The Future Is The Beginning: The Words and Wisdom of Bob Marley
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The Future Is The Beginning: The Words and Wisdom of Bob Marley is a short collection of musings and poetry by Bob Marley. Gerald Hausman, a teacher of creative writing, would take his students to the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston, Jamaica. On the second floor in an open room Neville Garrick, a good friend of Bob Marley and visual artist, had wallpapered the room from floor to ceiling with Bob Marley's spoken word.
For years Hausman and his students would study the words of the third worlds first...more
My favorite Bob Marley quote of all time is “Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.” Now that is wisdom.
I think HUGE Bob Marley fans will enjoy this collection of quotes and photos, but those (like me) who have just admired his philosophy of peace and tolerance may want to move on to another book.
While I am all-for the philosophies of peace and tolerance, I sometimes didn't feel that coming through in the selected quoted in this book. I guess I also didn't realize how incredibly religious Bob Marley was (admittedly I've nev ...more
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