Retirement Quotes


168 Retirement quotes:



"Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"A short retirement urges a sweet return."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"Fear no more the heat o the sun, nor the furious winter's rages. Thou thy worldly task hast done, home art gone and taken thy wages."
"Men and women approaching retirement age should be recycled for public service work, and their companies should foot the bill. We can no longer afford to scrap-pile people."
"I anticipate with pleasing expectations that retreat in which I promise myself to realize, without alloy, the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow citizens, the benign influence of good laws under a free government, the ever favorite object of my heart, and the happy reward, as I trust, of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers."
"Retirement is the ugliest word in the language."
"We had no revolutions to fear, nor fatigues to undergo; all our adventures were by the fireside, and all our migrations from the blue bed to the brown."
"I feel nothing but the accursed happiness I have dreaded all my life long: the happiness that comes as life goes, the happiness of yielding and dreaming instead of resisting and doing, the sweetness of the fruit that is going rotten."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"The olive-grove of Academe, / Plato's retirement, where the Attic bird / Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"Love prefers twilight to daylight."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"Learn to live well, or fairly make your will; you played, and loved, and ate, and drunk your fill: walk sober off; before a sprightlier age comes tittering on, and shoves you from the stage: leave such to trifle with more grace and ease, whom Folly pleases, and whose Follies please."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left."
"People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or later they find themselves debtor or creditor to some one."
"In recent years, IBM has been following a global strategy to move toward defined-contribution retirement plans for both existing employees and new hires. These changes are consistent with this direction and will give us more predictable retirement plan costs, along with benefits that remain ahead of — but more in line with — our competitors."
"I'm a little set back. I had no idea they were looking at retirement. I thought it would stay around for many, many years kind of like the old B-52s did."
Author: Shelton Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"Retirement the way we know it is changing dramatically,"
Author: Stern Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"Social Security is not a retirement savings plan; it is a social insurance program. It's a contract that says, as a society, we will look out for you and your family when you can no longer work."
"They're as good as they've ever been. They're still competitive. Their retirement plans are based on their sons coming up. They want to spend time helping their careers, and I have a lot of respect for them."
Author: Rudd Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"The question is whether compulsion would solve the problem of a lack of saving for retirement. We don't think it will."
"They've been able to take some notes on what aspects of retirement are attractive and what is unappealing."


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