Bob Marley Quotes About Love, Life & Happiness

Bob Marley's Legacy

When it's all said and done, Bob Marley may end up being one of the most influential singer-songwriters of all time. By praising God and singing about peace, love and freedom, Marley's music falls under a theme that will endure forever. If there's one thing that history has taught us, it is that future generations will continue to seek God and the peace, love and freedom that He offers. With that being said, I truly believe that the generations of the future will continue to listen to Bob Marley's music, not only because his music is great, but because of the message he delivered. Through his work, he became an international superstar that affected millions of people all around the world. It's been 30 years since Marley passed away and his music is more popular now than ever.

Marley's message was made evident through his lyrics and the quotes he made regarding love, life and happiness. I have compiled a list of quotes on Bob Marley's views and posted them below. I hope you enjoy.

Quotes About Love

-“Love would never leave us alone”

-“If puss and dog can get together, why cant we love one another?”

-“Conquer the devils with a little thing called love!”

-“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.”

-"One love, one heart, one destiny."

-"You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She's loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She's not perfect, you aren't either & the two of you may never be perfect together. But if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking of you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she know's you can break: her heart. So don't hurt her, don't change her, don't analyze 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."

-"I have got a running stream of love you see. So no matter what stages.. they put us through, we'll never be blue."

Quotes About Life

-"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?"

-“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!”

-"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"

-"When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open"

-"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."

-"The harder the battle the sweet of jah victory."

-"Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!"

-"Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight."

-"Man is a universe within himself."

Bob Marley Music

Quotes About Happiness

-"Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet."

-"Don't worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright."

-"Hey mister music, sure sounds good to me I can't refuse it what to be got to be."

-"Just can't live that negative way... make way for the positive day!"

-"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."

-"I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side.I stand for God's side."

-"When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet."

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WoodsmensPost 5 years ago from Arizona

Cool Hub- I am a huge fan of Bobs son KyMani. Great tunes, great lyrics and great quotes. Voted up


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Brent Hale 5 years ago Author

Thanks a bunch Woodsmen, I appreciate it. I'm not familiar with any of KyMani's music, so I'll have to check him out.


tdty 4 years ago

orar pela alma do rasta .


MOLLYSTO CRASTO 4 years ago

Am so Irri & i really can say BOB MARLEY iz e best artist in e World ever even if u don't believe in Lord Jah he iz e Creator of Heaven & Earth. Peace ,Love & Happiness Enjoy yr Lyf & Everything dat u Are Living One Love To Rastafarians MOLLYSTO CRASTO


Tori 4 years ago

Just getting into him love his quotes


Shona 4 years ago

None but ourselves can free our mind


Ras charly boi 4 years ago

BOB NESTA MARLEY is d mst n best artist wit his quotes n music u gt 2 knw wt lif realy ws he is my hero 2 me he is d bst


whiney 4 years ago

Bob Marley was one of the best artis in his time, he has brought all of his great music to my genration, showing younger kids its not all about, smoking pot, its about happness and Love. Yes Bobby wrote about pot because that's what made him happy, good made the pot so that's why he smoked it.


adele lomas 4 years ago

i love keaton, oh so much, one love babyyy :)


DUb 4 years ago

Brent, The quote about Women...If that is a Bob Marley quote, then I don't know BM. Not only does it NOT sound anything like Marley would ever say, I can't find a single actual source from a song, book, interview.


fred Lengwana 4 years ago

what i can say is that we rasta man is the image of God,i can this tru Bob Marley's music.


Yli 4 years ago

Hey Brent, help me out here, I share your quote on FB and now we have an ongoing discussion on whether he actually said those words, under LOVE the last quote and the longest. Could you give me some info on which song, interview etc. he said it? would help me out a lot. Thanks


Shazzar 4 years ago

Bob Marley is da bomb. Love his attitude to life


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manatita44 4 years ago from london

Thanks. Some Souls I really feel for: Mohammed Ali ... Bob Marley ... Jessie owens ... Martin Luther King ... Nelson Mandela ... Desmond Tutu ...

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