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Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby

America's favorite father figure and one of the most well known comedians and entertainers in the world, Bill Cosby got his big break in 1965 with I Spy. He was one of the original cast members of The Electric Company and was deeply dedicated to education, creating Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, combining cartoons with important lessons. Cosby starred in numerous movies, including Mother, …

Date of Birth: July 12, 1937


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"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." Bill Cosby
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"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure." Bill Cosby
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"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." Bill Cosby
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"Gray hair is God's graffiti" Bill Cosby
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"Parents are not quite interested in justice, they are interested in quiet." Bill Cosby
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"In spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark continent and no one really knows anything. You just need a lot of love and luck -- and, of course, courage." Bill Cosby
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"If you read my sixth-grade report card, you'd notice that I started with unsatisfactory grades. My teacher sent a note home to my mother that said I was a 'good boy' but I 'needed to be watched.' She put a 'body' on me. Our children are trying to tell us something. They are trying to tell the black mayors, school superintendents, teachers - all of us, that they need a whole lot of bodies on them." Bill Cosby
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"Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework" Bill Cosby
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"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." Bill Cosby
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"The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now." Bill Cosby
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"Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it." Bill Cosby
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"It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as it is white is not all that's beautiful" Bill Cosby
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"A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice." Bill Cosby
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"The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic." Bill Cosby
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"Is the glass half full, or half empty?It depends on whether you're pouring, or drinking." Bill Cosby
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"If my father ever told me that, ... I'd tear the corner off a piece of paper and say, 'There you are, Dad. Go ahead. Wail me.'" Bill Cosby
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"The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet." Bill Cosby
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"Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children." Bill Cosby
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"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." Bill Cosby
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"A thought comes . . . it's a true feeling, a funny feeling. And I get to develop it. [Writing] is more fun than performing, because I get to color with words." Bill Cosby
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"I feel that in-person contact with people is the most important thing in comedy. While I'm up on stage, I can actually put myself into the audience and adjust my pace and tuning to them. I can get into their heads through their ears and through their eyes. Only through this total communication can I really achieve what I'm trying to do." Bill Cosby
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