first took to the stage as a stand-up comedian while at college. By his early twenties, he had appeared in a number of television variety programmes including 'The Ed Sullivan Show' and 'The Johnny Carson Show'. However, his big break came in 1965 when he appeared as Alexander Scott in 'I Spy', winning numerous Emmys for his performance.
Bill Cosby Quotes
By the 1960s, many of us believed that the Civil Rights Movement could eliminate racism in America during our lifetime. But despite significant progress, racism remains.
People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.
There's a gap between people knowing what I do and really believing that I still do that - and wondering what it is I really do.
I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.
You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
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
When you introduce competition into the public school system, most studies show that schools start to do better when they are competing for students.
Sigmund Freud once said, "What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.
Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
If you want to be seen, stand up. If you want to be heard, speak up. If you want to be appreciated, shut up.
In spite of the seven thousand books of expert advice, the right way to disciplne a child is still a mystery to most fathers and...mothers. Only your grandmother and Genghis Khan know how to do it.
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.
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.
You can turn painful situations around through laughter. If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.