"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Bill Cosby on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Bill Cosby on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Bill Cosby on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Bill Cosby on Winston Churchill
"Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another."Bill Cosby on Napoleon Hill
"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."
"Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them."
"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."