„Emancipate yourself from mental slavery,
None but ourselves can free our minds.“

—  Bob Marley

Redemption Song; the song was inspired by a speech by Marcus Garvey in Nova Scotia in October 1937, published in his Black Man magazine, Vol. 3, no. 10 (July 1938), pp. 7-11:
Uprising (1979)
Variant: None but ourselves can free our minds.
Context: Emancipate yourself from mental slavery,
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Have no fear for atomic energy,
'Cause none of them can stop the time.

„Ev'rything's gonna be alright
So, no woman, no cry.“

—  Bob Marley

Disputed, No Woman, No Cry, from the album Natty Dread (1974)

„The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.“

—  Bob Marley

Variant: The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.

„Herb… herb is a plant, you know? And when me check it, me can't find no reason. All them say is, 'it make you rebel'. Against what?“

—  Bob Marley

As recorded in filmed interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsfYAJ3dQyY&feature=player_embedded (1979) with Dylan Taite in Aotearoa, New Zealand
Context: All dese governments and dis this and that, these people that say they're here to help, why them say you cannot smoke the herb? Herb... herb is a plant, you know? And when me check it, me can't find no reason. All them say is, 'it make you rebel'. Against what?

„Won't you help to sing,
These songs of freedom?“

—  Bob Marley

Redemption Song
Uprising (1979)
Context: Won't you help to sing,
These songs of freedom?
'Cause all I ever had,
Redemption songs.

„Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights!
Get up, stand up: don't give up the fight!“

—  Bob Marley

Get Up, Stand Up, Burnin (1973), cowritten with Peter Tosh.
Song lyrics
Source: Bob Marley - Legend

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