Retirement Quotes and Sayings Page 3
"Retirement is the time when you never do all the things you intended
to do when you were still working."
"With retirement, however, comes a great chunk of free time."
Steven D. Price, How to Survive Retirement
Inspirational Quotes |
"Retirement doesn't epitomize inefficiency and oldness. Rather, it accurately
represents a reward for those who have worked hard to make ends
meet and to provide for a family."
Adrian J.Williams, Retirement: The Ultimate Retirement Planning Guide!
"For younger people, the dream of a full-stop retirement is becoming
less and less attainable. If the official 'retirement' age keeps rising,
young people being told to save for their old age will likely throw up
Mike Drak, Victory Lap Retirement
Top Ten Work Quotes |
"Retirement is not about 'finding' ourselves - or losing ourselves in electronic
distractions - but about creating a new life for ourselves and those around us.
Rick Steiner Ph.D., Retirement: Different by Design
Quotes about Life |
"When you are suddenly available 24/7, you can spend more time with your
family and friends. This is good. You've no doubt looked forward to having
more free time and there are endless opportunities available to you and
your loved ones."
Olivia Greenwell, So You've Retired
One size does not fit all in retirement. Your unique personality determines
those things that bring positive energy into your life.
If you can identify those activities that feel natural and pleasurable,
you will start down a path that brings joy to yourself and others.
Mark Evan Chimsky, 65 Things To Do When You Retire
"When you retire, you're faced with a possibility for renewal and
reinvention that is basically unequaled in any other transition in your life.
It's up to you to decide what your goals are and how you're going to
Sid Miramontes, Retirement: Your New Beginning
" . . . there is an exciting world of possibilities out there that very
few of us get the chance to explore during our working lives,
but retirement is that time!"
Stella Rheingold, 101 Fun Things to do in Retirement
"We were short on female role models in the world of work, and
we'll be equally short on female role models for retirement.
Margaret Hovanec, Redefining Retirement
Top Ten Retirement Quotes |
In Canada, the number of new retirees jumped from 170,000 annually
five years ago to 250,000 now. In five more years, the number
will rise to 400,000 annually. In North America over 10,000 people
retire every day - that's about 1,200 people retiring every hour of an
8-hour working day.
Riley Moynes, The Four Phases of Retirement
End Of Achievement |
My formula for a treasured retirement is simple: plan, design, enjoy.
Julia Valentine, Joy Compass
He (Andrew Carnegie) had entered retirement intending to devote
all his time and efforts to his philanthropy. But his last years were consumed
with another cause: world peace.
David Nasaw, Andrew Carnegie
"In many cultures, there's a construct called retirement in which people
are expected to alter their activities dramatically after a certain age."
Vishen Lakhiani, The Code of the Extraordinary Mind
It can take as long as three years to completely adjust to your retirement. Be patient and know that a new life is awakening within you.
Mark Evan Chimsky, 65 Things To Do When You Retire
"There are so many other interesting ways to spend your time.
I feel like early retirement is a gift, but it's such an incredible gift.
It's a gift I need to use."
Many retirees start their own businesses after they retire, either because
they need the money or because it's something they want to do...Your
business can be consulting, selling art or crafts, running a flea market
booth, training, speaking, freelance writing, or just about anything you
Dave Hughes, Smooth Sailing into Retirement
"Because we can picture it, we will work for it, save for it, sacrifice for it.
There's nothing wrong with retirement,
but it only lasts a few decades at best."
John Burke, Imagine Heaven
"May you always have work for your hands to do.
May your pockets hold always a coin or two.
May the sun shine bright on your windowpane.
May the rainbow be certain to follow each rain.
May the hand of a friend always be near you.
And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you."
Irish Quotes and Sayings |
I am not retired...I'm way too busy for that...I'm still volunteering my
time to wonderful programs and projects. I'm still trying to make a
difference in this world.
Hyrum W. Smith, Purposeful Retirement
Making A Difference |
"There is not a single healthy retired person I know who does not still
work to one extent or another - even if he or she does not need the money,
including me! Why? Because even if you don't need the money,
you still need the work!"
Wallace R.Curiel, THRIFTCRAFT - How to Work Less, Live More, and Retire at Any Age Sooner Than You Ever Dreamed Possible!
R etire, now it is your time to:
e xperience all that life has to offer,
t ake time to smell the roses,
i nvestigate your hobbies,
r evitalize your dreams, and,
e mbark on a new way of life!
Retirement has been a discovery of beauty for me.
I never had the time before to notice the beauty of my grandkids,
my wife, the tree outside my very own front door. And, the beauty of
Retire from your job but never from meaningful projects.
Stephen R. Covey, The 8th Habit
"It won't be the same around here without you.
For you brightened every day.
You will be missed but we wish you lots of happiness."
"While some people can't wait until their retirement,
others feel cheated that they have to retire at all.."
Catherine Pulsifer, from Wings for Work
"Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas.
The goal is to enjoy it the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money."
... recent decades have seen a transformation in the possibilities that
are ushered in by retirement, at least in Western society. Improvements in
life expectancy mean that, for most of us, there will typically be 15–20
years available for quality living before we truly recede.
Derek Milne, The Psychology of Retirement
"Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache unless you play golf."
"You've heard of the three ages of man: Youth, middle age, and
you're looking wonderful."
"Retired is being tired twice, I've thought, first tired of working,
then tired of not."
"It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man."
Professor Scott Elledge
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records.
A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience
achieves more with less energy and time.
"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
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