"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Rick Springfield on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Rick Springfield on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Rick Springfield on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Rick Springfield on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Rick Springfield on Mahatma Gandhi
"I think good art does come from a dark place."
"The first guitar I ever got was for my 13th birthday."
"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."