Quotes - Retirement

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within in.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Albert Camus

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.

Mohammed Ali

If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavours to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

In our dreams we are always young.

Sarah Louise Delany

There will come a time when you believe that everything is finished.  That will be the beginning.

Louis L'Amour

It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

I am still learning.

Michelangelo, at age 87

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

Arthur Ashe

Age, like distance, lends a double charm.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you was?

Satchel Paige

It’s never too late to become what you might have been.

George Eliot

The years teach us what the days never knew.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe the second half of one's life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.

Frances Lear

Dance like no one is watching.
Love like you’ve never been hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live like it’s heaven on earth.

William Purkey

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us.

Sir Thomas Browne

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become as wise at sixty as he thought himself at twenty.

Mary Wilson Little

The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.

Wilson Mizner

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.

Robert Louis Stevenson

By the work one knows the worker.

Jean de la Fontaine

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt

In the depth of winter, I finally discovered that within me there lay an invincible summer.

Albert Camus

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count.  It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

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