"Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Bill Cosby on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Bill Cosby on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Bill Cosby on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Bill Cosby on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Bill Cosby on Dalai Lama
"Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries."
"The heart of marriage is memories and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods."
"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."
"Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework."
"I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal."