Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections
Me don't dip on nobody's side. Me don't dip on the black man's side, not the white man's side. Me dip on God's side, the one who create me and cause me to come from black and white.
Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow.
Everything is political. I will never be a politician or even think political. Me just deal with life and nature. That is the greatest thing to me.
The more people smoke herb, the more Babylon fall.
I've been here before and will come again, but I'm not going this trip through.
Man is a universe within himself.
Tell the children the truth.
Babylon is everywhere. You have wrong and you have right. Wrong is what we call Babylon, wrong things. That is what Babylon is to me. I could have born in England, I could have born in America, it make no difference where me born, because there is Babylon everywhere.
Bob Marley isn't my name. I don't even know my name yet.
You have to be someone.
You entertain people who are satisfied. Hungry people can't be entertained , or people who are afraid. You can't entertain a man who has no food.
My future is righteousness.
Money can't buy life.
Prejudice is a chain, it can hold you. If you prejudice, you can't move, you keep prejudice for years. Never get nowhere with that.
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.
I don't know how to live good. I only know how to suffer.
It take many a year, mon, and maybe some bloodshed must be, but righteousness someday prevail.
Rastafari not a culture, it's a reality.
Me is a common sense man. That mean when me explain things, me explain it in a very simple way; that mean if I explain it to a baby, the baby will understand too, you know.
My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.
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.
What important is man should live in righteousness, in natural love for mankind.