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Jimmy Buffett Quotes and Sayings

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Is it ignorance or apathy?
Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
- Jimmy Buffett

Related topics: Cynical

It's been wonderful for me, and I feel so privileged
to have fans that are that loyal.
- Jimmy Buffett

I sell escapism.
- Jimmy Buffett

If life gives you limes, make margaritas.
- Jimmy Buffett

 

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.
- Jimmy Buffett

Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

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

My mother insisted that her children read.
- Jimmy Buffett

Why dont we get drunk and screw?
- Jimmy Buffett

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

Older and wiser voices can help you find the right path,
if you are only willing to listen.
- Jimmy Buffett

Moderation is the key so I work certain amount of time
and then I take a certain amount of time off.
- Jimmy Buffett

People who think too much before they act don't act too much.
- Jimmy Buffett

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.
- Jimmy Buffett

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.
- Jimmy Buffett

Quitting doesn't enter my mind.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

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.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

You know, as a writer, I'm more of a listener than a writer,
cuz if I hear something I will write it down.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

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.
- Jimmy Buffett

Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable
when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party.
- Jimmy Buffett

We are the people our parents warned us about.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

Phish and Dave Matthews really know their audiences
and really treat them well.
- Jimmy Buffett

Well, I'm still here.
Didn't have to go to rehab, and I'm not broke.
- Jimmy Buffett

I'm a big follower and reactor to weather.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

Indecision may or may not be my problem.
- Jimmy Buffett

To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms,
I always default to reading.
- Jimmy Buffett

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

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

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

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.
- Jimmy Buffett

Places I've lived since then had to have some kind
of uniqueness and character about them.
And logically Key West, and then Down Island.
So, all of that stuff sort of had it's roots in New Orleans and went crazy.
- Jimmy Buffett

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.
- Jimmy Buffett

The stores and the things like that,
the business side of things came out at the point when,
I'd say probably in the early '70s, it looked like
the year of the singer-songwriter was over,
'cause music changed in our time and the spotlight was out.
- Jimmy Buffett

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

At the root of all the harm we cause is ignorance.
- Pema Chodron

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Ignorance and bungling with love
are better than wisdom and skill without.
- Henry David Thoreau

Fear always springs from ignorance.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
- Irene Peter

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
- Laurence J. Peter

True friendship can afford true knowledge.
It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
- Henry David Thoreau

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard


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