Look back on the life of one of reggae's heroes — and learn to better appreciate your own life — with these inspiring Bob Marley quotes.
February 6th marks what would have been the 71st birthday of the most famous reggae musician of all time, Bob Marley. Nearly 35 years after his death, he remains an inspiration to millions worldwide. His philosophy of peace and love too often goes unheeded, which is why we wish to commemorate his life today with these insightful Bob Marley quotes:
The greatness of a man is not how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.Paul Weinberg
Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but it's everything in between that makes it all worth living.Flickr
You just can't live in that negative way. Make way for that positive day.Flickr
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.Wikipedia
Me only have one ambition, y'know. I only have one thing I really like tos ee happen. I like to see mankind live together... that's all.
The winds that sometimes take something we love are the same that bring us something we learn to love. Therefore we should not cry about something that was taken from us, but, yes, love what we have been given; because what is really ours is never gone forever.DeviantArt/Mike McNary
I went deep inside myself. I had time to explore my beliefs and because of that I'm stronger.Wikimedia
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.
Love the life you live, live the life you love.
Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect, but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.Pixabay
The day you stop racing is the day you win the race.DeviantArt/Mike McNary
Every man has the right to decide his own destiny.Wikimedia
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?Wikimedia
Live for yourself and you will live in vain; live for others, and you will live again.DeviantArt
Man is a universe within himself.DeviantArt
Overcome the devils with a thing called love.Flickr
If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you won't give up. If you give up, you're not worthy.Wikimedia
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.DeviantArt
You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.Flickr/Steve Bennett
The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.DeviantArt
Being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure.Flickr
Don't trust people whose feelings change with time. Trust people whose feelings remain the same, even when the time changes.Pixabay
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