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

—  Bob Marley, Song lyrics, Get Up, Stand Up, Burnin (1973), cowritten with Peter Tosh.
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„Now it is time to stand up and fight back.… There are no good crackers, and if you find one, kill him before he changes.“

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„Truth is the light
So you never give up the fight.“

—  Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
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