William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He later starred in his own series, the situation comedy The Bill Cosby Show. He was one of the major characters on the children's television series The Electric Company for its first two seasons, and created the educational cartoon comedy series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in the city. Cosby has also acted in a number of films. - Wikipedia
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.
The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic.
Advertising is the most fun you can have with your clothes on.
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Children today know more about sex than I or my father did.
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.
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.
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.
When you become senile, you won't know it.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap on-a-rope.
There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.
Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.
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.
The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
I am certainly not an authority on love because there are no authorities on love, just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.
For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked.
Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think - in a deeper voice.
People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.
All men are equal before fish.