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Quotes van Bob Marley
Quotes van Bob Marley

Hier volgen bijna 100 quotes van Bob Marley, want Bob Marley is nog steeds hot. Je kunt overal vlaggen, posters en allerlei parafernalia (mooi woord voor rommel of meuk) van hem kopen.

Ook de quotes van Bob Marley zijn terug te vinden op die posters, op tatoeages en op muren. Hoewel deze rastaman continu stoned was, doet dit dit niet af aan de kwaliteit van de quotes. En vergeet niet: de Franse filosofen Jean-Paul Sartre en Albert Camus zaten ook zwaar aan dope en Friedrich Nietzsche was ook niet al te fris meer in zijn door syfilis aangetaste breintje.

Toch schreven ook deze mannen de mooiste dingen op papier. Want zoals het Bob het zei kon niemand het zeggen: “Herb is the healing of a nation. Alcohol is the destruction.”

Quotes van Bob Marley
Quotes van Bob Marley

Robert Nesta (Bob) Marley (Nine Miles, 6 februari 1945 – Miami, 11 mei 1981) was de belangwekkendste Jamaicaans reggae-artiest. Hij draagt niet voor niets de bijnaam “”The King of Reggae””. Marley was één van de belangrijkste verantwoordelijken voor de doorbraak van reggae buiten Jamaica en gold tevens als voorvechter van het rastafari leefwijze.

Bob Marley had tijdens de jaren 70 over de hele wereld grote reggaehits, als No Woman, No Cry en I Shot the Sheriff. Hij bracht reggaealbums uit zoals als Exodus en Uprising. Hij stierf op 36-jarige leeftijd aan een verwaarloosde ontsteking aan zijn teen, omdat hij dacht dat God en voldoende marihuana zijn teen wel zouden genezen.

Het verhaal gaat dat hij de ontsteking heeft opgelopen tijdens een gezellig partijtje voetballen tegen racistische skinheads in het Hyde Park in Londen.

Heel erg veel quotes van Bob Marley

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

abandoned…WAR! So that is prophecy, and everyone know that is truth. And it came out of the mouth of Rastafari.

Alcohol make you drunk, man. It don’t make you meditate, it just make you drunk. Herb is more a consciousness.

All dese governments and dis this and that, these people that say they’re here to help, why them say you cannot smoke the herb? Herb… herb is a plant, you know? And when me check it, me can’t find no reason. All them say is, ‘it make you rebel’. Against what?

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.

Bob Marley isn’t my name. I don’t even know my name yet.

But my hand was made strong by the hand of the Almighty.

Conquer the devils with a little thing called love.

Don’t forget your history nor your destiny.

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold…

Don’t worry about a thing, Every little thing is gonna be alright.

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.

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

The sigularity 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.

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.

Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.

Excuse me while I light my spiff, Good god, I gotta take a lift.

Bob Marley – Live – Westfalenhalle, Dortmund (Rockpalast) – 1980

Facts an’ facts, an’ t’ings an t’ings: dem’s all a lotta fockin’ bullshit. Hear me! Dere is no truth but de one truth, an’ that is the truth of Jah Rastafari.

Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.

Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.

Herb is the healing of a nation. Alcohol is the destruction.

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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.

I drive a jeep. An old jeep, so nobody will say I’m driving a BMW anymore. I couldn’t stand that BMW, ha ha ha! BMW make pure trouble!

I love the development of music, that’s what I really dig about the who;e thing. How we’ve tried to develop , y’know? It grows. That’s why every day people come forward with new songs. Music goes on forever.

I think the most beautiful people are the ones who went through the toughest situations in life but still somehow manage to keep a smile on their face, especially if they have a bright personality to go along with that smile.

I was so high all the time, I do not remember having said all the shitty quotes attributed to me….

I went deep inside myself. I had time to explore my beliefs and because of that I’m stronger.

If I was educated, I’d be a damn fool.

If she’s amazing, she wont be easy. If she’s easy, she wont be amazing. If she’s worth it, You wont give up. If you give up, You’re not worthy…Truth is, Everybody is going to hurt you. You just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.

If you get down and quarell everyday, you’re saying prayers to the devil, I say.

In the abundance of water a fool is thirsty.

In this great future you can`t forget your past.

It is better to live on the house top than to live in a house full of confusion.

Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you’re not ready for judgement.

Bob Marley: Live in Santa Barbara


Just can’t live that negative way…make way for the positive day!

Lets get together and feel alright.

Life and Jah are one in the same. Jah is the gift of existence. I am in some way eternal, I will never be

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!

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

Love the life you live. Live the life you love.

Love would never leave us alone.

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.

Money can’t buy you Life.

Most people think great god will come from the sky.

My father was white and mother was black. Then call me half-caste or what ever. I don’t dip on nobody’s side. I dip on God’s side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.

My future is righteousness.

My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.

My music will go on forever. Maybe it is a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.

Never play with peoples mind.

No woman, no cry.

None but ourselves can free our minds.

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

One Love, One Heart and One Destiny. Don’t give up the fight, Stand up for your rights.

Only once in your life, I truly believe, You find someone who can completely turn your world around.

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

Overcome the devils with a thing called love.

People taking a day off from making this world worse. Why should I take a day off from making it better. Truth is the light so you never give up the fight.

People want to listen to a message, word from Jah. This could be passed through me or anybody. I am not a leader. Messenger. The words of the songs, not the person, is what attracts people.

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

Rise O fallen fighters, rise and take your stance again, He who fight and run away, Live to fight another day.

Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.

The biggest coward is a man who awakens a woman’s love with no intention of loving her.

The biggest man you ever did see was once a baby.

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.

The good times of today, are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.

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.

The harder the battle the sweet of jah victory.

The more you accept herb, the more you accept rastafari.

The people who are trying to make this world worse, Are not taking a day off. How can I?

The power of philosophy floats through my head, Light like a feather, Heavy as Led.

Dit is het einde van de quotes van Bob Marley

The stone that the builder refused to lay should always be the head corners stone, You’re a builder baby’ here I am a stone.

The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.

They laugh at me because I am different. I laugh at them because I’m high as fuck.

They say: only the fittest of the fittest shall survive, stay alive.

Though the road’s been rocky. It sure feels good to me.

To make marijuana against the law is like saying God made a mistake.

To make music is a life that I have to live.

Today, people struggle to find what’s real. Everything has become so synthetic that a lot of people, all they want is to grasp onto hope.

Until the philosophy which hold one race superior and another inferior is finally discredited and

We don’t have education, we have inspiration; if I was educated I would be a damn fool.

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.

When one door is closed, many more is open.

When the race gets hard to run, it means you just can’t take the pace.

When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.

Who are you to judge me, and the life I live? I know that I am not perfect, and that i don’t claim to be. So before you point your fingers, make sure hands are clean.

You ain’t gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.

You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people

You can’t find the right roads when the streets are paved.

You have to be someone.

You just can’t live in that negative way… make way for the positive day.

You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect – you aren’t either, and 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 about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows 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.

De afsluitende quotes van Bob Marley

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.

You say you love rain, but you see an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it comes you close your window. So that’s why I’m scared when you say you love me.

Your worst enemy could be your best friend, and your best friend your worst enemy.

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