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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You can turn painful situations through laughter.

When the child is twelve, your wife buys her a splendidly silly article of clothing called a training bra. To train what? I never had a training jock. And believe me, when I played football, I could have used a training jock more than any twelve-year-old needs a training bra.

You can't compete with Walmart. But you can have smaller businesses that are successful.

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.

According to the State of Florida, the person with the gun has the right to defend him or herself.

betrayal, abandonment, deceit and manipulation.

Fatherhood is asking your son to make up a name rather than tell anybody who he is.

I am not going to give in to people who try to exploit me because of my celebrity status.

I got into Temple University on a track scholarship.

I tell stories. Because I believe you can do things that joke tellers can't do, and that is, bring your audience along.

I?m supposed to figure out if the glass is half full or half empty, I told her.

I'm not sure if my parents had me because they loved me, or because they wanted someone to watch their other children.

It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as it is white is not all that's beautiful.

Man cannot live by bread alone ... he must have peanut butter.

Nobody asked you to flip burgers for the rest of your life.

People say children are charming because they tell the truth. That's a lie. I've got five of them. They only tell the truth if they're in pain.

Thank you for remembering me. I'm also happy to be accepting this trophy before I become incontinent.

The measure of overexposure is not how many times people see you on TV or in the bookstores. It's whether you can maintain the quality of your entertainment. If you can, people will always be glad to see you.

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