Bill Cosby Quotes (88 quotes)
“I love it when mothers get so mad they can't remember your name. Come here, Roy, er, Rupert, er, Rutabaga... what is your name, boy? And don't lie to me, because you live here, and I'll find out who you are.”
“My father walked to school 4 o'clock every morning with no shoes on, uphill, both ways, in 5 feet of snow and he was thankful.”
Bill Cosby - Grandparents - youtube.com/watch?v=Tt33zqib2qk#t=01m57s
“We see a successful, elegant man now, but as a child, an adolescent, his life was not a done deal. Sidney respected his mistakes. When failure came, he never said, This is too difficult, too hard, he had the resiliency to try again. His life is somewhere between astounding and unbelievable.”
Comment on Sidney Poitier, as quoted in a press release at AARP (24 July 2008)
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Born: July 12, 1937 (age 79)
Occupation: Comedian, actor, author, producer, musician, activist
Bio: William Henry Bill Cosby, Jr. is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He later starred in his own sitcom, The Bill Cosby Show.
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