William Henry Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist... (wikipedia)
Sometimes you try to help people, and it backfires on you, and then they try to take advantage of you.
A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.
As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by 'survival of the fittest.'
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.
People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.
I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.