Bob Ross quotes

Born
October 29, 1942, Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.

Died
July 4, 1995.

Occupation
Painter, art instructor.

Bob Ross was an American painter and art instructor.

We want happy paintings. Happy paintings. If you want sad things, watch the news.
– Bob Ross
It’s hard to see things when you are too close. Take a step back and look.
– Bob Ross
Talent is a pursued interest. Anything you’re willing to practice, you can do.
– Bob Ross
Water’s like me. It’s laaazy … Boy, it always looks for the easiest way to do things.
– Bob Ross
You can do anything you want to do. This is your world.
– Bob Ross
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
We don’t make mistakes. We just have happy accidents.
– Bob Ross
Go out on limb. That’s where the fruit is.
– Bob Ross
The only thing worse than yellow snow is green snow.
– 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
Gotta give him a friend. Like I always say, ‘Everyone needs a friend.
– Bob Ross
Find freedom on this canvas.
– Bob Ross
That’s a crooked tree. We’ll send him to Washington.
– Bob Ross
Anytime you learn, you gain.
– Bob Ross
We don’t laugh because we feel good, we feel good because we laugh.
– Bob Ross