"I'm thankful for serendipitous moments in my life, where things could've gone the other way."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Rick Springfield on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Rick Springfield on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Rick Springfield on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Rick Springfield on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Rick Springfield on Alan Cohen
"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."