150 Best Bob Marley Quotes on Love, Life and Happiness

Read the best collection of Bob Marley quotes, sayings, and lyrics that will inspire and encourage you to live your life to the fullest.

Bob Marley, the original name was Robert Nesta Marley was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician who became one of the most influential figures in the history of reggae music

Bob Marley’s wise words and music will live on for ages! Bob was much more than a leader of a band, he was a public figure who used his voice to stand for something right and encourage people to be righteous.

Over the course of his career, He recorded more than a dozen albums, many of which are now considered classics of reggae music.

His profound words and music had a deep impact on both Jamaican and international audiences, and he became a symbol of hope and resistance for people around the world who were fighting for freedom and social justice.

Although Bob Marley’s life was short-spanned, his influence on the music community and people was enormous.

Bob Marley’s music and message continue to inspire people around the world, and his legacy as a musician and a cultural icon remains strong.

Top 10 Bob Marley Quotes

  1. “Light up the darkness.” ― Bob Marley                                                                                                                                      bob marley quote
  2. “One love, one heart, one destiny.” ― Bob Marley                                                                                                     

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    Bob Marley love quotes
  3. “When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.” ― Bob Marley
  4. “Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” – Bob Marley                                                                               

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    bob marley quotes
  5. “Love the life you live. Live the life you love.” – Bob Marley                                                                                          Best Quotes by Bob Marley
  6. “Every man got the right to decide his own destiny.” – Bob Marley                                                                                  Bob Marley Picture Quotes
  7. “The day you stop racing, is the day you win the race.” – Bob Marley                                                                          bob marley quotes about life
  8. “Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.” – Bob Marley                                              bob marley quotes images
  9. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Bob Marley                                                                                                                                                                                      Bob Marley inspirational quotes
  10. “The truth is, everyone, is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” – Bob Marley                                                                                                                                                                            bob marley quotes about love

Famous Bob Marley Love Quotes

  1. “Love would never leave us alone.” ― Bob Marley
  2. “There will never be no love at all.” ― Bob Marley
  3. “You have to be someone.” ― Bob Marley
  4. “Overcome the devils with a thing called love.” – Bob Marley
  5. “They say life is a stream, that will find its’ course.” ― Bob Marley
  6. One love, one heart . . . Let’s get together and feel all right” ― Bob Marley,  – Legend
  7. “She may not be the most popular or prettiest, but if you love her and she makes you smile, what else matters?” – Bob Marley
  8. “The biggest coward is a man who awakens a woman’s love with no intention of loving her.” – Bob Marley
  9. “If you can love the wrong person that much, imagine how much you can love the right one.” ― Bob Marley
  10. “she may not be the most popular or prettiest but if you love her and she makes you smile.. what else matters?” ― Bob Marley
  11. “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.” ― Bob Marley

Bob Marley Quotes

  1. “Tell the children the truth.” – Bob Marley
  2. “When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet.” – Bob Marley
  3. “The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.” – Bob Marley
  4. “Though the road’s been rocky, it sure feels good to me.” – Bob Marley
  5. “What important is man should live in righteousness, in natural love for mankind.” – Bob Marley
  6. “And no matter what game they play We got something they can never take away.” ― Bob Marley
  7. “You can fool some people sometimes but you can’t fool all the people all the time” ― Bob Marley
  8. “I have no education, I have inspiration. If I was educated, I would be a damn fool.” ― Bob Marley
  9. “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.” – Bob Marley
  10. “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.”– Bob Marley

Inspirational Bob Marley Quotes About Life

  1. “The fittest of the fittest shall survive !” ― Bob Marley
  2. “It takes a revolution to make a solution.” ― Bob Marley
  3. “Live for yourself and you will live in vain; Live for others, and you will live again.” – Bob Marley
  4. “Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.” – Bob Marley
  5. “Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!” – Bob Marley
  6. “Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?” ― Bob Marley
  7. “The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?” – Bob Marley
  8. “Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but its everything in between that makes it all worth living.” – Bob Marley
  9. “Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.” – Bob Marley
  10. “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
  11. “Before you start pointing fingers… make sure your hands are clean!” ― Bob Marley

Bob Marley Quotes About Money

  1. “Money can’t buy you life” ― Bob Marley
  2. “Forget your troubles and dance.” ― Bob Marley
  3. “Your life is worth much more than gold.” ― Bob Marley
  4. “If something can corrupt you, you’re corrupted already.” ― Bob Marley
  5. “Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.” ― Bob Marley
  6. “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
  7. “Man is a universe within himself.” ― Bob Marley
  8. “None but ourselves can free our minds.” ― Bob Marley
  9. “When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open.” ― Bob Marley
  10. “You can’t run away from yourself.” ― Bob Marley
  11. “Hey, lively up yourself.” ― Bob Marley

Best Bob Marley Quotes On Relationships

  1. “No woman. No Cry.” – Bob Marley (Song)
  2. “In the abundance of water, a fool is thirsty.” – Bob Marley
  3. “The most beautiful curve on a woman’s body is her smile” ― Bob Marley
  4. “It’s me love that you’re running from.”― Bob Marley (Waiting In Vain Song)
  5. Some will hate you pretend they love you now then behind they try to eliminate you.
  6. “Being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that’s so real it scares you.” ― Bob Marley
  7. Don’t trust people whose feelings change with time. Trust people whose feelings remain the same, even when the time changes.
  8. “Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around.” ― Bob Marley
  9. “True friends are like stars; you can only recognize them when it’s dark around you.”  Bob Marley
  10. 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 Music Quotes (Lyrics)

  1. “My music will go on forever.” ― Bob Marley
  2. “Rise up this mornin’, smile with the risin’ sun.” ― Bob Marley (Three Little Birds Song)
  3. “Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright.” ― Bob Marley
  4. “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley
  5. “My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.” ― Bob Marley
  6. “Make love and not war! ‘Cause we don’t need no trouble.” ― Bob Marley
  7. “In life I know there’s lots of grief, but your love is my relief.”― Bob Marley (Waiting In Vain)
  8. “Smelling the air when spring comes by raindrops reminds us of youthful days.” ― Bob Marley (Hallelujah)
  9. “We know where we’re going; we know where we’re from.” ― Bob Marley (Exodus)
  10. “They don’t want to see us live together; all they want us to do is keep on killing one another.” ― Bob Marley (Top Rankin’)
  11. “Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, don’t give up the fight.” ― Bob Marley (Get Up, Stand Up)

Deep Bob Marley Quotes

  1. “Rastafari not a culture, it’s a reality.” ― Bob Marley
  2. “My future is righteousness.” ― Bob Marley
  3. “I know I’m not perfect and I don’t live to be.”―  Bob Marley
  4. “Don’t let them change you….or even re-arrange you.” ― Bob Marley
  5. “Herb is the healing of a nation, alcohol is the destruction.” ― Bob Marley
  6. “In this bright future, you can’t forget your past.” ― Bob Marley
  7. “The most beautiful things are not perfect, they are special.” ― Bob Marley
  8. “If you get down and quarrel every day, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.” ― Bob Marley
  9. “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
  10. “Judge not before you judge yourself. Judge not if you’re not ready for judgment.” ― Bob Marley
  11. “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.” ― Bob Marley
  12. “I’ve been here before and will come again, but I’m not going this trip through.” ― Bob Marley
  13. “until the end of the world,all whys will be answered,but now,you can only ask!” ― Bob Marley, Bob Marley Talking
  14. “You find strength in knowing you have a true friend and possibly a soul mate who will remain loyal to the end.” ― Bob Marley


Robert Marley was born in Nine Mile, Jamaica in 1945 and grew up in poverty.

He began his music career in the early 1960s with The Wailers and went on to become a global icon for reggae music, Rastafarianism, and social justice. He passed away in 1981 at the age of 36 from cancer.

It’s worth noting that while these quotes are attributed to Bob Marley, the exact phrasing and wording may vary slightly depending on the source.

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