It was ironic, but when you scratched the surface, most successful men were working for one thing only--to retire--and the sooner the better. Whereas women were the complete opposite. She had never heard a woman say she was working so she could retire to a desert island or to live on a boat. It was probably, she thought, because most women didn't think they deserved to do nothing.
Some social ills are preserved by the common misbelief that things such as ignorance, greed, and stupidity do not have the stamina required to reach old age.
Society tells you that when you're old you have to retire. You have to defy that.
I was able to retire from the sport with all my faculties and not let the sport retire me.
Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them.
I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.
I had always believed that I would retire with Planned Parenthood.
Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire.
People do not retire. They are retired by others.
I need to retire from retirement.
Once I retire, I'm retiring. I'm done.
I thought I was going to retire at 20, and I was going to be a surgeon.