34 Damian Marley Quotes On Success In Life

Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley is a Jamaican DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer. A renowned lyricist, Damian is the youngest son of reggae singer Bob Marley. He was two years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. His nickname “Junior Gong” is derived from his father’s nickname of “Tuff Gong”. Damian has been performing since the age of 13. He is the recipient of four Grammy Awards. These Damian Marley quotes will motivate you.

Best Damian Marley Quotes

  1. “Your body’s just a vehicle, transporting the soul. It’s what’s inside of people, is beauty to behold.” ~ Damian Marley
  2. “Vexation of spirit is a waste of time Negative thinking, don’t you waste your thoughts Verbal conflict is a waste of word Physical conflict is a waste of flesh People will always be who they want And that’s what really makes the world go round Unconditional love is scarce.” ~ Damian Marley
  3. “The victory’s found in truth, like innocence found in youth Self defeat is your own dispute” ~ Damian Marley

  4. “The average man can’t prove most of the things that he chooses to speak of, and still won’t research and find out the root of the truth that you seek of” ~ Damian Marley
  5. “Did you know the pen is stronger than the knife: they can kill you once but they can’t kill you twice.” ~ Damian Marley
  6. “A revolution is to bring on change and we’re spiritual people trying to bring on spiritual change. It might sound like I’m a dreamer, but economic models have reached their height of evolution. Technology has evolved. What hasn’t evolved is mankind’s spirituality; everything is from 3,000 years ago.” ~ Damian Marley
  7. “Poverty breeds a lot of things. When people are desperate and trying to survive, they do drastic things.” ~ Damian Marley
  8. “Everyone is related to Africa; everyone comes from Africa. We are all distant relatives.” ~ Damian Marley

  9. “Some boy nuh know dis, dem only come around like tourist. On the beach with a few club sodas. Bedtime stories, and pose like dem name Chuck Norris and don’t know the real hardcore.” ~ Damian Marley
  10. “Did you know that I exist before the earth and did you know my eyes are windows to the world.” ~ Damian Marley
  11. “Body have to physically strong and sturdy. Spiritually balanced fi clean and purge me. Mentally advanced fi always urge me. Read a couple books and challenge the clergy. Read a couple psalms up in the morning early.” ~ Damian Marley
  12. “Fear not of evil.. Everyday dem flesh it grow old
    Changes of the time take the toll.” ~ Damian Marley
  13. “We take for granted electricity, water, even concerts. Count your blessings.” ~ Damian Marley

  14. “It’s not like I go into the studio and say I’m going to try to make music to prove to somebody that I can make music.” ~ Damian Marley
  15. “Music is an expression of what’s inside of you. And that’s how I make music.” ~ Damian Marley
  16. “I find it very fascinating that one person or a group of people can get together as a choir and come up with a song that ends up inspiring people to create emotions, love and togetherness. Communication, which comes from this idea that sparks off of humanity and becomes something that is cherished and loved by the people, is very fascinating to me.” ~ Damian Marley Quotes
  17. “The greatest thing to me about Obama is not the individual, it does not have to do with Obama himself – it’s really about the people who have elected Obama. It demonstrates that people are ready for change, and I think Obama knows that, because he really came up from the people, the young generation especially. He motivated a lot of African Americans who never voted before to go and vote.” ~ Damian Marley
  18. “Did you know destruction of the soul is not the ending to life: Fear not of the Antichrist.” ~ Damian Marley

  19. “Nas is someone who can communicate with the streets and can still keep it real in terms of being human, he doesn’t try to be this super perfect person, but has respect for his history and for his ancestors and for spirituality. So Nas always displayed that in his music, while at the same time keeping it hard and something that you can relate to.” ~ Damian Marley
  20. “I used to buy records in high school. Mainly dancehall: Super Cat, Buju Banton.” ~ Damian Marley
  21. “Every one of my father’s songs is a lesson.” ~ Damian Marley

  22. “In Jamaica, them always have throwback riddims, recycled old beats, and the hardcore reggae scene is always present. You have faster stuff like the more commercialized stuff, but you always have that segment of music that is always from the core, from the original root of it. This year, you have seen a lot of it explode on the international scene. It’s great. People are looking for something different. Maybe there was too much of one thing, and now they’re looking for something fresh.” ~ Damian Marley
  23. “The UK is one of the places that has always been an advocate of my music and I spend a lot of time touring here. I’ve got family and friends over here, but more than that, there’s a large Jamaican community and the Jamaican culture is very widespread in the UK which I love.” ~ Damian Marley
  24. “Technology has changed things, same as everywhere. But the economy has changed drastically. When Jamaica first won independence, our dollar was stronger than the U.S. dollar. Now ours is about 90 to one. That’s had a big impact on crime and poverty.” ~ Damian Marley
  25. “Everything I’ve experienced, things that my friends have experienced and we talk about, things that are on the news – all aspects of life are in my message.” ~ Damian Marley

  26. “Toasting is basically what you call rapping. It came off of playing the beats at the parties, however, it be. You find a space in the beat, and you have somebody live just basically saying rhymes over the beat.” ~ Damian Marley
  27. “The UK crowds always have a lot of energy, and I’ve done some milestone shows there that I’m very proud of.” ~ Damian Marley
  28. “Politicians need to stop the violence because it has become a way of life in Jamaica. It’s the thing to do – be violent in Jamaica.” ~ Damian Marley
  29. “When you do an album about Africa, you can’t be too superficial.” ~ Damian Marley

  30. “I love hip-hop music, … It’s rebel music is how I like to speak about it. Hip-hop and reggae come from the same community as far as class…they both come from the bottom of society.” ~ Damian Marley
  31. “I would never say that being Bob Marley’s son has been a pressure. It has been a door opener.” ~ Damian Marley
  32. “I record all night and sleep all day.” ~ Damian Marley
  33. “Music is not like sports, where you can go and do a hundred reps in a gym and come out and be all buffed up.” ~ Damian Marley
  34. “I’m a fan of hip hop music, so I always used a hip hop element in my music anyway.” ~ Damian Marley

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