quote by Jimmy Buffett

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

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Main course quote What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

The three main elements of public relations are practically as old as society: informing people, persuading people, or integrating people with people. Of course, the means and methods of accomplishing these ends have changed as society has changed.

Our main agenda is to have all guns banned of course.

We must use whatever means possible. It doesn't matter if you have to distort facts or even lie. Our task of creating a socialist America can only succeed when those who would resist us have been totally disarmed.

Main course quote Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It w

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.

We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning.

Fun can be the dessert of our lives but never its main course.

The main aim of the [political] dialogue should be to resolve the problems of the nation, not to find who is the winner and who is the loser. That's not what it's all about. It's to try and find an answer that is acceptable to all parties concerned, which would of course require some give and take.

Main course quote Happiness mainly comes from out own attitude, rather than from external factors.

Happiness mainly comes from out own attitude, rather than from external factors.

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The state can be and has often been in the course of history the main source of mischief and disaster.

From Here to Eternity' happens to be fourteen-carat entertainment.

The main trouble is that it is too entertaining for a film in which love affairs flounder, one sweet guy is beaten to death, and a man of high principles is mistaken for a saboteur and killed on a golf course.

I like setting up problems for the viewer, like how do you visually deal with a ring when what’s usually in the center of a painting is very important? It's like the main course isn't there and you're having to deal with everything around what would normally be the main course.

Main course quote Follow one course until successful.

Follow one course until successful.

As relationships progress, the time you spend smooching diminishes.

Where kissing was once an enjoyable entree unto itself, it becomes a mere appetizer couples hasten through on the way to the main course.

I jest, of course; premature ejaculation isn't a laughing matter for anyone, except for your friends when you tell them about it on the phone the next morning. My first marriage ended because the main event was invariably over before my husband got his socks off.

I've been patient with everything - management, coaches, players - but I want to play. I think I took my time eating my soup, the soup is gone. Now it's time for the main course. The appetizers, throw them out the window.

Main course quote Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced

Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced a coherent story in his mind, not necessarily that the story is true.

Where do architects and designers get their ideas? The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?

I grew up watching a lot of the coverage of the early U.

S. space program, all the way back starting with Mercury and then through Gemini and Apollo and of course going to the moon as the main part of the Apollo program.

Of course the most difficult thing on the violin is always intonation.

The second one is rhythm. If you play in tune, in time with a good sound that's already high level. Those three are the main things.

Main course quote Even the smallest person can change the course of the course of the future.

Even the smallest person can change the course of the course of the future.

Where do architects and designers get their ideas? The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?

Most pleasures are best as a seasoning, not the main course. p. 374

Walt's idea was that - as soon as the people who were dining got through their main course. They were supposed to all be seated, served at the same time, when they got into the dessert.

Main course quote The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

Emotions are classes in the Earth school.

Some classes are about fear, and some are about love. The Universe is your tutor, and your classroom is your life. The main course in the Earth school, Authentic Power, is the same for everyone, but different students need different courses in order to complete it.

Singlehood is not longer a state to be overcome as soon as possible.

It has its own rewards. Marriage is not the gateway to adulthood anymore. For most people it's the dessert - desirable, but no longer the main course.

My main job was developing talent. I was a gardener providing water and other nourishment to our top 750 people. Of course, I had to pull out some weeds, too.

Main course quote What we see depends mainly on what we look for

What we see depends mainly on what we look for

I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that, and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree. Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my main interests in my teenage years.

That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida.

Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes.

I look at the effect that an individual's fame has on their family, for example, and the limitations that places upon your life to an extent - of course, it brings marvelous things too, but it brings them mainly to the individual. The people around the famous person often pay a price without reaping many of the rewards.

Main course quote The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

I was at a school in England, a prep school, from the ages of 8 and 13.

And every play they did was a musical. Parents love musicals. And I don't sing. It was driving me crazy. 'We're doing 'Macbeth.'' 'Yes!' 'The musical!' And I was always in the chorus, because of course, in all the main parts, you had to be able to sing.

Often for hors d'oeuvres, I serve room temperature vegetables, something like that, so that the main course might be quite rich but the first course has balanced it out.

I feel sorry for the poor kids whose parents feel they're qualified to teach them at home. Of course, some parents are smarter than some teachers, but in the main I see home-schooling as misguided foolishness.

Main course quote It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in o

It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.

Some people prefer eating dessert to the main course. These people have never been really hungry.

Over the course of the last quarter century I've learned a lot.

And the main thing I've learned is that we're better together and that our society needs inclusion - right? - not exclusion.

When I first covered [presidential election ] in 2008, I was asking questions for kids around the world, but mainly for myself. I didn't know the process, I didn't know how it worked. Now, of course, I'm more schooled on it, but I deal with so much politics in my fashion work and in Hollywood, that I haven't been as connected this time.

Main course quote Setting an example is not the main means of influencing, it is the only means.

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing, it is the only means.

It was long after midnight and the stars looked damp and chilly;

the air was full of the busy silence of the night, which is created by hundreds of small furry things treading very carefully in the hope of finding dinner while avoiding being the main course.

I think it is a good thing to have woman friends at every stage of life.

We confide in each other, we support each other, we understand each other most of the time. Of course, sometimes we are competitive or angry or distant, too. But I do think it is important not to let the main friendships slip away in the sweep of the days.

My main contribution was to demolish the myths that India couldn't economically afford nuclear weapons. Of course I made these political arguments too, but the main contribution I made was a study of the cost of acquiring a credible deterrent, and show that it was within the budget of India, and it would not be an unbearable burden.

... three main components of leadership: mastery of the subject-matter, ability convincingly to articulate the particular course of action required and a fervent belief in its correctness.

My theory is that I decided to be a writer when I was about seven, but of course it is not as simple as that. Like most writers, I had to work at other things to earn a living and wrote mainly in the evenings, often very late at night, for many years.

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