The solution for mankind is of a spiritual nature. It is not a political or religious solution. It’s the ability to love each other. That’s the only solution I see.
I would look at a dog and when our eyes met, I realized that the dog and all creatures are my family. They’re like you and me.
Kids out there now have learning issues. Having mental issues. And everybody is looking towards what drug to give them, but is anyone looking at the food that the children are eating? What you’re eating has a big impact.
I believe we are all connected to other people. I am connected to people who are suffering. We all are.
Social revolutions and group revolutions are good, and we need that, but we also need personal revolution – revolution within ourselves that change who we are as people.
I don’t condemn and I don’t convert. I’ve been searching through books and bibles to find what this life is worth, and I’ve made up my mind: Love is my religion. You can take it or leave it, and you don’t have to believe it. Love is my religion
I think it’s wrong the way they criminalize herb. There are many more uses than just smoking. Beneficial to mankind.
Reggae has a philosophy, you know? It’s not just entertainment. There’s an idea behind it, a way of life behind the music, which is a positive way of life, which is a progressive way of life for better people.
There’s a rainbow in the sky, all the time, don’t be blind
The last thing my father told me was: ‘On your way up, take me up. On your way down, don’t let me down.’ A father telling his son that puts some responsibility on my shoulders. He told me that, and I take it very seriously.
Once you start messing with psychological well-being, we get more and more messed up.
Alcohol, tobacco, and pharmaceutical drugs are legal, but they can hurt a lot of people.
As an artist, I feel that my father’s biggest influence is me realizing that music has a purpose and it’s not just for business and that music is spiritual. I get that from him that music is a spiritual thing.
Screaming, it’s not me. I tried it before! Action is more my thing. Not talking. It’s hard for me to have word fights, fighting with words. I’d rather just listen.
I was 12 when my father passed, so I didn’t have a father during my teenage years.
My best business decision was to be independent as a musician and artist. My worst was compromising on certain aspects of a deal for the sake of other members of my group when I shouldn’t have, because I was right in the end.
I’m my own psychologist.
Art is always good. It just depends if you like or not.
Jamaica has problems; America has problems; everywhere has problems.
Success to me does not mean money.
The most important thing my father taught me is that every man has to stand up for his rights.