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Bill Cosby Quotes


An American actor, comedian, television producer and activist.
(1937 - )

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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.
 

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
[Funny]
 

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.
[Funny]
 

Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
 

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."
 

Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them.
 

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

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

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.
[Funny]
 

Fathers are the geniuses of the house because only a person as intelligent as we could fake such stupidity.
[Father]
 

Gray hair is God's graffiti.
[Funny]
 

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

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

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.
 

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.
 

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
[Success]
 

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.
 

I wasn't always black... there was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.
[Black]
 

I've noticed the customers in health food stores. They are pale, skinny people who usually look half dead. In a steak house, you see robust, ruddy people. They're dying, of course, but they look terrific.
 


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