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Born: October 29, 1947, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

Happiness has a bad rap. People say it shouldn't be your goal in life. Oh, yes it should.
- Richard Dreyfuss

I decided at age 9, but I was reinforced at age 13 when a teacher told me I had talent. I can't say she really motivated me because I already knew. I knew I had talent. I went to the Jewish community theater and got in plays there. Then I went for the movies.'
- Richard Dreyfuss

If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a teacher, a history teacher. After all, teaching is very much like performing. A teacher is an actor, in a way. It takes a great deal to get, and hold, a class.
- Richard Dreyfuss

Let's give some substance to patriotism. It may take a generation.
- Richard Dreyfuss

We mistake politics for legislative debate. You can be passionate without being personal.
- Richard Dreyfuss

We need to get back to reasoning and thinking things through. The future generation is being brought up in greed and without a true understanding of civics. There is no more emphasis on knowledge and time. As a society we need to process ideas and understand what certain principles are based upon.
- Richard Dreyfuss

When you Google me, you'll find a lot of people don't like Richard Dreyfuss. Because I'm cocky and I present a cocky attitude. But no one has ever disagreed with the notion I represent, that we need more civic education. So far there's 100 percent support for that.
- Richard Dreyfuss

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