"I went to America and got into a band, had success, had hits in Australia."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Rick Springfield on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Rick Springfield on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Rick Springfield on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Rick Springfield on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Rick Springfield on Winston Churchill
"I think good art does come from a dark place."
"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."