Bob Marley Quotes on Legendary Reggae Singer’s Birthday

February 6, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Bob Marley, the legendary reggae singer, had what would be his 69th birthday on Thursday, Feb. 6.

Here’s 10 quotes from him:

 

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

“Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” ― Bob Marley

“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

“Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.” ― Bob Marley

“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

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

“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!” ― Bob Marley

“The first thing you must know about me is that I always stand what I stand for. Good? The second thing you must know about yourself listening to me is that words are tricky. So when you know what me a stand for, when me explain a thing to you, you must never try to look ‘pon it in a different way from what me a stand for.” ― Bob Marley

“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.” ― Bob Marley

“My music will go on forever. Maybe it’s a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.” ― Bob Marley

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