Bob Marley whose actual name was Robert Nesta Marley gained his fame and popularity throughout the whole world for being a Jamaican singer cum songwriter. In the world of culture and music, this name has been sensational for the extraordinary talents in blending reggae, ska, and rocksteady in the compositions.
Robert Nesta Marley was born on 6th February 1945, in Jamaica. In his youth, Bob Marley started to focus on his music and finally belonged to the famous band 'The Wailers' where he partnered with many other singers like Junior Braithwaite, Bunny Wailer, and Peter Tosh. The debut of this band was made by the song 'Simmer Down.' His famous works have been released in the albums named 'Simmer Down,' 'Rude Boy,' 'Catch a Fire,' 'Soul Revolution,' etc. Bob has performed in many live concerts, and later he entertained the whole world with his records in 'Rastaman Vibration,' 'Kaya,' 'Exodus,' 'Babylon by Bus,' etc. Besides being a human being, Bob Marley was also known for his extremely generous nature and a lover of peace.
Besides performing in bands, Marley also spread his talents through recording and performing solo music among which the songs named ‘Do You Still Love Me?', 'Judge Not,' 'Terror,' and 'One Cup of Coffee' are still a heartthrob for a lot of youths of the world. For the extreme efforts and extraordinary talents, this singer has achieved many awards like the 'Peace Medal of the Third World', and the 'Jamaican Order of Merit'. Again, in the year 2000, he received the 'Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award' and entitled the 'Hollywood Walk of Fame,' and the 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.'
Bob Marley faced a fatal attack in his lungs and brain due to melanoma spreading all over his respiratory organs and passed away in the year 1981 on May 11th while he was only of 36 years of age. His last message to the world, “Money can’t buy life” is an inspiration.
"My feet is my only carriage."
"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."
"The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for."
"Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but it's everything in between that makes it all worth living."
"When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open."
"So before you point your fingers make sure your hands are clean."
"Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet."
"In this great future, you can't forget your past."
"Money can't buy life."
"Man is a universe within himself."
"Love the life you live, live the life you love."
"None but ourselves can free our minds."
"Judge not, before you judge yourself."
"Don't give up the fight, Stand up for your rights."
"Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen."
"When the root is strong, the fruit is sweet."
"Put your vision to reality."
Bob Marley, being one of the few artists who has left a legacy is ever remembered for his meaningful and inspiring lyrics and music. These selected quotes will surely leave you turning the negative into positive.