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Beliefnet: You are often attributed to the quote, “I don’t know the key to success but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” Was that really---?

Cosby: That is not my quote! I saw it on the wall of a tennis pro’s office, it was on a plaque. I do love that quote though, it’s so true. I often try to tell kids to think about all the people who love you, don’t cry over the one person who doesn’t. Kids need to focus on the people who support them, we can’t ruin the privilege of God putting us the earth by focusing on the few people who don’t get us.

Beliefnet: What inspires you?

Cosby: In my writing, to have an idea, be able to put it on paper and have it get out to people and hopefully have it be applicable to their lives. Being a teacher.

Beliefnet: What’s next for Bill Cosby?

Cosby: Leonard Part 7 [laughs] either that or I’ll just keep doing what I’m doing as long as the good Lord allows. CLICK to Continue to: How well do you know these great TV dads?

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