Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Retiring is easy. Staying retired — now that's the trick!

Here are 10 retirement quotes for retirees and soon-to-be retirees to help them retire happy, wild, and free: These retirement quotations come from the Sensational Quotes for Smart People Website:

    Retirement gives people the opportunity to think about and reconnect with themselves and their neglected dreams or the forgotten pleasure of activities that bring joy.
    — Mona Gallagher

    If you retire right [ with or without Social Security] the only thing you will worry about is when to eat and when to sleep.
    — Unknown wise person

    You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
    — Rabindranath Tagore

    The concept of freedom is never truly realized until one settles into retirement mode.
    — A. Major

    It [my retirement plan] will involve living on a private island, with a genius chef, cigars and fine wines. I'm gonna be fat. That's what I enjoy. That's the payback for all the hard work.
    — American rapper Jay-Z

    Retirement: A Time to Become Much More than You Have Ever Been
    — from How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free

    The best retirement is no retirement at all.
    — Unknown sad sack

    When the majority of people get my age, once they retire and get Social Security they lay on the couch and do nothing. The next thing you know, they're not with us any more.
    — 77-year-old Retiree August Gonsoulin

    The best time to start thinking about your retirement dreams is before your boss does.
    — Unknown retired person

    If you don't keep busy, it's [retirement] all over. I found out that from people much older than me. "Keep moving," they say, and that's what I'm doing. When I get up in the morning with aches and pains, I don't let it control me. When you sit down and don't do anything, you are going to disintegrate. Well, you're going to disintegrate anyway, but you'll do it quicker.
    - Adelaide Bentley

    Retiring is easy. Staying retired — now that's the trick!
    — Richard Parker, Author of
    Retired & Staying Retired; Enjoying the RV Lifestyle

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