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?

— Richard Dawson

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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.

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God bless all the little children in the world.

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

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

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

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There were people I know that got upset that I kiss people.

I kiss them for luck and love, that's all. That's what my mother did to me.

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I never presumed to tell anyone who could make a rainbow what color to make children.

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

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

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Sometimes, when you do the music for a play, there are very clear boundaries as to what needs to be achieved. You're very much a little cog in a much bigger machine.

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Hogan's Heroes' lasted longer than the war.

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I've never stopped working on songs and practising singing and guitar.

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About Richard Dawson

Quotes 16 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Birthday October 16

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.

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

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

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