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Bob Ross Wisdom.

50 Amazing Quotes

50 Amazing Quotes


  • "There's nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend."
  • "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 make mistakes. We just have happy accidents."
  • "I think there's an artist hidden at the bottom of every single one of us." 
  • "You too can paint almighty pictures."
  • "No pressure. Just relax and watch it happen."
  • "Don’t forget to make all these little things individuals -- all of them special in their own way."
  • "Find freedom on this canvas."
  • "It’s so important to do something every day that will make you happy."
  • "Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do."
  • "Make love to the canvas."
  • "[Painting] will bring a lot of good thoughts to your heart."
  • "We artists are a different breed of people. We're a happy bunch."
  • "We want happy paintings. Happy paintings. If you want sad things, watch the news."
  • "That's a crooked tree. We'll send him to Washington."
  • "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 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."
  • "They say everything looks better with odd numbers of things. But sometimes I put even numbers -- just to upset the critics."
  • "Gotta give him a friend. Like I always say, 'Everyone needs a friend.'"
  • "See how it fades right into nothing. That's just what you're looking for."
  • "If I paint something, I don't want to have to explain what it is."
  • "Water's like me. It's lazy. Boy, it always looks for the easiest way to do things."
  • "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."
  • "Don’t forget to tell these special people in your life just how special they are to you."
  • "Didn’t you know you had that much power? You can move mountains. You can do anything."
  • "I like to beat the brush."
  • "Just let go -- and fall like a little waterfall."
  • "Talk to the tree, make friends with it."
  • "I taught my son to paint mountains like these, and guess what? Now he paints the best darn mountains in the industry."
  • "I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the 'Mona Lisa' with a two-inch brush."
  • "Be so very light. Be a gentle whisper."
  • "Use absolutely no pressure. Just like an angel’s wing."
  • "You need the dark in order to show the light."
  • "You can do anything you want to do. This is your world."
  • "You have to allow the paint to break to make it beautiful."
  • "However you think it should be, that’s exactly how it should be."
  • "In nature, dead trees are just as normal as live trees."
  • "You can have anything you want in the world -- once you help everyone around you get what they want."
  • "If you do too much, it’s going to lose its effectiveness."
  • "This is happy place; little squirrels live here and play."
  • "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."
  • "Remember how free clouds are. They just lay around in the sky all day long."
  • "We don’t really know where this goes -- and I’m not sure we really care."
  • "If we’re going to have animals around we all have to be concerned about them and take care of them."
  • "You can do anything here -- the only prerequisite is that it makes you happy."
  • "Go out on a limb -- that’s where the fruit is."
  • "Isn’t it fantastic that you can change your mind and create all these happy things?"
  • "Anytime you learn, you gain."
  • "It’s life. It’s interesting. It’s fun."
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