Older and wiser voices can help you find the right path, if you are only willing to listen. Jimmy Buf
It's a jungle out there kiddies. Have a very fruitful day.
Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too.
Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care. Jimmy Buffet
I want to keep going as I have, to travel, read, perform, write, and enjoy my family. I've promised myself only this: no more Laundromats, no more two-shows-a-night, and no more deadlines. I'll work at my own pace.
Some people think there's a woman to blame, but I know - it's my own damn fault
Nobody else cares about you at the beginning of your career except you-and, of course, your mother. Your mother is there because that is what mothers do.
There's a little bit of fruitcake left in everyone of us.
My occupational hazard is my occupation's just not around...
I always said that I wouldn't use a teleprompter, and if I start to sing real flat, I'll hang it up.
Songwriters write songs, but they really belong to the listener.
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.
You know, as a writer, I'm more of a listener than a writer, cuz if I hear something I will write it down.
Any attempts at autobiography before the age of eighty seem pretty self-involved to me. There are a lot of smart middle aged people but not many wise ones.
You know Death will get you in the end, but if you are smart and have a sense of humor, you can thumb your nose at it for awhile
We made it nearly 20 centuries, a bunch of monkeys with PH Ds.
Pack your bags, we're going on a guilt trip!
Some of it's magic and some of it's tragic but I had a good life all the way.
And I wound up in New Orleans for all those years and it was a great place, really a catalyst creatively.
My mother insisted that her children read.
There's something missing in the music industry today... and it's music. Songs you hear don't last, it's just product fed to you by the industry.
I sell escapism.
Gluttony, do not eat thy neighbor's wife's popcorn.
It's important to have as much fun as possible while we're here. It balances out the times when the minefield of life explodes.
It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad.
Indecision may or may not be my problem.
It takes just as little time to see the positive side of life as it does the negative side.
I've always found drugs and alcohol somewhat pedestrian. It's like, I don't need an external agent to open my mind. I'm here, conscious, alert, present. Why would I alter that?
It's my job to be better than the rest, and that's enough reason to go for me. It's my job to be better than the rest, and that makes the day for me.