Bill Cosby Quotes

Bill Cosby QuotesNo 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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

Bill Cosby Quotes

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

 

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

 

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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