To retire is to begin to die.
There is a human capital crisis in the federal government. Not only are we losing the decades of talent as civil servants retire, we are not doing enough to develop and nurture the next generation of public servants.
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.
I love scoring goals for England and playing for England. That's one of the reasons I didn't retire - I love playing for my country.
I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.
Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them.
When one is required to preside over the Church, and be entrusted with the care of so many souls, the whole female sex must retire before the magnitude of the task, and the majority of men also.
In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests.
I've decided to pick my moment to retire very carefully - in about 200 years time.
Retire to what? I already play golf and fish for a living.
I guess I'll retire someday if I live that long.
A whole generation of Americans will retire in poverty instead of prosperity, because they simply are not preparing for retirement now.
Before deciding to retire, stay home for a week and watch the daytime TV shows.
To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat.
There is nothing inherently fair about equalizing incomes. If the government penalizes you for working harder than somebody else, that is unfair. If you save your money but retire with the same pension as a free-spending neighbor, that is also unfair.
When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the world.
The day I retire is the day I'll feel old. I'm not there yet.
The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income.
Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity.
The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the left's on the Internet and they just reinforce one another. They have no sense of reality. I have now one ambition: to retire before it becomes essential to tweet.
After that, I came back every year. Everyone said, 'Well, when you retire you can move there.' But I said, 'Why should I live my whole life where I don't want to be.'
The plan was that I was going to retire and take a job with the American Federation, but Nottingham Forest offered me a contract and there was interest from West Ham and another Premiership club.
I'm a performer. We don't retire.
Well, the big elephant in the whole system is the baby boomer generation that marches through like a herd of elephants. And we begin to retire in 2008.