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

Bill
Cosby, fully William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr.
1937

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

Author Quotes

In dealing with kids, no matter how little we understand their explanations, we must always remember that we're the adults. What this means I have no idea. It certainly means nothing to the kids, who instinctively seem to know that adults are merely strange people who have dopey ideas like Stop throwing peas at your sister.

Kids need to remember that when you put something on Twitter, it's not like whispering to your friend, you've put it on a billboard that the whole world, including your own kids someday, can see.

My feeling is, personally, I want to die first... because I believe that when you die, your soul goes immediately up for judgment - and I don't want my wife up there first. No, the judgment will be horrendous.

One of the beauties of watching our show is that, really and truly, it remains fresh because you're dealing with human beings and their behavior,

She (his wife) is the wind beneath my wings.

The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic.

The summit, which is set up to educate people about managing their money and protecting their income, leads to empowerment of self, for which this summit needs to be applauded.

There's a gap between people knowing what I do and really believing that I still do that - and wondering what it is I really do.

We go out of our way to make people so different... to punish them because of color, because of sex, because of size, and the game starts.

A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.

And of course, when you see your brother in the toilet bowl...there's a little voice that say, 'I wonder where he would go...'...if it hadn't been for his head...

Education happens to be something that all people, all cultures, need to embrace. Math, science, the words of the world. To be able to speak and be able to have clarity and to be able to think. Those are the greatest of gifts.

Give me 200 active 2-year-olds and I could conquer the world.

I don?t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

I never saw anything funny in a car commercial - but that's OK. Whatever they wanted to do - it's their product and I'm the spokesperson, and I'm going to deliver.

I want to get violence - I want schools to start from K through 12 to just every day have teachers understand that they don't want to talk about anything that is violent, and they want to explain to the children how bad violence is and how behavior - violent behavior, is something that they really should not practice and think about.

If you speak your mind and if it is true what you're saying, then I think the integrity of what you're saying carries through.

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

Ladies and gentlemen, the lower economic and lower middle economic people are not holding their end in this deal. In the neighborhood that most of us grew up in, parenting is not going on.

My grandpa didn't believe in hugging and kissing, or saying I love you. His love had to do with the way he treated you. When he said, We're going here, we're going there, he was telling me about life. That was his love for me. My love for him was listening to what he said, keeping out of trouble, doing right, being fair.

Our children are angry. The profanity is out in the street. It's on the buses and in the subway. Our children are trying to tell us something, and we are not listening.

Sigmund Freud once said, What do women want? The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.

The first-born in every family is always dreaming for an imaginary older brother or sister who will look out for them.

The thing that made such an impression with the audience was the clear fact that this show was different ? and not just in the color of the people or the fact that they were professionals, ... What made me want to do the series was that as a parent watching situation comedies with my family, I wanted to take the house back as a parent.

There's no labor a man can do that's undignified -- if he does it right.

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First Name
Bill
Last Name
Cosby, fully William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr.
Birth Date
1937
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American Contemporary Comedian, Author, Television/Movie Producer, Actor