Quotes to Ponder
“Retirement:  That’s when you return from work one
day and say, “Hi, honey, I’m home – forever.”  Gene
Perret

“An elegant sufficiency, content, retirement, rural
quiet, friendship, books”.  James Thomson

“Age is an issue of mind over matter.  If you don’t
mind, it doesn’t matter”.  Mark Twain

“The wise man doesn’t expect to find life worth
living; he makes it that way.”  Ancient Greek Proverb

“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty: it is
up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. “  Coco
Chanel

“A man is not old as long as he is seeking
something.”  Jean Rostand

“Retire from work, but not from life.”  M.K. Scott

“Love prefers twilight to daylight.”  Oliver Wendell
Holmes

“Middle age is when your age starts to show around
your middle.”  Bob Hope

“A man is not old until regrets take the place of
dreams.”  John Barrymore

“The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing.  The
best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.”  
Sigmund Z. Engel

“If you live to the age of a hundred, you have made
it - - because very few people die past the age of a
hundred.”  George Burns

“Don’t just count your years, make your years
count.”  Ernest Meyers

“Youth is a disease from which we all recover.”  
Dorothy Fulheim

“The hardest people to convince they are at
retirement age are children at bedtime.”  Shannon
Fife

“After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.”  Bette
Midler

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing
you want.”  Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

“Age is only a number, a cipher for the records.  A
man can’t retire his experience.  He must use it.”  
Bernard Baruch

“It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity
that great things are achieved but by reflection,
force of character, and judgment; in these qualities
old age is usually not only not poorer, but is even
richer.  Cicero

“Just because there’s snow on the roof, doesn’t
mean the fire has gone out on the furnace.”  John G.
Diefenbaker, Canadian Prime Minister

“Old age ain’t no place for sissies.”  Bette Davis
The Frugal
Retiree