Bill Cosby

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Bill Cosby Quotes

  • ''Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 5 (1986).
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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.''
    Bill Cosby (b. 1937), U.S. comedian, actor. Fatherhood, ch. 4 (1986).
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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.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian, actor. Fatherhood, ch. 4 (1986).
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  • ''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.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 3 (1986).
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  • ''When the child is twelve, your wife buys her a splendidly silly article of clothing called a training bra. To train what? I never had a training jock. And believe me, when I played football, I could have used a training jock more than any twelve-year-old needs a training bra.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 6 (1986).
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  • ''It doesn't make any difference how much money a father earns, his name is always Dad-Can-I.... Like all other children, my five have one great talent: they are gifted beggars. Not one of them ever ran into the room, looked up at me, and said, "I'm really happy that you're my father, and as a tangible token of my appreciation, here's a dollar."''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 3 (1986).
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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.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 1 (1986).
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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.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 3 (1986).
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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.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 1 (1986).
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  • ''The mother may be doing ninety percent of the disciplining, but the father still must have a full-time acceptance of all the children. He never must say, "Get these kids out of here; I'm trying to watch TV." If he ever does start saying this, he is liable to see one of his kids on the six o'clock news.''
    Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 14 (1986).
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Best Poem of Bill Cosby

I Am Missing You.

She asked,
Did you miss me?
I confess,
I longed to be near you without rest.
Though you were not here,
I spiritualy felt you in my chest.
You were the air of hope,
I was blessed enough to receive,
Giving me a sense of comfort,
Knowing you wouldn't leave,
As I hid amongst the trees,
Staying low to the ground,
feeling my heart pound
A slow steady beat,
Giving me strength to carry on.
I rose to my feet,
Looked to the horizon,
Where I knew should be.
Standing by your side,
Gazing into your eyes.
As I am now
Missing...

Read the full of I Am Missing You.

I'M Only A Pooch

I am only a little puppy,
I like to go visit and play
with my sister Trixie
so soft and white.
we play til we are tired
but we never fight.
Trixie is such a playful thing,
and I love wrestling with her, but...
she never knows when to quit,

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