A list of Dick Clark quotes. Here are the best quotes by Dick Clark on various subjects, including life, death, writing, and other topics. These Dick Clark quotations cover the several decades of his career, and include famous quotes from all of his artistic endeavors. These memorable quotations have become part of the collective conscience of Dick Clark's contemporaries and will be remembered for generations.
Dick Clark was one of the famous personalities in American television history. He was an American radio personality and television personality as well as an American cultural icon who to this day is best known for hosting American television's longest-running variety show, American Bandstand, beginning in 1957 until it's end 30 years later. He also hosted the game show Pyramid and more famously to younger people, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, which transmitted Times Square's New Year's Eve celebrations worldwide. Even after a debilitating stroke, Clark soldiered on and hosted the show until his death in 2012.
Funny quotes from movies, TV, and professional comedians are repeated and shared, uniting fans of different ages, genders, and nationalities. Inspirational quotes from authors, religious leaders, and political figures are cited as words of wisdom, if not printed in history books. The famous last words of everyone from Julius Caesar to Chris Farley are oft quoted as summations of their illustrious lives. The funniest quotes and most famous quotes are words strung together so eloquently and perfectly that audiences can not help but repeat them in everything from speeches to academic papers to Facebook profiles.
I don’t make culture. I sell it.
If you want to stay young-looking, pick your parents very carefully.
What will we all do when the trial is over?
Well, he was a bigot, but that doesn't detract from anything he accomplished on the field.
Music is the soundtrack of your life.
Lobbyists are not permitted in our meetings and are not involved in the program in any way.
I don't set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them.
It's real good to be back with you again this year.
If our lawmakers are to effectively address immigration, international trade, the war on terror and other pressing matters, an understanding of the peoples of the world is vital.
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.
It will be good to be back in New York again for New Year's, and I'm elated that Ryan has agreed to join me in ushering in New Year's on America's favorite holiday special.
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
We're very confident. No miracles have to happen here. It's just focus on the business and get your results. Obviously there's a long way to go, but I think we're on the right path.
We were looking for the same objectives that the baseball writers and the veterans committee look for -- longevity, an outstanding career and character.
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.
Late Show With David Letterman.
We are pleased to be at the forefront in producing what has become the fastest-growing leisure sport activity in the world, ... We look forward to taking the tiger by the tail and moving this marketing phenomenon to the next level -- television.
When I looked at him, I would say to myself, 'I've stolen from him,' as everybody has who's a talker on television.
I'm eager to enter into the meeting. Anyone that we do select, I believe, will have credentials, and we'll be able to show folks numbers that they want. I feel we have to do the best job we can.
Well, I'm using a cane, so what? So what if they shot me sitting in a wheelchair? That's life!