This past semester my friends and I have come up with a new tradition, painting with Bob Ross. At least once a month we gather together with our $1 acrylic paints, our paper plates we use as canvases, and our paintbrushes. Although our creations may not always come out looking like they should, the experience is fun and somewhat uplifting. Why? Well, because of Bob narration of course! While he paints, Bob often said many things that can strike a chord with everyday people. Quotes about simply enjoying the process of painting can be applied in a way to reflect on your life.

1. “Anything that you're willing to practice, you can do.”

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2. “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.”

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3. “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.”

4. “I believe talent is just a pursued interest. Anybody can do what I do.”

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

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6. “Even a little tree will grow up to be a big tree. All it needs is water; sunshine and love- the same as all of us.”

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

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8. "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.”

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

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10. "Dooders."

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