Bill Cosby Quotes

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.

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

Beware of people who fall at your feet. They may be reaching for the corner of the rug.

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

Don’t talk yourself into not being you.

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

The only thing that you can get into without a lot of trouble is a lot of trouble.

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

Women don’t want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think – in a deeper voice.

The most important educational vehicle in all life is a parent figure.

The wisest married men give in early. They get in touch with the wife side of themselves, and that’s when they stop arguing.

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

It’s painful, but we can’t heal ourselves unless we cleanse the wounds.

Never forget that the devil is there 24/7 too. He’s very, very busy.

Mediocre people are the most dangerous people in the world.

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

Every father says the same thing: “Where’s your mother?”

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.

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don’t believe the kids should be given homework.

We are the only animals that let our kids come back home.


You can’t be everything to everyone

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.”Those who criticize our generation forget who raised it.

The essence of childhood, of course, is play.