When a manfell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the world. Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli
We are making politics a spectator sport in which our only duty is to vote somebody into office and then retire to the grandstands. David Richmond Gergen
In US News & World Report,10 May.
I want to retire at 50. I want to play cricket in the summer and geriatric football in the winter, and sing in the choir. Neil Gordon Kinnock
In The Times, 28 Jul.
You can't put off being young until you retire, And however you bank your screw, the money you save Won't in the end buy you more than a shave. Philip Arthur Larkin
Skill'd to retire, and in retiring draw Hearts after them tangled in amorous nets. John Milton
Paradise Regained, bk.2, l.161^2.
You don't retire in this business.You just notice that the phone has not rung for ten years. Warren Mitchell
In The Guardian, 31 Dec.
When you retireyou go from who's who to who's that. Walter Bigelow WristonSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
In the NewYorkTimes, 21 Apr.
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