Bill Cosby
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"William Henry" ""Bill"" "Cosby, Jr." is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by landing a starring role in the 1960s show I Spy (1965 TV series)/I Spy. During its first two seasons, he was a regular on the children's television series The Electric Company (1971 TV series)/The Electric Company. Cosby is known for creating the cartoon comedy series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, about a group of young friends growing up in an urban area. Cosby has also been a film actor.

Beginning in the 1980s, Cosby produced and starred in a sitcom, The Cosby Show; the show aired from 1984 to 1992 and was rated as the number one show in America for five years, 1984 through 1989. The sitcom highlighted the experiences and growth of an affluent African-American family. He produced the Cosby Show Spin-off (media)/spin-off sitcom A Different World. He starred in the sitcom Cosby from 1996 to 2000 and hosted Kids Say the Darndest Things for two seasons, from 1998-2000.

In 1976, Cosby earned a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His dissertation discussed the use of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids as a teaching tool in elementary schools.

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If you can find humor in anything, you can survive it.

The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.

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

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

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.

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.

Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.

The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.

Old is always fifteen years from now.

I really do plan to get out of show business within five years or so.

Women don't want to hear what you think. Women want to hear what they think -- in a deeper voice.

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

One of the great mistakes that can be made by a man of my age is to get involved in athletic competition with children--unless, of course, they are under six. And even then, stay away from hide-and-seek.

When you become senile, you won't know it.

Gray hair is God's graffiti.

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.