"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Jimmy Buffett on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Jimmy Buffett on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Jimmy Buffett on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Jimmy Buffett on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Jimmy Buffett on Abraham Lincoln
"I'm inspired by people who keep on rolling, no matter their age."
"I hate to mention age, but I come from an era when we weren't consumed by technology and television."
"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."
"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."
"Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been."