Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.— Samuel Johnson
Famous Retirement Homes quotations
I've got too many of my friends that retired and went home and got on a rocking chair, and about a year and a half later, I'm always going to the cemetery.
I really stay busy [in retirement]. I often have to cancel my golf games on the weekends to go play in tennis tournaments.
Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas.
The goal is to enjoy it to the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money.
[Ed Grimley] lives in a retirement home in New Jersey.
It's called the Retirement Home in New Jersey for Characters Who Were Interesting in the '80s for About an Hour. He's there with the Whiners, Gumby and Jon Lovitz's 'That's the ticket' guy.
A good job is more than just a paycheck.
A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement.
Retirement: That's when you return from work one day and say, "Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever."
I want to be with my wife. Sitting on a deckchair, sipping some tea, and reading books in a retirement home, in a beautiful and warm place. I'm a romantic guy.
Although it may not be a castle, [it is the] functional equivalent of a hotel room, a vacation and retirement home or a hunting and fishing cabin.
I will never contest election in Nigeria. Whenever my husband retires, I will go back home with him.
There's one thing I always wanted to do before I quit... Retire!
Retirement is wonderful. It's doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.
The Republican Party is a friend of Social Security the way Colonel Sanders was a friend of chickens.
A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job.
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.
General Motors, like the other two geezers of the Old Three, is a vast retirement home with a small money-losing auto subsidiary.
In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.
When I retire and I'm back at home with me kids, they're not going to care that I smiled too much on the field. They're not going to care what kind of team player I was.
Many people are dreaming. Let me rent. Let me have a job. Let me work until I'm 70. That's not what the American Dream used to be. It used to be, let me own a home. Let me retire at 59 and a half or 65 at the latest. Let me do this. And now, really, given what's happened, good luck with anything happening unless you do it yourself.
No one should expect the value of their house to appreciate quickly - counting on your home to be a significant part of your retirement saving isn't a winning strategy - but it is reasonable to expect that prices generally will rise with at least the rate of inflation for some time to come.
When I retired in 2002 I had retired to stay home with my family and didn't necessarily think my playing days were over.
For now I'm building up stories for the retirement home!
Before deciding to retire, stay home for a week and watch the daytime TV shows.
I saw [ that I and my father, Cecil end our careers with 319 home runs] after I retired. It was just weird. With all the games we played, neither one of us could hit one more home run? Obviously, it was supposed to go that way. It's a pretty cool thing, I guess.
I was serious about retiring the first time, but the first week I was home my wife had SO many chores to do I went back.
I hope I'm not sitting on a bench in a retirement home talking about what was: "Oh, I worked with this guy and that guy." I hope I'm still doing it for a really long time.
Growing our economy means allowing individuals, and particularly those in the middle class, to be able to keep more of their money. It also means that people in the middle class and modest incomes to be able to pay for their retirement, to get a down payment for a home, to send a child to college.
The property boom has made us all feel wealthy, but unfortunately it has lulled many of those nearing retirement into a false sense of security.
Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever.
So when the book came out, my mother stunned us all by leaving my father.
I think three months before the book came out, she left my father the day he retired from the Marine Corps. They had a parade and march, and she came home and left.
I firmly believe as an author you have to go out in life and hear the stories of people. In pubs in the UK or a retirement home in the US it is the stories of others that bring a book to life.
During high school I worked in a retirement home.
I spent many wonderful hours hearing from service men and their widows about WWI.
One of the things I would immediately do [as Commander in Chief ], in addition to defeating them here at home, is bring back the warrior class - Petraeus, McChrystal, Mattis, Keane, Flynn. Every single one of these generals I know. Every one was retired early because they told President [Barack] Obama things that he didn't want to hear.
This is the defining issue of our time.
This is a make-or-break moment for the middle class and for all those who are fighting to get into the middle class.
If you want to retire young and retire rich, it is very important that your money be like a bird dog, going out every day and bringing home more and more assets.