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Fountain of Wisdom: Retired Persons
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Americans' favorite inspirational, motivational funny sayings, phrases and quotes from retired persons (retirees) and those ready to retire throughout the U.S.

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Take care of the little things, and you will never have to worry about big things.
Take care.
Take each day as it comes.
Take it to the limit.
Take responsibility for your actions.
Teach a man to fish, and you can get him out of the house on weekends.
Thank God for a sense of humor!
Thank God for the golden years. I'm falling apart.
Thank you, Jesus!
The best day of your life hasn't necessarily already happened.
The best is yet to come.
The Big Bang Theory...God spoke and bang, it happened
The bumper sticker was right.
The game is not over until the final whistle blows.
The greatest asset is the mind.
The greatest risk is not taking one.
The key to a relationship is romance and passion. Without it a relationship will die, but with it the world opens up.
The kids have all my tools!
The least important word is "I".
The line of least resistance makes men and rivers run crooked.
  The man who would control others must be able to control himself. There is something admirable, something inspiring, something soul-stirring about a man who displays coolness and courage under extremely trying circumstances.
The mind is a terrible thing to lose.
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
The older you get the more you tell it like it used to be!
The only easy day was yesterday.
The only thing that I know for sure is that I really don't know anything.
The oxen may be slow, but the cart shall be drawn.
  The primary reason folks work is to be able to take care of their responsibilities and reasonably be able to do the things they like. If you can, then why work?!
The problem is the two generation gap.
The richest people in the world build business networks. Everyone else looks for work.
The sensible action is usually not undertaken.
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
The wind blows free!
The world would be a great place to live if there were no people in it.
There are many ways to worship God, but only one God to worship.
There are old pilots and there are bold pilots, but there are no old, bold pilots.
There are only two things we can bequeath to our children. One is roots. The other is wings.
There are times when no matter the position of the body, the soul is on its knees.
There are too many people praying for mountains of difficulty to be removed, when what they really need is courage to climb them.
There are worse things than a wrong number at 2 a.m. It could be a right number.
There is more truth in the flotsam and jetsam of the out going tide, than in the crest of the wave.
There is more ways to kill a cat than by choking him to death with butter.
There is no better time than right now to be happy.
There is no cure for birth & death save to enjoy the interval.
There is no such thing as a free lunch.
There you go...Your point is?
There's never a better time than the present!
There's no such thing as a sure thing.
There's no time like the right time.
These are the best years of my life.
Things are never so bad that they can't get worse.
Think as a person of action. Act as a person of thought!
Think positive.
This above all, to thine own self be true.
This technology is twenty years too late to help me much.
This world is full of backstabbers and losers. Never drop to their level. Character is what makes us different!
Time waits for no one!
TIME...This Is My Essence.
Time's a wastin'!
To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like trying to administer medicine to the dead.
To err is human. To really foul things up you need a computer!
To have a friend, you have to be a friend.
To hell with housework. Let's go fishing!
To know me is to love me… or not.
To talk is to teach. To listen is to learn.
Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Today is what I make of it!
Tomorrow is another day, brand new and shiny. Don't bring yesterday with you.
Too soon old. Too late smart!
Tradition is no excuse.
Treat others with dignity, respect and love.
True gun control is the ability to HIT your target.
True lasting romantic love is life's greatest joy and treasure.
Unused time is wasted time.
Very funny, Scotty. Now, beam down my clothes.
Wait until tomorrow, and it will still be there.
Walk the walk.
Watch your back!
We all really desire to know.
We are as happy as we choose to be.
We can attain most everything we seek.
We can learn from the youth. Just listen.
We only have this moment to help others and our spirit.
What a shock!
What does it profit a man to gain the whole world but lose his soul?
What goes around comes around.
What goes on in the dark, comes to light!
What is right is right, and what is wrong is wrong regardless of who does it.
Whatever you say, dear.
When I have the urge to work, I lie down until it passes!
When I think, it makes my brain hurt.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
When the undertaker comes to take you, pass. I did.
When you think that God is all that you have, it is then you discover that He is all you need.
When you throw a little dirt you usually lose a little ground.
Who stopped payment on my reality check?
Who, me?
Why can't all life's problems happen when we're teenagers and know everything?
Why is there always time to do it over but never time to do it right the first time?
Why put on airs? God knows who and what you are. Honesty is the best policy!
Why worry?
Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
Write a friend. Keep in touch.
Yes, I am. How about you?
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.
You are everything that I never knew I wanted!
You are only as old as you feel!
You are what you eat.
You are where you are in life, because you put yourself there.
You can deeply love a lot of people, but live with very few of them.
You CAN find happiness on the Internet.
You can lead all the laps, but you must be first on the last one to win.
You can only be what your genes will allow you to be, as modified by environment.
You can only lose if you try.
You cannot avoid the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
You can't get there from here!
You can't take God by surprise.
You could make life complete.
You don't have to like it. You just have to do it.
You have to be smarter than the tools you're working with.
You know, every time you give another a "piece of your mind", you're adding to your own vacuum.
You need three things in life... Family, Finance, and Funeral.
You will never get what you want, unless you know first what it actually is that you want.
You'll never know until you try.
Your not too old for anything.
You're either part of the problem or part of the solution.
You're only as good as your wife wants you to be.
You're the apple of my eye!
Youth is wasted on the young!
You've got to be active to be YOUNG!
You've got to like yourself before you can like anyone else.

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