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Retirement Quotes, Sayings about retiring

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A gold watch is the most appropriate gift for retirement, as its recipients have given up so many of their golden hours in a lifetime of service.
– Harry Mahtar

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A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
– George Bernard Shaw

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I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy.
– Danny McGoorty

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Fear no more the heat o’ th’ sun, Nor the furious winter’s rages. Thou thy worldly task hast done, Home art gone and ta’en thy wages.
— William Shakespeare

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Retirement, a time to enjoy all the things you never had time to do when you worked.
– Anonymous

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The key to retirement is to find joy in the little things.
— Susan Miller

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Retirement: World’s longest coffee break.
– Anonymous

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Retirement at sixty five is ridiculous. When I was sixty five I still had pimples.
– George Burns

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When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.
– Chi Chi Rodriguez

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Retirement, a time to do what you want to do, when you want to do it, where you want to do it, and, how you want to do it.
– Catherine Pulsifer

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Musicians don’t retire they stop when there’s no more music in them.
– Louis Armstrong

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Retirement: That’s when you return from work one day and say, “Hi, Honey, I’m home – forever.”
– Anonymous

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Retire? I’m going to stay in show business until I’m the only one left.
— George F. Burns

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Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.
– Anonymous

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The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.
– Abe Lemons

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Retirement means doing whatever I want to do. It means choice.
— Dianne Nahirny

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For retirement brings repose, and repose allows a kindly judgment of all things.
– John Sharp Williams

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Retirement is wonderful. It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.
— Gene Perret

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Retirement is when the living is easy and the payments are hard.
– Anonymous

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I never stopped doing anything [when I retired], I stopped getting paid for it.
— Bill Chavanne