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  • Retirement quotes for speeches

    Asked on 1/9/2008

    What are your favorite retirement quotes for speeches?

    Here are our favorites:

    Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
    William A. Ward

    Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
    Arthur E. Morgan

    Fear no more the heat o the sun, nor the furious winter's rages. Thou thy worldly task hast done, home art gone and taken thy wages.
    William Shakespeare

    It is better to live rich than to die rich.
    Samuel Johnson

    Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.
    Harry Vardon

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

    A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job.
    Ella Harris

    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

    To read more retirement quotes, go to: http://www.newretirement.com/Planning101/Thoughts_On_Retirement.aspx

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