25 Best Bob Marley Quotes

Bob Marley was a great performer. These are 25 of his best quotes which you will truly enjoy.


When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open.
– Bob Marley

  1. Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
  2. Love the life you live. Live the life you love.
  3. Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold…
  4. Overcome the devils with a thing called love.
  5. Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you’re not ready for judgement.
  6. Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.
  7. When asked how he could perform 2 days after being shot: The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I? Light up the darkness.
  8. My future is righteousness.
  9. 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.
  10. Live for yourself and you will live in vain. Live for others and you will live again.
  11. Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?
  12. 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.
  13. The biggest coward is a man who awakens a woman’s love with no intention of loving her.
  14. Though the road’s been rocky, it sure feels good to me.
  15. When the race gets hard to run, it means you just can’t take the pace.
  16. Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.
  17. Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright.
  18. Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
  19. Love would never leave us alone.
  20. One good thing about music — when it hits you, you feel no pain.
  21. 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.
  22. Don’t forget your history, nor your destiny.
  23. The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
  24. Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!

-Bob Marley