"I think good art does come from a dark place."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Rick Springfield on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Rick Springfield on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Rick Springfield on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Rick Springfield on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Rick Springfield on Oscar Wilde
"The first guitar I ever got was for my 13th birthday."
"I'd say that after my father passed my writing changed, it went deeper. Most would say 'matured' but I don't think I'd use that word in relation to my progress. I think 'change' is a little more accurate."
"My wife and I have built trust with our children and have always had open communication."
"Yes, all my songs come from personal experience and relationships."
"I mean I was famous for nothing."