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10 Bob Marley Phrases You Should Know

Legendary Reggae singer and songwriter, Bob Marley is known for his utterances of words of wisdom and inspiration. Through his music, recorded interviews and concerts, he constantly shared positive, uplifting quotes.

Here is a compiled list of daily reminders:

“Don’t worry about a thing, every little thing is gonna be alright.”
Perhaps the most popular words uttered by Marley, that reassures us that despite how tough things get, in the end things will be fine.

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
This beautiful quote challenges you on deciding how much pain you are willing to go through for the ones you love.

“You’re not supposed to feel down over whatever happens to you. I mean, you’re supposed to use whatever happened to you as some type of upper, not a downer.”
Marley encourages you to not dwell on the bad things happening to you, but to use it as motivation.

“When one door is closed, many more open.”
When you lose an opportunity or a chapter in your life closes, do not lose hope; Shift your attention on what you still have and what other opportunities are available.

“The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?”
Choose to be positive and radiate that positivity always; Share that positive energy with everyone you meet.

“Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.”
This is a reminder that true happiness comes from within and not from material things.

“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”
Until your personal strength is challenged beyond limits you never imagined, you will never realize how strong you really are.

“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.”
This quote depicts Marley’s philosophy on life and reminds us that wealth is measured by a man’s ability to positively impact those around him.

“Love the life you live. Live the life you love.”
Live a life that pleases you and makes you happy. Take the adventures, talk to strangers and do whatever excites you!

“Just because you are happy, it does not mean that the day is perfect, but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.”
Your happiness should not be tied to circumstances.

Photo Courtesy: Bob Marley’s Instagram

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