25 Bob Marley Quotes About Peace, Love And Life

25 Bob Marley Quotes About Peace, Love And Life

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Robert Nesta Marley OM was born on 6 February 1945 in Nine Mile, British Jamaica. He was a Jamaican musician, singer and songwriter whose contributions to music increased the popularity of Jamaican music worldwide. Though he was a catholic, in the 1960s, he became interested in Rastafari beliefs and, after formal conversion, began to grow dreadlocks.

Bob Marley has been conferred with many awards and accolades during his lifetime and posthumously. Some of these include Rolling stone band of the year, Jamaican Order of Merit-nation’s third-highest honour, a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, Grammy lifetime achievement award and many more!

Marley also advocated for Pan-Africanism and supported the legalization of marijuana. Check out these 25 Bob Marley Quotes about peace, love and life.

Bob Marley Quotes About Peace.

Bob Marley has been an avid believer of peace and justice; it is proven by the fact that he received the Peace Medal of the Third World in June 1978 by the United Nations. Check out some of the Bob Marley quotes about peace!

“Do not gain the world & lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.”

Bob Marley

“Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right; Let’s get together and feel all right.”

Bob Marley in his song “one love“, Album “exodus“, 1977

“We should really love each other in peace and harmony, instead we’re fussin’ n fighting like we ain’t supposed to be.”

Bob Marley

“It is better to win the peace and to lose the war.”

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

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery.

None but ourselves can free our minds

Bob Marley in his “redemption song

I wish we were all hippies and did yoga, lived in cottages, smoked weed, accepted everyone for who they are, and listened to wonderful music. I wish money didn’t make us who we are. I just wish we could redo society.

Bob Marley

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

Bob Marley in his song “trenchtown rock

Bob Marley Quotes About Love.

Love has been a driving force in Marley’s life. There’s been a regular mention of love in his songs, writings, and interviews. Check out some of the best Bob Marley quotes about love!

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
“Conquer the devils with a little thing called love”

“One love, one heart, Let’s get together and feel alright.”

Bob Marley in his song “one love“, Album “exodus“, 1977

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

Bob Marley

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

Bob Marley

“Some will hate you, pretend they love you now

Then behind they try to eliminate you

But who Jah bless, no one curse

Thank God

We’re past the worse”

Bob Marley in his song “who the cap fit” Album “rastaman vibration
“She may not be the most popular or prettiest but if you love her and she makes you smile.. what else matters?”

“Love would never leave us alone.”

Bob Marley in his song “could you be loved” Album “uprising“, 1980

“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

Bob Marley Quotes About Life.

Marley was always high on life! He was a believer of Jah(God) and cherished every moment of his life. He believed in loving the life that has been given to an individual. His final words to his 12-year-old son were, “Money can’t buy life”, and he died of melanoma(cancer). So, let’s check out some of the inspiring and powerful Bob Marley quotes about life.

“Possession makes you rich? I don’t have that type of richness. My richness is life, forever.”

Bob Marley

“Your life is worth much more than gold.”

Bob Marley in his song “jamming” Album “Exodus” 1977
“Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.”

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

Bob Marley- ‘What we need is some positive vibration’ – a classic interview from the vaults”. Interview with Karl Dallas, for the Guardian in 1975

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

Bob Marley

“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!”

Bob Marley

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

Bob Marley excerpt from the book “the best of bob marley(songbook)
“Live for yourself and you will live in vain;
Live for others, and you will live again.”

Then Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga delivered a funeral eulogy to Marley, saying, “His voice was an omnipresent cry in our electronic world. His sharp features, majestic looks, and prancing style a vivid etching on the landscape of our minds. Bob Marley was never seen. He was an experience that left an indelible imprint with each encounter. Such a man cannot be erased from the mind. He is part of the collective consciousness of the nation.”

We couldn’t agree more with the words of Edward Seaga; one can never get enough of a personality like Marley. So if you enjoyed reading these 25 Bob Marley quotes about peace, love and life, then you should also check out these 50 Inspiring Bob Dylan Quotes on Music and Life!

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