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Jimmy Buffett Quotes


James William "Jimmy" Buffett is a singer, songwriter, author, businessman, and movie producer.
(1946 - )

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And I try to give the best bang for the buck. I love performing more than anything else.
 

And I wound up in New Orleans for all those years and it was a great place, really a catalyst creatively.
 

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.
 

At 57, to have a No. 1 album, I wasn't expecting it.
 

Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies.
 

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.
 

I always said that I wouldn't use a teleprompter, and if I start to sing real flat, I'll hang it up.
 

I can only say the first thing that pops into my mind is I remember, years ago, seeing kind of a has-been country singer working - when I first moved to Nashville - in a bar in a Holiday Inn.
 

I hate to mention age, but I come from an era when we weren't consumed by technology and television.
 

I just want to live happily ever after, every now and then.
 

I sell escapism.
 

I still consider it a summer job, though. So, I try to maintain that summer job as long as I can. But it's exciting to be able to have the opportunity to do things I always dreamed of as a kid.
[Able]
 

I'm a big follower and reactor to weather.
 

I'm inspired by people who keep on rolling, no matter their age.
 

If I couldn't laugh I just would go insane, If we couldn't laugh we just would go insane, If we weren't all crazy we would go insane.
 

If it doesn't work out there will never be any doubt that the pleasure was worth all the pain.
 

If life gives you limes, make margaritas.
 

If we weren't all crazy, we'd just go insane.
 

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
[Indecision]
 

Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
 


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