These hilarious Bill Cosby quotes provide cynical social commentary on everything from dating to daddy issues. Cosby is an accomplished actor and comedian who has continued to share his wisdom and wit with the world since the 1960's. If you can’t get enough of this guy, hunt down his old comedy specials.

  1. “The problem is that your daughter has given her heart to a 15-year-old boy, and a 15-year-old boy does not yet qualify as a human being.” This Bill Cosby quote is for the overprotective dads. It warns them to keep an eye on those animalists teenagers chasing their daughters.

  2. “I asked my father for a dollar for the school picnic, he told me how he killed a grizzly bear with his loose-leaf notebook." Living up to a father’s expectations is never easy. This Bill Cosby quote injects a hint of absurdity into that truth.

  3. “What best defines a child is the total inability to receive information from anything not plugged in.” This Bill Cosby quote takes aim at young people sitting in front of televisions and computers. Apparently, the Great Outdoors offers less and less educational opportunities.

  4. “I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.” Here’s a Bill Cosby quote that can serve as a clue to leading a successful life. Consider this sagely advice the next time you feel like a people-pleaser.  

  5. “You also notice that the right side of your face feels like it's sliding off of your skull. And your bottom lip is in your lap!” You may be raising your eyebrow at this quote, but once you’re given the context, it’ll all make sense. Cosby is describing a trip to the dentist’s office. Novocain always makes for good comedy. 

-Sheldon Reid