65 Jimmy Buffett Quotes On Success In Life

James William Buffett is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, actor, and businessman. He is best known for his music, which often portrays an “island escapism” lifestyle. Together with his Coral Reefer Band, Buffett has recorded hit songs including “Margaritaville” (ranked 234th on the Recording Industry Association of America’s list of “Songs of the Century”) and “Come Monday”. He has a devoted base of fans known as “Parrotheads”. This Jimmy Buffett quotes will motivate you.

Best Jimmy Buffett Quotes

  1. “I have always looked at life as a voyage, mostly wonderful, sometimes frightening. In my family and friends, I have discovered treasure more valuable than gold.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  2. “Grief is like the wake behind a boat. It starts out as a huge wave that follows close behind you and is big enough to swamp and drown you if you suddenly stop moving forward. But if you do keep moving, the big wake will eventually dissipate. And after a long time, the waters of your life get calm again, and that is when the memories of those who have left begin to shine as bright and as enduring as the stars above.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  3. “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.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  4. “If there’s a heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  5. “Oh, yesterdays are over my shoulder, So I can’t look back for too long. There’s just too much to see waiting in front of me, and I know that I just can’t go wrong.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  6. “Go fast enough to get there, but slow enough to see.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  7. “Sail the main course in a simple sturdy craft. Keep her well stocked with short stories and long laughs. Go fast enough to get there but slow enough to see. Moderation seems to be the key.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  8. “Be yourself, be pleasant, play hard and have no regrets.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  9. “If life gives you limes, make margaritas.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  10. “It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad.” ~ Jimmy Buffett , Jimmy Buffett quotes about life
  11. “Therapy is extremely expensive. Popping bubble wrap is radically cheap.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  12. “We got to roll with the punches, play all of our hunches, make the best of whatever comes your way. Forget that blind ambition, learn to trust your intuition – plowing straight ahead, come what may.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  13. “Fun is about as good a habit as there is.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  14. “Some make the world go round; others watch it turn.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  15. “Some of it’s magic and some of it’s tragic but I had a good life all the way.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  16. “Shells sink, dreams float. Life’s good on our boat.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  17. “With you, I would walk anywhere” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  18. “Wrinkles will only go where the smiles have been.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  19. “later down the road of life, I made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  20. “Only time will tell if it was time well-spent” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  21. “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.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  22. “Breathe in, breathe out, move on.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  23. “And there’s that one particular harbor Sheltered from the wind Where the children play on the shore each day And all are safe within…” ~ Jimmy Buffett Quotes
  24. “Wasting away again in Margaritaville, searching for my lost shaker of salt.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  25. “Indecision may or may not be my problem.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  26. “It was too much Tequila, or not quite enough.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  27. “There will always be those who feel more comfortable not venturing from the warmth of the hearth, but there are those who prefer to look out the window and wonder what is beyond the horizon.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  28. “My voyage was never a well-conceived plan, nor will it ever be. I have made it up as I went along.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  29. “If we couldn’t laugh, we would all going to go insane.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  30. “I’d rather die while I’m living then live while I’m dead.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  31. “There’s a strange sense of pleasure being beat to hell by a storm when you’re on a ship that is not going to sink.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  32. “When the good times come around, they gallup in like wild horses. You just try to stay on them for as long as you can. And when they throw you offyou just wait in the shade until they come around again.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  33. “If the phone doesn’t ring, it’s me.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  34. “I’m growing older, but not up.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  35. “I’ve got a Caribbean soul I can barely control, and some Texas hidden here in my heart!” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  36. “Mother, mother ocean, I have heard you call. Wanted to sail upon your waters, since I was three feet tall. You’ve seen it all, you’ve seen it all. Watched the men who rode you, switch from sails to steam. In your belly, you hold the treasure that few have ever seen, most of them dreams, most of them dreams.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  37. “As a dreamer of dreams and a travelin’ man, I have chalked up many a mile. Read dozens of books about heroes and crooks, and I learned much from both of their styles.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  38. “I just want to live happily ever after, every now and then.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  39. “People who think too much before they act don’t act too much.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  40. “Some people think there’s a woman to blame, but I know – it’s my own damn fault” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  41. “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
  42. “Forget that blind ambition, and learn to trust your intuition.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  43. “Whatever thrills you, anything you love to do, just say – Someday, I will.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  44. “I’m living on things that excite me, be they pastry, or lobster, or love…” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  45. “We are the people our parents warned us about.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  46. “There’s no ‘dumb-ass’ vaccine.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  47. “The ocean has always been a salve to my soul.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  48. “We’re weird roman candles burning bright at both ends. At the end of the road’s where this story begins. Where the green of the gulf meets the blue of the sea. What makes it all happen is still a mystery to me. But those crazy days and those crazy ways, we never want to undo. We’ll be together, now and forever.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  49. “The weather is here Wish you were beautiful.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  50. “Where it all ends I can’t fathom, my friends. If I knew, I might toss out my anchor.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  51. “Love is a wave building to a crescendo. Ride if you will, ride it with me.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  52. “It’s a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  53. “Pack your bags, we’re going on a guilt trip!” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  54. “It takes just as little time to see the positive side of life as it does the negative side.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  55. “Is it time for your medication or mine?” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  56. “Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don’t know and I don’t care.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  57. “Maybe there is another who sees life not as a flickering candle but as a torch that can illuminate an undiscovered world.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  58. “There’s a little bit of fruitcake left in every one of us.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  59. “I got a PBS mind in an MTV world.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  60. “When reality looks too ugly, fantasize.” ~ Jimmy Buffett

  61. “Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  62. “Give me oysters and beer, for dinner every day of the year, and I’ll be fine.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  63. “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?” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  64. “I’m getting old, don’t wear underwear, and I don’t go to church.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  65. “What would Pop-eye do in a tight spot like this?” ~ Jimmy Buffett

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