Bill Cosby

William Henry Cosby, Jr., Ed.D. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, then landed a vanguard role in the 1960s action show I Spy. He later starred in his own series, The Bill Cosby Show, in 1969. He was one of the major characters on the children's television show The Electric Company for its first two seasons, and created the humorous educational cartoon series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in the city. Cosby also acted in numerous films

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A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones that need the advice.Rate it:
A word to the wise isn't necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.Rate it:
As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak she gave me a younger brother named Russel, who taught me what was meant by survival of the fittest.Rate it:
Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you're telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.Rate it:
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.Rate it:
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.Rate it:
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.Rate it:
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.Rate it:
I wasn't always black... There was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.Rate it:
If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.Rate it:
If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it.Rate it:
My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own parenthood, but it didn't because parenting can be learned only by people who have no children.Rate it:
No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.Rate it:
Parents are not quite interested injustice, they are interested in quiet.Rate it:
People will frighten you about a graduation....They use words you don't hear often... 'And we wish you Godspeed.' It is a warning, Godpeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
That married couples can live together day after day is a miracle the Vatican has overlooked.Rate it:
The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it.Rate it:
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.Rate it:
There is no labor a person does that is undignified; if they do it right.Rate it:
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything --even poverty--you can survive it.Rate it:
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A stand-up concert is a free forum for audiences to scream whatever they want.

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First of all thank you.

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He's one of my mentors, and he's been very influential and played a big role in my life as a friend and mentor.

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I have always been proud of my association with Temple University, i have always wanted to do what would be in the best interests of the university and its students. As a result, I have tendered my resignation from the Temple University Board of Trustees.

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I have thousands of loyal, patient and courageous fans that are going to leave their homes to enjoy an evening of laughter and return home feeling wonderful, i'm ready!

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I have thousands of loyal, patient and courageous fans that are going to leave their homes to enjoy an evening of laughter and return home feeling wonderful.

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I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn't have to answer to innuendos.

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I would appreciate it if it was scuttled.

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If a disruption occurs, please remain calm until the matter is resolved and do not confront the person making the disruption.

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If you’re going to say to the world that I did this to you, then the world needs to know, ‘What kind of person are you? Who is this person that’s saying it?’?.

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Let me say this, i only expect the black media to uphold the standards of excellence in journalism and when you do that you have to go in with a neutral mind.

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Love and the strength of womanhood, let me say it again, love and the strength of womanhood. And, you could reverse it, the strength of womanhood and love.

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Parenting is not going on.

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The entire mode of The Cosby Show can't proceed, o.J. completely trumps everything else that's been happening in the episode.

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There's not a lot of landing strip, the other alternative is to call it a career and put up the going out of business sign.

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They do n’t want me talking to the media.

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You [the media] don’t need private investigators to find out information about the accusers. A simple Google search will obtain the information.

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