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These 15 Bob Ross Quotes will make your Day Better.

Bob Ross, born in Florida on October 29, 1942, discovered oil painting while he was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in the early 1960s. He studied the “wet-on-wet” technique, which allowed him to produce complete paintings in less than an hour. He then became an instructor himself, eventually teaching a TV audience of millions on the PBS show The Joy of Painting.

Here are 15 Bob Ross Quotes that will make your Day Better.

1.

 “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 Quotes
by Bob Ross

2.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

3.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

4.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

5.

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

-Bob Ross

 


6.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
-Bob Ross

7.

“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

 


8.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

9.

“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.”

-Bob Ross

 


 

10.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

11.

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


12.

“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


13.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

14.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

15.

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

Bob Ross Quotes
by Bob Ross

 

Read full bio of Bob Ross- The Painter

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