Monday, January 25, 2010

Quotes about Work and Retirement

As a matter of course, the most important elements of a successful retirement are good physical and mental health, spiritual fulfillment, great relationships with family and friends, and many interesting things to do. Committing yourself to being a lifelong learner will go a long way towards having many interesting things to do.

What's more, when you commit yourself to being a lifelong learner, your life will never be without purpose. Having an important purpose, to be sure, can be a savior in retirement and make you forget about work.

Here are a few quotes about work and retirement:

    There are a lot of retirement books telling you how to manage when you retire. What most people want is one that'll tell them how to manage in the meantime.
    - Unknown wise person

    The morality of work is the morality of slaves, and the modern world has no need of slavery.
    - Bertrand Russell

    I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves.
    - Bruce Grocott

    Women marry because they don't want to work.
    - Marry Garden

    When you see what some girls marry you realize how they must hate to work for a living.
    - Helen Rowland

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