Bob Marley Quote
Song Lyrics - TrenchTown Rock (1973). Also quoted in the book: "Bob Marley: music, myth & the Rastas" (Carib-Arawak, 1976) by Henderson Dalrymple, p. 29.
“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!”
Wake Up and Live! on Survival (1979) - Song Lyrics
“I know that I'm not perfect and that I don't claim to be,
so before you point your fingers make sure your hands are clean”
Judge Not (1961) - Song Lyrics
“Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too,
so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you”
Song Lyrics - Judge Not (single, 1961)
Born: February 6, 1945
Died: May 11, 1981 (aged 36)
Bio: Robert Nesta Bob Marley was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae band Bob Marley & The Wailers. Marley remains the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience.
Quote of the day
“Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.”