge yourself.”

112. “The fittest of the fittest shall survive !”

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

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

115. “When the root is strong, the fruit is 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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