50 Famous Bob Ross Quotes to Make Your Life Better

50 Famous Bob Ross Quotes to Make Your Life Better

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Born on 29th October 1942, Bob Ross was a well known American art instructor and painter. He also created and hosted The Joy of Painting, a television program from 1983 to 1994. It was aired on PBS in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe.

His love for paintings is something he was famous for. He had a very unique and straightforward approach to art and paintings. He painted mountains and trees with all his knowledge and experience in his tingle-inducing tones.

We bring some of the most famous and inspiring Bob Ross quotes about life to give you a better perspective about life and art. Let us take you on a virtual journey of wisdom with these inspiring quotes by Bob Ross.

“We don’t make mistakes; we just have happy accidents.”

Bob Ross, Bob Ross’s ‘Joy of Painting’ remixed by Symphony of Science – video” by Tom Eames, www.digitalspy.com. July 26, 2012.

“Whatever makes you happy, you put in your world.”

Bob Ross

“It’s so important to do something every day that will make you happy.”

Bob Ross

“People might look at you a bit funny, but it’s okay. Artists are allowed to be a bit different.”

Bob Ross

“It’s hard to see things when you’re too close. Take a step back and look.”

Bob Ross

“Never think about the mistakes you made. Think about the mistakes you will make.”

Bob Ross

“Possessing talent is nothing more than the continuous pursuit of a life-long interest.”

Bob Ross

“You do your best work if you do a job that makes you happy.”

Bob Ross

“You can do anything your heart can imagine.”

Bob Ross

“The secret to doing anything is believing you can do it.”

“If I paint something, I don’t want to have to explain what it is.”

Bob Ross

“I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the ‘Mona Lisa’ with a two-inch brush.”

Bob Ross

“There’s nothing in the world that breeds success like success.”

Bob Ross

“If you do too much, it’s going to lose its effectiveness.”

Bob Ross

“You need the dark in order to show the light.”

Bob Ross

“How do you make a round circle with a square knife? That’s your challenge for the day.”

Bob Ross

“Isn’t it fantastic that you can change your mind and create all these happy things?.”

Bob Ross

“We don’t really know where this goes – and I’m not sure we really care.”

Bob Ross

“Anytime you learn, you gain.”

Bob Ross

“Remember how free clouds are. They just lay around in the sky all day long.”

“The secret to doing anything is believing that you can do it. Anything that you believe you can do strong enough, you can do. Anything. As long as you believe.”

Bob Ross

“Look around. Look at what we have. Beauty is everywhere—you only have to look to see it.”

Bob Ross

“Be so very light. Be a gentle whisper.”

Bob Ross

“We want happy paintings. If you want sad things, watch the news.”

Bob Ross

“They say everything looks better with odd numbers of things. But sometimes I put even numbers – just to upset the critics.”

Bob Ross

“Don’t forget to make all these little things individuals — all of them special in their own way.”

Bob Ross

“Just let go — and fall like a little waterfall.”

Bob Ross

“We don’t laugh because we feel good, we feel good because we laugh.”

Bob Ross

“Use absolutely no pressure. Just like an angel’s wing.”

Bob Ross

“I guess I’m a little weird. I like to talk to trees and animals. That’s okay though; I have more fun than most people.”

“I don’t intimidate anyone. Instead, I try to get people to believe in themselves”.

Bob Ross

“All you need to paint is a few tools, a little instruction, and a vision in your mind”.

Bob Ross

“I never turn down requests for interviews. I’m just rarely asked.”

Bob Ross

“I can’t think of anything more rewarding than being able to express yourself to others through painting.”

Bob Ross

“This is your world. You’re the creator. Find freedom on this canvas. Believe that you can do it, ‘Cause you can do it. You can do it”.

Bob Ross

“Don’t forget to tell these special people in your life just how special they are to you.”

Bob Ross

“I stay hidden. I’m sort of hard to find.”

Bob Ross

“I know you can do this. So certainly, if I know it, you know it, too.”

Bob Ross

“Water’s like me. It’s lazy… Boy, it always looks for the easiest way to do things.”

Bob Ross

“I think there’s an artist hidden at the bottom of every single one of us.”

“I think each of us, sometime in our life, has wanted to paint a picture”.

Bob Ross

“You can do anything here — the only prerequisite is that it makes you happy”.

Bob Ross

“It’s life. It’s interesting. It’s fun.”

Bob Ross

“You can have anything you want in the world — once you help everyone around you get what they want.”

Bob Ross

“Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do.”

Bob Ross

“Put light against light – you have nothing. Put dark against dark – you have nothing. It’s the contrast of light and dark that each gives the other one meaning”.

Bob Ross

“We have no limits to our world. We’re only limited by our imagination.”

Bob Ross

“Let’s build us a happy little cloud that floats around the sky.”

Bob Ross, Attributed to Bob Ross in “Painter Bob Ross remains an iconic figure years after his death” by Ann Curry, NBC News, September 22, 2004

“I don’t know if anything in nature ever grows exactly the same, but they are always exactly as the way it should be, perfectly itself.”

Bob Ross

“Everyone is going to see things differently – and that’s the way it should be.”

Bob Ross has given us many valuable lessons through his paintings that we all can benefit from, whether or not you are a painter. He always spoke about embracing our mistakes and learning from them. We hope these famous Bob Ross quotes will help you in your life.
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