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

Author: Simone De Beauvoir (1908-1986)

Profession: French Novelist, Essayist

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

Author: George Burns (1896-1996)

Profession: American Comedy Actor

To retire is to die.

Author: Pablo Casals (1876-1973)

Profession: Spanish Cellist, Conductor, Composer

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

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

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

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

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

Author: Javier Perez De Cuellar

Profession:

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

Author: George Foreman (1949)

Profession: American Boxer

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

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

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.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

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.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright

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

Author: Virginia Graham

Profession:

Retirement is the ugliest word in the language.

Author: Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961)

Profession: American Writer

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?

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

Love prefers twilight to daylight.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

When some fellers decide to retire nobody knows the difference.

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist