I made a deal with the devil for a whole lot of money.
Phish and Dave Matthews really know their audiences and really treat them well. Jimmy Buffet
Moderation is the key so I work certain amount of time and then I take a certain amount of time off.
Mother Mother Ocean, I have heard your call.
[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, ...
It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad.
I can't fax you my love, I can't email my heart.
I don't think there was one arrest. And everybody in the neighborhood made a ton of money.
Well, I'm still here. Didn't have to go to rehab, and I'm not broke. Jimmy Buf
So I'll put on my bob marley tape And practice what I preach Get jah lost in the reggae mon As I walk along the beach
We made it nearly 20 centuries, a bunch of monkeys with PH Ds.
Whether it's a letter, song lyrics, part of a novel, or instructions on how to fix a kitchen sink, it's writing. You keep your craft honed, you acquire the discipline to finish things. You turn into a self-taskmaster.
If it doesn't work out there will never be any doubt that the pleasure was worth all the pain.
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
Yeah. I wouldn't do it if it wasn't fun... We're showing people how, in a pretty crazy and whacked-out, dangerous world, you can still have fun.
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.
I'm living on things that excite me, be they pastry, or lobster, or love......
Whatever thrills you, anything you love to do, just say - Someday, I will.
Indecision may or may not be my problem. Jimmy Buffet
[Writing] is edit, edit, edit. It's almost like getting a boat ready to go to sea. You've still got a countless number of things left to fix, but you've just got to go, "O.K., everybody get on the boat. We're going, ready or not."
There's no 'dumb-ass' vaccine.
That to me is the way any good romantic would look at his life: Live it first, then write it down before you go.
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
It's been wonderful for me, and I feel so privileged to have fans that are that loyal.
I just want to live happily ever after, every now and then.
It's those changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes nothing remains quite the same. With all of our running and all of our cunning, if we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane.
The message of this movie is not only that our kids are smarter than adults, but it's our world that they're going to inherit, and it's great to see activism at that early age.
Don't try to describe the ocean if you've never seen it.
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.
Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party.