It's been the work that has carried me and I never wanted to rest on my laurels or go back and do what I done before.— David Cassidy
The most famous David Cassidy quotes that will inspire your inner self
I was silver-white by the time I was 35, but having grey hair makes me look washed out. My wife and son have both said that grey hair doesn't suit me because I have a boyish face.
I found myself very lost after 'The Partridge Family,' and I lost my dad and I lost my manager, and I lived in a bubble, and it took me 15 years to get through that and a lot of psychotherapy, and I'm laughing about it now!
I'm never going to retire and say, 'This is it.
This is my last show.' I will not go on tour - I promised my wife and son no more than two weeks on the road.
Oh, yeah. I grew up in Southern California in the 1960′s. It was very different. I was an only child as opposed to having siblings. My brothers all lived with my step-mom. I am very close to them, but we were not raised in the same house.
I'm not saying that I won't tour again, but the chances are slim because my priorities are different now.
I would be devastated if my son could not have music as part of his curriculum in school. It should not be a choice between culture and technical training - well-rounded students and graduates will make appropriate choices for their careers, but they must also be trained to make appropriate social choices.
I'm a really good team player. That's what it takes to work in the theater. That's what it takes to work in a band with musicians and writers.
You know I got kicked out of high school and I used to go to Hendrix concerts.
I used to go see Marvin Gaye and B.B. King and so here I am on television as an actor playing the part of this really sweet wholesome all American boy. The reality was I had a much different kind of teenage life.
My father had a tremendous influence on me, and I think many children who come from broken homes, esp. when they're very early. My dad left when I was 3 1/2, and he left my mom and I. It was something in order to empower myself.
I've always had a special relationship with the U.
K. fans, because even when I wasn't working they were very supportive.
I don't play nostalgia acts. I don't play nostalgia shows.
Thoroughbred racing is really my true passion. I'm living my dream.
In California, of all places, entertainment is the key to a vibrant economy.
If we do not develop young adults capable of entering that world, the financial base of this state is sure to suffer and impact all of us.
I've been able to go on and have a successful career on Broadway and certainly the last five years in Las Vegas have been amazing.
I played in garage bands and rock and roll bands when I was in junior high and high school and saw some of the great talents of all time in the local area where I lived.
I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds.
I look fine. I've had no surgery apart from an operation I had decades ago to remove the fat under my eyes. My mum looked 30 when she was 60, so I guess I owe it all to genes and hair dye.
I've had a great metamorphosis in my life.
I struggled for a number of years because I was identified with that image of the Seventies.
My life has flourished in so many ways both personally and professionally that I can't ask for a better life.
My mom used to take me down to the Jersey Shore when I was 7, 8, 9 years old.
I can remember being down in that area - Belmar, Seaside Heights, Asbury Park and all those places that I went back and revisited.
All I had done for five years was work 18 hours a day all over the world.
I needed to step back and distance myself from it.
In a very short period of time, actors can become kind of relevant and hot.
As a father, I do everything my dad didn't do. My son Beau's birth changed my life.
I've always had a love for horses since I was really young.
When I was 5 years old, the only thing that made me happy was when they'd take me out and give me pony rides.
It's not about the fame and the money because if you do good work all that stuff comes.
I had a lot of very religious influences - Christian religious.
I understand the rock star deal having been one and still going out strapping my guitar on and performing. Now, I probably do 30 or 40 dates a year and I get to relive how I felt at 19 when I played in some really bad bands.
My music was never considered cool, but I've always felt that connection with the audience.
Everything in my life was about performance when I was doing 'The Partridge Family.'
I've had a passion for horses since I was very young - I used to sit on the floor in front of the races on television and pretend to be a jockey - and I first began reading the racing form on the set of 'The Partridge Family.'
When I was 11, I moved to Los Angeles to live with my father and stepmother and my half brothers. I became really close to my stepmother, and I am still very close to my brothers. My stepmother is the actress Shirley Jones, who was in The Partridge Family alongside me, so we worked together for years.
For me to go back and to play for audiences some of whom have been following me for thirty years and some who have found me in the last five or six years, that's really an interesting thing. I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds.
I bought my first horse when I was 15.
I always loved racing and I started studying about breeding and I've been doing it now for 30 years, so I have some credibility.
I've had three biographies made about my life so people know an awful lot about me.
My mother gave up a good part of her career to look after me.
If you put the talent of all my brothers together, they wouldn't add up to the talent that was in my father.
My mother, Evelyn, was an actress and singer, and my father, Jack, was an actor.
My earliest recollection of my father is being taken to see him in a matinee.
When you have had the kind of fame I had, I was always hounded by the media and I lived a very isolated life. Now it's even more difficult. The world has changed dramatically.