Dick Clark quotes

Born
November 30, 1929 Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.

Died
April 18, 2012.

Occupation
Radio and television personality.

Dick Clark was an American radio and television personality, best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1988.

If you want to stay young-looking, pick your parents very carefully..
– Dick Clark
I don’t set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them.
– Dick Clark
I don’t make culture. I sell it.
– Dick Clark
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
– Dick Clark
I’m a survivor in a business that constantly rejects you.
– Dick Clark
The music of your youth stays with you throughout your life.
– Dick Clark
Music is the soundtrack of your life.
– Dick Clark
The faultless formulas of television-the ones that last-are simple.
– Dick Clark
Success is finding something you love to do, getting paid to do it and finding someone to share it with.
– Dick Clark
The problem is when you try to impose today’s standards on people living back then. It’s the politically correct thing to do, but it was a different era, a different country then.
– Dick Clark
It’s real good to be back with you again this year.
– Dick Clark
Jet lag is for amateurs.
– Dick Clark
It’s rare when an artist’s talent can touch an entire generation of people. It’s even rarer when that same influence affects several generations. Elvis made an imprint on the world of pop music unequaled by any other single performer.
– Dick Clark
Well, I’m using a cane, so what? So what if they shot me sitting in a wheelchair? That’s life!
– Dick Clark
Age ain’t got nothing to do with how old you are.
– Dick Clark
Last year I had a stroke. It left me in bad shape. I had to teach myself how to walk and talk all over again. It was a long hard fight. My speech is not perfect but I’m getting there.
– Dick Clark