David Cook quotes

  • If you can't do anything about it, laugh like hell.
    -- David Cook

    #Happy Life #Laughing #Hell

  • My brothers are my backbone. My parents are my oxygen. I can't live without them.
    -- David Cook

    #Brother #Oxygen #Parent

  • It's amazing what a spray-on tan will do.
    -- David Cook

  • Some of the best rock shows I ever saw were those appealing to all your senses.
    -- David Cook

    #Rocks #Saws #Shows

  • There's definitely a visual aspect and an emotional aspect to a song. And that harks back, for me, to theater.
    -- David Cook

    #Song #Emotional #Theater

  • I actually got to write with one of my musical heroes, a guy named Raine Maida from Our Lady Peace. I got to sit down and write some songs with him, and that was pretty heavy. I listened to Our Lady Peace growing up. It got me through the teenage angst.
    -- David Cook

    #Song #Growing Up #Teenage

  • I got to play with ZZ Top and introduce Bryan Adams and George Michael. And to have it all topped off by me winning 'American Idol?!' It's pretty absurd.
    -- David Cook

    #Winning #Idols #Play

  • I have to be involved. Whether it's me writing by myself or with other people, I definitely want to have my hand in the creative process. That's part of why I got into music in the first place.
    -- David Cook

    #Writing #Hands #People

  • I never want to play a show where it feels overly programmed, processed, and all that. For anybody that comes to one of our shows, the goal for me is to make sure that's their show. That nobody else is going to see that show ever again. You know what I mean? I try to make it different every day.
    -- David Cook

    #Mean #Play #Goal

  • I spent a majority of my life in Kansas City, so I am a Chiefs and Royals guy. I used to work for the Royals for like five years in the suites department and in the stadium club restaurant.
    -- David Cook

    #Years #Cities #Kansas City

  • I think every good song tells a story, as ambiguous and vague as it may be. And if you know what a song is talking about, it can only help your performance.
    -- David Cook

    #Song #Thinking #Talking

  • I'm admittedly a record guy. Singles and I are a different beast. I'm definitely an overall picture thinker.
    -- David Cook

    #Guy #Different #Records

  • I think the future is whatever I'm willing to make it.
    -- David Cook

    #Thinking #Willing

  • Alcoholism is a well documented pathological reaction to unresolved grief.
    -- David Cook

    #Grief #Alcohol #Reactions

  • If you wanna know the truth, you make or break my day. If you wanna know the truth, I wouldn't have it any other way.
    -- David Cook

    #Way #Break

  • I will never shy away from embarrassing myself for a good cause
    -- David Cook

    #Shy #Causes #Embarrassing

  • Life has a strange way of working itself out
    -- David Cook

    #Way #Strange

  • Enjoy the experience, don't just experience the experience
    -- David Cook

    #Enjoy

  • It's amazing what a haircut and forgetting to shave will do.
    -- David Cook

    #Forget #Haircuts

  • I live for Tuesdays, and die by Wednesdays.
    -- David Cook

    #Tuesday #Wednesday

  • I fell in front of the SYTYCD dancers. I was tryin to do the twirl, and I bit it...pretty hard. Then Michael Johns made fun of me, and...
    -- David Cook

    #Fun #Dancer #Made

  • I absolutely think the Seattle grunge sound was instrumental to my music education.
    -- David Cook

    #Thinking #Sound #Music Education

  • With the Chiefs, you can't live in Kansas City and not like the Chiefs. To go catch a game at Arrowhead is a pretty great experience. I haven't had the chance to go to games anywhere else, but, from what I'm told, I don't really need to.
    -- David Cook

    #Games #Cities #Kansas City

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