Bill Cosby Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bill cosby quotes, bill cosby sayings, and bill cosby proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The serve was invented so that the net could play.     

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Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is "soap-on-a-rope."     

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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 50 percent chance of being right.     

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Laughter brings out the child in all of us.     

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

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Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.     

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Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.      

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Anyone can dabble, but once you've made that commitment, your blood has that particular thing in it, and it's very hard for people to stop you.     

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For college seniors there should be a week of being allowed to cry. Just break down and cry because you are scared and don't know what's next.     

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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.     

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If a white man falls off a chair drunk, it's just a drunk. If a Negro does, it's the whole damn Negro race.     

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What is it about grandparents that is so lovely' I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children. And if they can but see, hear and feel what these people have to give, they can mature at a fast rate.     

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Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.     

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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.     

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Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.     

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

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The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it.     

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

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A father... knows exactly what those boys at the mall have in their depraved little minds because he once owned such a depraved little mind himself. In fact, if he thinks enough about the plans that he used to have for young girls, the father not only will support his wife in keeping their daughter home but he might even run over to the mall and have a few of those boys arrested.     

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Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think - in a deeper voice.     

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Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.     

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Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.     

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When you graduate from college, they tell you to follow your dreams. Does anyone say you have to wake up first?     

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Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.     

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Sometimes you try to help people, and it backfires on you, and then they try to take advantage of you.     

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The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.     

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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.     

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People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.     

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Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.     

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A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.     

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