Bill Cosby, fully William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr.

Cosby, fully William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr.

American Contemporary Comedian, Author, Television/Movie Producer, Actor

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When you become senile, you won't know it.

You can't prove somebody is a racist unless they really come out and do the act and is found to be that.

When you carry a gun, you mean to harm somebody, kill somebody.

You can't really argue with a guy who says that. But you also have to play the tape back where he looks at the man in charge and says, 'You're doing a heck of a job,' and neither one of them knows what they're talking about.

When you don't understand something, you often laugh.

You come to my comedy show to be entertained.

When you graduate from college, they tell you to follow your dreams. Does anyone say you have to wake up first?

You don't know what you're going to fall in love with until you're exposed to it.

What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children. And if they can but see, hear and feel what these people have to give, they can mature at a fast rate.

When you introduce competition into the public school system, most studies show that schools start to do better when they are competing for students.

You don't reinvent yourself; you get better with what you do.

What kept me out of trouble is going right to the edge and then... thinking that my mother would be embarrassed, and that I didn't want to embarrass her, and that my father would be embarrassed, and I just didn't want to do that to my family.

Why can't we save these boys without sending them to Africa? How difficult is it? We can do it, man. We need to build where all the dirt is. We need people - black people - to either do their damn jobs, be accountable or go someplace else.

You go and you buy a lottery ticket. You've got just as much chance of getting struck by lightning as you do of winning the lottery.

What people are tired of, the people who agree with me, what they're tired of is listening to that sound, the sound of the people who've given up.

Why do kids always say peace out, I though peace was in.

You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.

What we need is for people to realize - 'I want to raise my kid. I want to go back and get my three kids. I want to take on that responsibility. I want to love my children.'

With my wife Camille's help, I took to social networking. I'm working with the computers.

Your rooms are as filthy today as they were when you graduated from high school. And we want them cleaned up,

When a person has a gun, sometimes their mind clicks that this thing will win arguments and straighten people out.

Without a moment?s hesitation, in a split second, my grandmother shrugged and said: ?It depends on if you?re drinking or pouring.?

When Bob Dylan was a beginning fellow, Len Chandler, a black singer-musician who played a 12-string guitar, was a friend of his.

Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think -- in a deeper voice.

When I decided that I wanted to go to college, I wanted to be a school teacher for 7th and 8th grade boys because I felt that was an important time for them. I had gone astray at that point in my life and really wanted to help keep them from making the same mistake I had made.

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American Contemporary Comedian, Author, Television/Movie Producer, Actor