40 Enlightening Bob Marley Quotes

Bob Marley is an internationally respected musician. Hailing from Jamaica, his music has influenced both minds and revolutions around the world. Much of his wisdom can be found in the lyrics of his songs. Here are 40 of Bob Marley’s most powerful words of wisdom:

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

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

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

4. “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.”

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

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

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

8. “Don’t complicate your mind.”

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

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

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

12. “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.”

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

14. “Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you’re not ready for judgment.”

15. “Man is a universe within himself.” 

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

17. “Judge not, before you judge yourself.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28. “Don’t worry about a thing, ’cause every little thing gonna be all right.”

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

30. “In the abundance of water a fool is thirsty.” 

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

32. “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.”

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

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

35. “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.”

36. “God create you to be free. Free up yourself, otherwise you worthless. ”

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

38. “Light up the darkness. ”

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

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