Who the heck is Bob Ross?

Bob Ross was a legendary American painter and tv personality. He philosophized while painting on television. Well, he didn't paint ON television of course, but on a canvas, but you get the picture.

Quotes by Bob Ross

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

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“Believe that you can do it cause you can do it.”

Bob Ross

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

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

“I can't think of anything more rewarding than being able to express yourself to others through painting. Exercising the imagination, experimenting with talents, being creative; these things, to me, are truly the windows to your soul.”

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with 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.”

Bob Ross

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

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

“I remember when my Dad told me as a kid, ‘If you want to catch a rabbit, stand behind a tree and make a noise like a carrot. Then when the rabbit comes by you grab him.’ Works pretty good until you try to figure out what kind of noise a carrot makes…”

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

“I started painting as a hobby when I was little. I didn't know I had any talent. I believe talent is just a pursued interest. Anybody can do what I do.”

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

Bob Ross

“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.”

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

“Just go out and talk to a tree. Make friends with it.”

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

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

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

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

Bob Ross

“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

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

Bob Ross

“There's nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend.”

Bob Ross

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

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“This is your world. You’re the creator.”

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

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

“We artists are a different breed of people. We're a happy bunch.”

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross

“We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents.”

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

Bob Ross

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

Bob Ross The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross