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

— Bill Cosby

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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

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

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

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Bill Cosby quote I don't know the key to success, but the

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

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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.

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

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

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Bill Cosby quote Decide that you want it more than you ar

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

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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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Bill Cosby quote In order to succeed, your desire for suc

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

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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.

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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 fifty percent chance of being right.

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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.

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About Bill Cosby

Quotes 255 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Comedian
Birthday October 16

Is the glass half full, or half empty? It depends on whether you're pouring, or drinking.

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

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

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

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If you want to be seen, stand up. If you want to be heard, speak up. If you want to be appreciated, shut up.

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After creating the heaven, the earth, the ocean, and the entire animal kingdom, God created Adam and Eve. And the first thing He said to them was "Don't."

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Gray hair is God's graffiti.

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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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Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.

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The heart of marriage is memories.

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There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.

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It's more blessed to give than to receive - especially kittens.

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There is no labor a person does that is undignified; if they do it right.

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You can't be everything to everyone

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Nobody ever says, "Can I have your beets?

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Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.

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Give me 200 active 2-year-olds and I could conquer the world.

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The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.

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I can't even talk the way these people talk.

'Why you ain't?' 'Where you is?' Everybody knows it's important to speak English except these knuckleheads. You can't be a doctor with that kind of crap coming out of your mouth.

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we cannot afford to settle for being just average;

we must learn as much as we can to be the best that we can. The key word is education - education with maximum effort. Without it, we cannot be in charge of ourselves or anyone else.

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Violence won't solve a thing. It makes it more challenging to solve, though.

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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.

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The three ingredients of a successful union between two ... humor, commitment & undying love.

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You can teach an old dog new tricks. You just don't want to see the dog doing them.

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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.

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I'm not the boss of my house. I don't know how I lost it, I don't know when I lost it, I don't really think I ever had it. But I've seen the boss's job...and I don't want it!

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Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.

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Fatherhood is telling your daughter that Michael Jackson loves all his fans, but has special feelings for the ones who eat broccoli.

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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.

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You can turn painful situations around through laughter.

If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.

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I wasn't always black... There was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.

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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.

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

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Don't let your victories go to your head, or your failures go to your heart.

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A word to the wise isn't necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.

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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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Man can not live by bread alone ... he must have peanut butter.

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