Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been.
I just thank God I don't live in a trailer.
I hate to mention age, but I come from an era when we weren't consumed by technology and television. My mother insisted that her children read. To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading.
It's a jungle out there kiddies. Have a very fruitful day.
Any manual labor I've done was purely by mistake.
And you find as a writer there are certain spots on the planet where you write better than others, and I believe in that. And New Orleans is one of them.
My occupational hazard is my occupation's just not around...
I sell escapism. Jimmy Buffet
Is it ignorance or apathy, I forget the lessons taught to me.
Well, I'm still here. Didn't have to go to rehab, and I'm not broke. Jimmy Buf
Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party.
If it doesn't work out there will never be any doubt that the pleasure was worth all the pain.
Some of it's magic and some of it's tragic but I had a good life all the way.
Lights are glowing in the palm trees...
Moderation is the key so I work certain amout of time and then I take a certain amount of time off.
One of the inescapable encumbrances of leading an interesting life is that there have to be moments when you almost lose it.
If we weren't all crazy, we'd just go insane. Jimmy Buffet
Breathe in, breathe out, move on...
Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care. Jimmy Buffet
If we weren't all crazy, we'd just go insane.
Our children may save us if they are taught to care properly for the planet; but if not, it may be back to the Ice Age or the caves from where we first emerged. Then we'll have to view the universe above from a cold, dark place. No more jet skis, nuclear weapons, plastic crap, broken pay phones, dru
later down the road of life, i made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.
These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America. We don't have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks.
We are the people our parents warned us about.
We got to roll with the punches, play all of our hunches, make the best of whatever comes your way. Forget that blind ambition, learn to trust your intuition - plowing straight ahead, come what may.
[Buffett connected with Goodman through their shared sense of humor and love of baseball. They were folk music's version of the Gas House Gang.] When I saw him perform, it struck a chord with me that not only was he a better guitar player than I was, but he was a solo act with a sense of humor, ...
They send you off to college, try to gain a little knowledge, but all you want to do is learn how to score.
If thereâ€™s a heaven for me, Iâ€™m sure it has a beach attached.
We had been talking to the Cubs for a long time about doing this,