Rick Springfield Quotes

Quotes : 25

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There weren't a lot of girl singers around. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were the guys I looked up to.

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They were marketing me as a teen idol, when the stuff on the record was not what teen idols were doing at the time.

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Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them.

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Music is a 24-hour-a-day thing for me.

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My first crush was Hayley Mills when I was a little kid in England. I used to kiss her picture goodnight.

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Once I discovered music, I knew what I wanted to do.

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Puberty hit me very hard, and I basically had no use for school once I discovered the guitar.

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Residuals from Australia, from the Mission Magic show, saved my butt. So there is a reason for everything.

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When someone pursues music through your music, that's the greatest accolade anybody can get.

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I am a bit more of a whore with my acting than I am with my music. I am not a whore with my music.

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I've heard from writers and musicians and fans that they think I'm underrated.

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I've been writing songs since I was 14 years old, and that's my true love.

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I've always liked the heavier stuff. I've always loved Tool and System of a Down, Korn and Nine Inch Nails.

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I would have been an Egyptologist if I had had the schooling.

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I was one of those dark, quiet kids that wrote poetry.

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I took that time off - I knew it was messing me up, not being connected to a spiritual plane.

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I learned to read and write and socialize in school, and that's pretty much it.

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I don't want to mix the identities. Noah Drake isn't Rick Springfield.

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I am a closet toy freak. I started chasing after some things as far as Star Wars toys - some very rare stuff.

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Every actor wants to break out of the box that they put you in and that's where I'm heading, out of the box as fast as I can.

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Being a songwriter does not rely on an audience or other band members or a camera. I can just sit in a room and write songs.

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If the timing's right and the gods are with you, something special happens.

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I'll watch any show on the History Channel.

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I don't think anyone ever feels acknowledged enough.

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I was very fortunate to be at the vanguard of music video.

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