When one door closes, another one opens.— Alexander Graham Bell
Reckoning Retirement Speech quotations
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf.
As in all successful ventures, the foundation of a good retirement is planning.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
Retirement: It's nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese.
Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.
Retirement: That's when you return from work one day and say, "Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever."
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.
You know you're getting old when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.
When you retire, you switch bosses - from the one who hired you to the one who married you.
Don't exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercises your freedom of thought.
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.
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.
I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence.
Forever, and forever, farewell, Cassius! If we do meet again, why, we shall smile; If not, why then this parting was well made.
Language most shows a man; speak that I may see thee; it springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us, and is the image of the parent of it, the mind. No glass renders a man's form or likeness so true as his speech.
Indeed a good quotation hardly ever comes amiss.
It is a pleasing break in the thread of a speech or writing, allowing the speaker or writer to retire for an instant while another and greater makes himself heard. And this calling-up of the deathless dead implies also a community of mind with them, which the reader will not grudge the author lest he should seem to deny it to himself.