20 of Bob Marley Inspiring Life Quotes That Will Change Your Life

Category: QUOTES Published: Monday, 31 December 2018 Written by Life Coach Efosa Emovon


Bob Nester Marley is rated as one of the greatest musicians of all time. This king of reggae music who rose from anonymity to become an international and musical icon started his music career in 1963, with the group the Wailers. Marley pursued a solo career in 1974, after the breakup of his music group.

After meeting with the founder of island music Chris Blackwell on 3 June 1977, Marley under island music released exodus, an album which introduced him to the world audience and registered him as one of the bestselling artists of all time.

Exodus stayed on the British album charts for 56 consecutive weeks and was named “Best album of the century” by T ime magazine in 1999. In 1884, Marley released his legend album which became the bestselling reggae album of all time.

An injury he sustained while playing football led doctors to discover a tumor in his toe. He was told he would live on the condition that he allows his toe to be amputated but Marley refused for religion seek. Marley was a musician and a philosopher who touched many lives with his music of hope and peace.

He was an enthusiast of the Rastafarian religion who practiced what he preached. Yes, other great and powerful musicians such as Michael Jackson and co came after him but one thing is certain, Marley was unique.

If you can reflect on his words of wisdom and act on them, there is no doubt, you will definitely see further. Of course, his philosophies will empower you for greatness. 20 of Bob Marley inspiring life quotes that will change your life. Stay motivated with it.


1. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”


2. "Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright."


3. "You just can’t live in that negative way, make way for that positive day."


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


5. "Live for yourself and you will live in vain, live for others, and you will live again."


6. "None but ourselves can free our minds."


7. "Don’t give up the fight, stand up for your rights."


8. "Don’t trust people whose feelings change with time. Trust people whose feelings remain the same, even when the time changes."


9. "If something can corrupt you, you are corrupted already."


10. "In this great future you can’t forget your past."


11. "In the abundance of water a fool is thirsty."


12. "Open your eyes look within. Are you satisfied with the life you are living."


13. "Everyman got a right to decide his own destiny."


14. "The heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory."


15. "Put your vision to reality."


16. "Your life is worth much more than gold."


17. "Some people feel the rain, others just get wet."


18. "Don’t complicate your mind."


19. "Light up the darkness."


20. "Man is a universe within himself."



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