Richard Dawson - Quotes

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I abhor grades - if a child does his best, that's all that should be asked.

I abhor grades - if a child does his best, that's all that should be asked.

And I asked my mother about it; I said, 'Is there something wrong?' She said, 'God... God makes people. You understand that, don't you?' And I said, 'Yeah!' She said, 'Who makes a rainbow?" I said, 'God.' She said, 'I never presumed to tell anyone who could make a rainbow what color to make children.' ---->>>

Be nice to each other. You can make a whole day a different day for everybody. ---->>>

God bless all the little children in the world.

God bless all the little children in the world.

It's wonderful to win, but don't get cocky about it!

It's wonderful to win, but don't get cocky about it!

It's important to me that on 'Family Feud' I could kiss all the people. It sounds crazy but when I first came here Petula Clark was on a show with Nat King Cole and he kissed her on the cheek and eighty-one stations in the South canceled him. I kissed black women daily and nightly on 'Family Feud' and the world didn't come to an end, did it? ---->>>

They kept us on the air probably a year more than they should have. ---->>>

The first time I ever saw people of any color was when D-Day left from my hometown in England, to go and free Europe from the war. And there was every color you could imagine, and I'd not seen that in England. ---->>>

There were people I know that got upset that I kissed people; I kissed them for luck and love, that's all. That's what my mother did to me. There were people upset that I would embrace or hug someone of another color. ---->>>

'Hogan's Heroes' lasted longer than the war.

'Hogan's Heroes' lasted longer than the war.

I've had the most incredible luck in my career. ---->>>

About 30 million people see me every week - I'm a happy man. ---->>>

I never dreamed I would have a job in which so many people could touch me and I could touch them. ---->>>

If I never do another thing, I've met the good, sweet people of the world. ---->>>

The thing that I loved about 'Feud,' we froze a moment in time for these families that had never occurred before. That's magic. ---->>>

You wouldn't want to move if you sat next to me on the bus. Or maybe you would. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 11-20, 1932
Birthplace: Gosport, Hampshire, England
Die: 06-06, 2012
Occupation: Actor
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Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; 20 November 1932 – 2 June 2012) was a British-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panellist in the United States. Dawson was well known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, being the original host of the Family Feud game show from 1976–85, and from 1994–95, and a regular panellist on the 1970s version of Match Game on CBS from 1973–78 (wikipedia)