Quote Of The Day #34
“Emancipate Yourselves From Mental Slavery. None But Ourselves Can Free Our Minds.”
“Live for yourself and you will live in vain; Live for others and you will live again.”
Robert Nesta Marley
Jamaican Singer & Song-writer
Risen: February 6th 1945 - Fallen: May 11th 1981
“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.”
Being introduced to Rastafarianism (by his wife, Rita Marley) was a major milestone in Marley’s life. Through a three year journey, he was able to fully embrace this life style which led to a monumental influence in his music and the reggae genre in general.
”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.”
A Few Of Bob Marley’s Accomplishments:
A member of a successful group called ‘The Wailers’ (forming in 1963, Jamaica)
‘Exodus’ remained on the British Charts for 56 weeks
His success introduced reggae music to the a western world for the first time.
Gained an International Status.
Successfully toured the European.
The only foreign artist to participate in the Independence Ceremony Of Zimbabwe.
Performed two shows at Madison Square Gardens.
Decades later, Bob Marley is still influencing the world and selling millions of records.
”... The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
“Some People Feel The Rain; Others Just Get Wet.”
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