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

A short retirement urges a sweet return.
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
To retire is to die.
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.
When some people retire, it's going to be mighty hard to be able to tell the difference.
Love prefers twilight to daylight.
Retirement is the ugliest word in the language.
Retirement: Statutory senility.
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.
Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.
Lord Tyrawley and I have been dead these two years, but we don't choose to have it known.
The worst of work nowadays is what happens to people when they cease to work.
I am a free man. I feel as light as a feather.
A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
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.
When some fellers decide to retire nobody knows the difference.
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?
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark.
Men and women approaching retirement age should be recycled for public service work, and their companies should foot the bill. We can no longer afford to scrap-pile people.
Florida, is Gods waiting room.
I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband.
Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire.
Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.
Eating's going to be a whole new ball game. I may even have to buy a new pair of trousers.
Learn to live well, or fairly make your will; you played, and loved, and ate, and drunk your fill: walk sober off; before a sprightlier age comes tittering on, and shoves you from the stage: leave such to trifle with more grace and ease, whom Folly pleases, and whose Follies please.
I feel nothing but the accursed happiness I have dreaded all my life long: the happiness that comes as life goes, the happiness of yielding and dreaming instead of resisting and doing, the sweetness of the fruit that is going rotten.
When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.
As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.
The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.
A man is known by the company that keeps him on after retirement age.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
I anticipate with pleasing expectations that retreat in which I promise myself to realize, without alloy, the sweet enjoyment of partaking, in the midst of my fellow citizens, the benign influence of good laws under a free government, the ever favorite object of my heart, and the happy reward, as I trust, of our mutual cares, labors, and dangers.
He had an answer to almost everything and he retired at an early age.