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Love prefers twilight to daylight.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.

Ambrose Bierce

Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.

Malcolm Muggeridge

The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.

Unknown

A man is known by the company that keeps him on after retirement age.

Unknown

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.

Abe Lemons

To retire is to die.

Pau (Pablo) Casals

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.

George Burns

A short retirement urges a sweet return.

John Milton

I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.

Voltaire

I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband.

Thurgood Marshall

I am a free man. I feel as light as a feather.

Javier Perez De Cuellar

Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire.

Margaret Mead

When some fellers decide to retire nobody knows the difference.

Kin Hubbard

When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.

Gail Sheehy

The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income.

George Foreman

There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job.

Peter Drucker

I only work every couple of years. I go into retirement between films.

Paul Hogan

The rate of return on Social Security for people nearing retirement is about 1.5 percent. By the time young children like mine are ready to retire, that rate of return will be a negative percentage.

Paul Ryan

Perhaps you should say there should be mandatory retirement even of members of the court, members of the federal judiciary. I'm sure there can be questions about whether one does as good work when you get into your - you know, I'm 67.

William Rehnquist

I believe in financial retirement. I don't necessarily believe in physical retirement.

Jerry Doyle

The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth, to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent on government for their basic needs in their retirement years.

Neal Boortz

There's been a lot said about Social Security reform. What has been left out of the debate is the double tax on Social Security benefits. I believe it's time to get rid of a tax that punishes seniors and discourages work and retirement savings.

Rob Simmons

The 1993 Social Security tax penalizes seniors who have planned for their retirement through savings, investment and hard work. That's wrong, and that's why the double tax on Social Security must end.

Rob Simmons

Americans believe that people should work hard and get ahead on their own, but when disaster strikes and they need help with retirement or disability, Americans as a whole should come to their aid.

Jacob Hacker

Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg.

Gresham Barrett

Our government makes the simple promise of a secure retirement to every American who works for many years and contributes to our retirement benefit system.

Sue Kelly

Social Security is the very foundation of retirement security for millions of Americans.

Sue Kelly

In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts.

Herman Cain

First, women are more likely to live in poverty during their retirement years than are men.

Ginny Brown-Waite

If a woman did not work and have the opportunity to save and invest on her own throughout her lifetime, she is often totally reliant on her family and Social Security for her retirement years.

Ginny Brown-Waite

On the other end of the spectrum, these women who do live long enough to collect Social Security face the challenge of being disproportionately dependent on the Social Security system for retirement income.

Ginny Brown-Waite

I wish that my husband's friends had left him where he is, happy and contented in retirement.

Anna Harrison

I had a very bad torn groin, my abdomen right through my legs. I was finding it really hard to get in the ring and run around and function at a decent rate. Then they had the idea that it might be better to do a retirement thing.

Owen Hart

I've enjoyed my retirement.

Darrell Royal

Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations.

Cliff Stearns

Well, today people have to be self-reliant if they want a secure retirement income.

Scott Cook

The current institutionally provided retirement plans will not cover people's needs upon retirement.

Scott Cook

A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity, because they simply are not preparing for retirement now.

Scott Cook

Today more people believe in UFOs than believe that Social Security will take care of their retirement.

Scott Cook

I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that provides secure retirement benefits for all, especially those who are most at risk such as widows, orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.

Chaka Fattah

At their core, Americans all want the same basic things: a quality education for their children, a good job so they can provide for their families, healthcare and affordable prescription drugs, security during retirement, a strongly equipped military and national security.

Ruben Hinojosa

However, the Administration's plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won't make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans.

Ruben Hinojosa

The Princess's so-called 'time and space speech' at the end of '93 about a year after the formal separation, looking back on it it's called her retirement from public life but we've seen in fact it's nothing of the kind.

Anthony Holden

Planning to play: that's what saving for retirement is today - and it is antithetical to the nature of play, fully within the definition of work, and blissfully ignorant of the reality of death.

John Thorn

Obviously, people with low or even moderate incomes could not afford such savings rates, and even diligent savings from their low wages would not be enough to pay for either retirement or healthcare.

William Greider

A lot of the money in the stock market is really our national retirement plan, for better or worse.

Ron Chernow

I'm dubious about having Social Security put into the stock market. I think that we have gotten very far away from the idea that there's something sacrosanct about retirement investments.

Ron Chernow

We really haven't had very much experience with people funding their retirement out of the stock market, and we don't know, frankly, how it would work under every scenario.

Ron Chernow

It seems as if everybody in the country was getting impatient to get his or her particular soldier out of the Army and to upset the carefully arranged system of points for retirement which we had arranged with the approval of the Army itself.

Henry L. Stimson

The rolling contract was designed to specifically take away some of that retirement talk and retirement issue.

David Gill

As Americans, we can choose where we work and live, what we drive, which insurance plan is best for us, so why can we not give workers a choice when it comes to their retirement?

John Doolittle

President Roosevelt, the author of Social Security, was the first to suggest that, in order to provide for the country's retirement needs, Social Security would need to be supplemented by personal savings accounts.

John Doolittle

I think if we are actually going to accept our generation's responsibility, that's going to mean that we give our children no less retirement security than we inherited from our parents.

Carol Moseley Braun

There is a kind of fear, approaching a panic, that's spreading through the Baby Boom Generation, which has suddenly discovered that it will have to provide for its own retirement.

Ron Chernow

Social Security makes up a much larger share of total retirement income for unmarried women and minorities than it does for married couples, unmarried men and whites.

Diane Watson

With aching hands and bleeding feet We dig and heap, lay stone on stone;We bear the burden and the heatOf the long day, and wish 'twere done.Not till the hours of light returnAll we have built as we discern.

Matthew Arnold

Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.

Simone de Beauvoir

Have you ever been out for a late autumn walk in the closing part of the afternoon and suddenly looked up to realize that the leaves have practically all gone? And the sun has set and the day gone before you knew it

Hal Borland

Lord Tyrawley and I have been dead these two years, but we don't choose to have it known.

Lord Chesterfield

The worst of work nowadays is what happens to people when they cease to work.

G. K. Chesterton

I'm happy about my decision and I haven't once said, 'I wonder if I made the wrong decision.' I know it's the right one.

Brett Favre

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

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.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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.

Oliver Goldsmith

When some people retire, it's going to be mighty hard to be able to tell the difference.

Virginia Graham

Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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.

Samuel Johnson

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.

Maggie Kuhn

Retirement: Statutory senility.

Emmett O'Donnell

Study until twenty five, investigate until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.

William Osler

Eating's going to be a whole new ball game. I may even have to buy a new pair of trousers.

Lester Piggott

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.

William Shakespeare

Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

William Shakespeare

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.

George Bernard Shaw

As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.

Anthony Trollope

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.

George Washington

Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.

Anthony Burgess

I tell people retirement isn't what you think. You are going to sit around and waste your life, you can only golf so much. To stay young, you have to stay in the mix.

Ron Rice

Especially if you're over 40, shortening the term of your loan to pay it off sooner could make you mortgage-free in retirement.

Barbara Corcoran

Sixty felt like a big landmark. Not in a dreadful sense, but none of the other birthdays have bothered me. It's got labels on it - OAP, retirement - and I just wanted to take stock. I wanted to be in my greenhouse at home and at least give myself the opportunity of not working again.

Julie Walters

I keep active because I have not announced my retirement, because that is something that takes time and you have to plan it. Plus, it is something that the Dominican people expected.

Pedro Martinez

There are some who start their retirement long before they stop working.

Robert Half

I don't even think about a retirement program because I'm working for the Lord, for the Almighty. And even thought the Lord's pay isn't very high, his retirement program is, you might say, out of this world.

George Foreman

We have a rare and perhaps small window of opportunity to set partisan differences aside, and attempt to achieve what many in recent years have felt was unreachable - greater retirement security for ourselves and our children.

Gordon Smith

The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut.

Mark Dayton

I agree that we must expand opportunities for retirement saving, but we must not undermine this worthy effort with a flawed privatization scheme that takes the 'security' out of Social Security.

Mary Landrieu

I can enjoy a vacation as well as the next person, as long as I know it's a vacation and not a premature retirement.

Mary Crosby

Florida, is Gods waiting room.

Glenn Le Grice

Pension reforms, like investment advice and automatic enrollment, will strengthen the ability of Americans to save and invest for retirement.

Steve Bartlett

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.

Barack Obama

One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124,000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3.3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500,000 for health care benefits - a total of $3.8m on a $120,000 investment.

Chris Christie

I think retirement's for old people. I'm still in the business, thank you. I have a young child of nine years old, and I want to live as long as I can to see him grow up. I'm enjoying my life and I want to stick around for as long as I can.

Harrison Ford

Starting a new retirement plan for those below a certain age is something tens of millions of Americans have already been through at work.

Mitch Daniels

I've had moments where I realize my body isn't going to withstand many more seasons, but I am very satisfied with my career and I am trying not to look at retirement as a sad thing.

Cat Osterman

Of course, I'm sour that if (retirement) happens, I didn't get to quit on my own terms.

Peter Forsberg

I'm happy in retirement.

Greg Rusedski

When you look at facing retirement in your mid-30s, and all of a sudden the outlet for that passion and work ethic goes away, you can't just sit back in a rocking chair and be retired at 35. I'm not a good enough golfer to play golf every day.

Drew Bledsoe

Who knows whether in retirement I shall be tempted to the last infirmity of mundane minds, which is to write a book.

Geoffrey Fisher

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