"Yes, all my songs come from personal experience and relationships."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Rick Springfield on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Rick Springfield on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Rick Springfield on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Rick Springfield on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Rick Springfield on Mark Twain
"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."
"I mean I was famous for nothing."