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«Once I saw a chimpanzee gaze at a particularly beautiful sunset for a full 15 minutes, watching the changing colors [and then] retire to the forest without picking a pawpaw for supper.»
Author: Adriaan Kortlandt
, my supper
«Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse.»
«I don't understand why James Bond has to be a man all the time. When Pierce Brosnan retires, why not one of us?»
«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.»
Author: William Arthur Ward
, Die Trying
, give it a try
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«Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.»
«Now the New Year reviving old Desires,/ The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires,/ Where the White Hand of Moses on the Bough/ Puts out, and Jesus from the Ground suspires.»
«I care about our young people, and I wish them great success, because they are our Hope for the Future, and some day, when my generation retires, they will have to pay us trillions of dollars in social security»
«There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job.»
«I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty.»
«There comes Coolidge and does nothing and retires a hero, not only because he hadn't done anything, but because he had done it better than anyone»