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I watch an awful lot of television, and I get a little tired of what I see... We have about six television sets in our house, and it's less expensive for me to do a television series than it is for me to throw them all out.
We are all anxious to be accepted. But if you have a strong mother and father who tell you that you don't have to dress a crazy way, or hang out with people who are looking for trouble in order to be loved and accepted, then half the battle is over.
'I Spy' represents the absence of the tension of the black man or black woman or anyone of that color walking in, so that the white racist person can become entertaining to a viewer.
Tons of comedians have said, 'I grew up learning from Bill Cosby. He's great.' But that respect doesn't mean much to the young people. They like their ginger ale with hot sauce.
When my son was murdered, people asked me how I felt about God and what had happened to my son. I said, 'No, you can't go there. You have to understand that there is a devil, and he works 24/7. Whoever murdered our son was with the devil.'
Old is always fifteen years from now.
There is no job a man can do that is undignified - if he does it well.
God has not made anything that I know of that pays so much attention to who their father and mother is as us.
I think you need to make responsibility something that's not just a word.
When I look at 55 percent of our black men dropping out of school, how bad off are we going to be when we need some lawyers?
I got into Temple University on a track scholarship.
Not many jobs are available for single women who just want to have babies.
Telemarketers tell me I sound like Bill Cosby.
Things from real life are the things that get people laughing.
I was put in remedial everything.
I've always heard about people having a conniption, but I've never seen one.
I've said all along I've never competed with 'The Simpsons.' Not in my own mind.
Things are old. Parts are old. I'm talking about 'us' parts. AARP-parts. Some of us were born with stronger parts than others.
In September of 1960, I was blessed - and I'm not saying blessed in the everyday religious way - when Temple University accepted me after scoring 500 on the SAT. I was 23 years old, and they put me in remedial. I was the happiest remedial person on earth.
People have all kinds of approaches when they come up to me. Some of them are so nervous: 'You know, Mr. Cosby, you are my biggest fan!' I am? Some of them even claim that I raised them.
In all of my career, the style is still the same, and that is of a friend, just sitting and talking.
I never saw anything funny in a car commercial - but that's OK. Whatever they wanted to do - it's their product and I'm the spokesperson, and I'm going to deliver.
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