The best Quotes by Bob Ross

The best Quotes by Bob Ross

Robert Norman Ross (October 29, 1942 – July 4, 1995) was an American painter, art instructor, and television host. He was the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional television program that aired from 1983 to 1994.

I don't intimidate anyone. Instead, I try to get people to believe in themselves.
I believe, I believe every day is a good day when you paint.
There are no mistakes, only happy accidents.
If you learned how to make a cloud, your time is not wasted.
I was the guy who makes you scrub the latrine, the guy who makes you make your bed, the guy who screams at you for being late to work. The job requires you to be a mean, tough person. And I was fed up with it. I promised myself that if I ever got away from it, it wasn't going to be that way any more.

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Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
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Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
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I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
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I'll always be a student of the brush, never its master.
I'm telling you to look up instead of down at the paper you sketch on. Or rather, look in. I think you're going to look back one day and understand yourself in whole new way because of the choices you're making right now. And maybe this finds its way to a canvas.
Vittoria Contini in From Scratch - Season 1 Episode 1
You paint something, and it's yours. It's your heart up on the wall.
Every good painter paints what he is.
Get into your own creativity. Sketch and paint with different mediums and follow your heart.
I never know what I'm going to put on the canvas. The canvas paints itself. I'm just the middleman.
My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature.
The colors live a remarkable life of their own after they have been applied to the canvas.
I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
Painting is much more than therapy to me its a way of life.
Painters must speak through paint, not through words.
But there are mistakes that are necessary. Sometimes you have to die a little bit to get back to live a little longer.
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I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being - forgive me - rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
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It's just that... I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It's the universe's way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. It's how life is.
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Once you have accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.
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I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
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Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
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You can never make the same mistake twice. Because the second time you make it, it's not a mistake, it's a choise.
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Anyone who has never made a mistake, has never tried anything new.
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It is only when you fall that you learn whether you can fly.
Flemeth in Dragon Age
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Examined from another angle, your faults and weaknesses can be weapons.
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Mistakes are not shackles that halt one from stepping forward. Rather, they are that which sustain and grow one's heart.
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There's a benefit about losing: you get to learn from your mistakes.
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'Destiny, chance, fate, fortune -they're all just ways of claiming your success without claiming your failures.'
- Gerrard of the Weatherlight
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I make mistakes
Just like everybody else
But instead of letting go of it
I can't forgive myself
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Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
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Sometimes our best decisions are the ones that don't make any sense at all.
Ted Mosby in How I Met Your Mother - Season 5 Episode 20
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Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Colossians - 3, 13
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Every decision you make is a mistake.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.

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