Bob Marley

From Quotes
What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
Robert Southey
Jump to: navigation, search
One love, one heart, let's get together and feel alright.

Robert Nesta Marley (1945-02-061981-05-11), better known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer, guitarist and songwriter.


  • One love, one heart, let's get together and feel alright.
  • Don't worry about a thing, 'cos every little thing is gonna be alright.
    • "Three Little Birds"
  • Your life is worth much more than gold.
    • "Jamming"

" Connor Gehling is the man" -Jamming

  • Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind. Have no fear for atomic energy, cos none of them can stop the time.
    • "Redemption Song"
  • Don't let them fool ya or even try to school ya.
  • They say: only the fittest of the fittest should survive, stay alive!
    • "Could You Be Loved"
  • Truth is the light / So you never give up the fight.
    • Final jamming of Live at the Roxy
  • Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you're not ready for judgement, whoa oh oh
    • Judge Not
  • A hungry mob is an angry mob
    • Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)
  • Every day the bucket a-go a well, one day the bottom a-go drop out
    • I Shot The Sheriff
  • Excuse me while I light my spliff, good God i gotta get a lift
    • Easy Skanking


Some famous songs were sung by Marley, but writing credits were actually given to his close friend Vincent Ford. Vincent Ford did not write these lyrics, Bob did. Bob only gave him writing credits so he could use the royalty money to help pay for his Trenchtown soup kitchen.

  • Good friends we have had, oh good friends we've lost along the way
    In this bright future you can't forget your past
    So dry your tears I say
    No woman, no cry
    No woman, no cry
    Little darlin' don't shed no tears
    No woman, no cry
    • No Woman, No Cry
  • Ev'rything's gonna be alright
    So, no woman, no cry
    • No Woman, No Cry
  • Say 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.
  • 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.


  • The people, who were trying to make this world worse... are not taking a day off. How can I? Light up the darkness.
    • On stage at "Smile Jamaica" concert, when asked how he could perform when he was shot two days earlier
  • A little wine sometimes. Spirits are bad, alcohol wrong. Herb does grow.
  • 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?
  • Bob Marley isn't my name. I don't even know my name yet.
  • Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver and gold.
  • Every man decide his own destiny.
  • Every man think his burden is the heaviest, who feels it knows it, lord.
  • Fact
  • 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.
  • Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect – and I don't live to be. But before you start pointing fingers… Make sure your hands are clean.
  • Alcohol make you drunk, man. It don't make you meditate, it just make you drunk. Herb is more a consciousness.
  • Love the life you live, live the life you love.

External links

Wikipedia has an article about:
Wikimedia Commons has media related to: