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Some of Dick Clark quotes on music, rock n roll, age, youth, hard work, ideas, people, trying, travel, funny, etc. 

14 Quotes By Dick Clark

Famous As: Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio personality, Restaurateur

Born On: November 30, 1929

Died On: April 18, 2012

Born In: Mount Vernon

Founder / Co Founder: Dick Clark Productions, Swan Records

Died At Age: 82

Dick Clark was an iconic radio, media, and TV personality, best known for hosting music and dance TV program ‘American Bandstand,’ from 1957 to 1988. Due to a wide number of young audience watching ‘American Bandstand,’Dick was popularly known as the ‘America's oldest teenager’ or ‘the world's oldest teenager.’ He was also known as the host of TV shows, such as ‘Pyramid’ and ‘Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.’  He was also the executive producer of ‘Dick Clark Productions’ and founder of the popular restaurant ‘American Bandstand Diner.’ He was also a successful TV producer and actor. He appeared in some popular films, including ‘The Young Doctors,’ ‘Killers Three,’ and ‘Spy Kids.’ He was honored with 4 ‘Emmy Awards’ and ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’ We have curated some of his thoughts on music, rock n roll, age, youth, hard work, ideas, people, trying, travel, funny, etc. 

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

The music of your youth stays with you throughout 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

Music is the soundtrack of your life.

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

Jet lag is for amateurs.

Dick Clark

If you want to stay young-looking, pick your parents very carefully.

Dick Clark

I'm a survivor in a business that constantly rejects you.

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

Age ain't got nothing to do with how old you are.

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