Robert Norman Ross was an American painter, art instructor, and television host. Profoundly inspirational Bob Ross quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.
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Famous Bob Ross Quotes
Don’t forget to make all these little things individuals — all of them special in their own way.
Every day is a good day when you paint.
I think each of us, sometime in our life, has wanted to paint a picture.
We artists are a different breed of people. We’re a happy bunch.
It’s so important to do something every day that will make you happy.
Anytime you learn, you gain.
You too can paint almighty pictures.
Be so very light. Be a gentle whisper.
However you think it should be, that’s exactly how it should be.
Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do.
Didn’t you know you had that much power? You can move mountains. You can do anything.
I think there’s an artist hidden at the bottom of every single one of us.
Don’t forget to tell these special people in your life just how special they are to you.
I taught my son to paint mountains like these, and guess what? Now he paints the best darn mountains in the industry.
I like to beat the brush.
They say everything looks better with odd numbers of things. But sometimes I put even numbers — just to upset the critics.
Use absolutely no pressure. Just like an angel’s wing.
In painting, you have unlimited power. You have the ability to move mountains. You can bend rivers. But when I get home, the only thing I have power over is the garbage.
I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the ‘Mona Lisa’ with a two-inch brush.
Talk to the tree, make friends with it.
That’s a crooked tree. We’ll send him to Washington.
That’s where the crows will sit. But we’ll have to put an elevator to put them up there because they can’t fly, but they don’t know that, so they still try.
Just let go — and fall like a little waterfall.
Go out on a limb — that’s where the fruit is.
It’s life. It’s interesting. It’s fun.
You have to allow the paint to break to make it beautiful.
There’s nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend.
If you do too much, it’s going to lose its effectiveness.
Find freedom on this canvas.
Water’s like me. It’s lazy. Boy, it always looks for the easiest way to do things.
[Painting] will bring a lot of good thoughts to your heart.
See how it fades right into nothing. That’s just what you’re looking for.
You can do anything you want to do. This is your world.
We don’t make mistakes. We just have happy accidents.
This is happy place; little squirrels live here and play.
You can have anything you want in the world — once you help everyone around you get what they want.
We want happy paintings. Happy paintings. If you want sad things, watch the news.
Gotta give him a friend. Like I always say, ‘Everyone needs a friend.’
Motivational Bob Ross Quotes
Isn’t it fantastic that you can change your mind and create all these happy things?
In nature, dead trees are just as normal as live trees.
Make love to the canvas.
We tell people sometimes: We’re like drug dealers, come into town and get everybody absolutely addicted to painting. It doesn’t take much to get you addicted.
If we’re going to have animals around we all have to be concerned about them and take care of them.
No pressure. Just relax and watch it happen.
If I paint something, I don’t want to have to explain what it is.
You need the dark in order to show the light.
You can do anything here — the only prerequisite is that it makes you happy.
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.
We don’t really know where this goes — and I’m not sure we really care.