Bill Cosby Quotes


71 Bill Cosby quotes:



"Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made."
"I wasn't always black... There was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger."
"The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods."
"Old is always fifteen years from now."
"Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them."
"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."
"Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger."
"Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge."
"Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit."
"Immortality is a long shot, I admit. But somebody has to be first."
"I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread."
"It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as it is white is not all that's beautiful."
"That married couples can live together day after day is a miracle the Vatican has overlooked."
"Gray hair is God's graffiti."
"I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time."
"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 Russell, who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."
"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."
"Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy."
"Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think - in a deeper voice."



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