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I love the game so much. I've been penalized. I've been fined. I have some regrets in my career. But for those four hours on Sunday, you can be free and just let it all go. Retiring had nothing to do with football; it had to do with my family.
I was born in 1949, and by the time I was 10, I figured out that my hope chest was not aimed in the same direction everybody else's was. And that life was going to be very, very complicated. And that I could either be provocative and declamatory, or shy, retiring and scared.
Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
Why go now? That is the question people asked when I announced I was retiring. A combination of things made me feel it was all drawing to a natural end.
Graeme Le Saux
I'm not really good at retiring. I tried that one time and Nancy ran me out of the house.
I have no regrets about my career or retiring. Not once have I thought 'Gosh, I wish I was back on the court.
A couple years ago I was going to back off and actually thought about retiring, but it keeps calling me back, and I'm going to keep going back as long as it calls me. I really think it has something to do with the good vibes that I feel I've spread through my performance and through the time that I've spent with fans.
Today, Medicare provides health insurance to about 40 million seniors and disabled individuals each year. The number is only expected to grow as the baby boomers begin retiring.
Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting, my agent comes up with a script.
People think retiring is fun. Well, maybe, but if you have a certain kind of fire inside, there is no end in sight.
Once I retire, I'm retiring. I'm done.
There was no last animal I treated. When young farm lads started to help me over the gate into a field or a pigpen, to make sure the old fellow wouldn't fall, I started to consider retiring.
I think that retiring the baby boomers is going to be one of the great challenges in America, that you cannot make fiscal sense out of the future of our children without taking on entitlements.
Retiring is one thing. Being retired is something else altogether.
When you do something that you like, and you think you can keep doing it, you don't think about retiring.
Have I ever been the shy retiring type? Never. Not since the day I was born.
There is this idea that appealing to youth is the only way forward. But that is no longer the case. Youth is not everything. Now we have all the baby-boomers in their 60s, like me, who are actively engaged in life - we're not retiring, we're not just being put out to grass once we hit 60.
Since retiring I have spent a lot of time with my family, on my boat, and playing football.
We need to tap the resource of current and retiring science and math professionals that have both content mastery and the practical experience to serve as effective teachers.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
It was probably right after I made my comeback - after retiring post-2008 Olympics - when I finally felt more at ease with my body. Being away from the sport helped put things in perspective.
I never felt I would get to the stage where I would to have to actively think about retiring from international football as I always thought it would pass me by.
The big new development in my life is, when I turned 80, I decided I no longer have to do four pages a day. For me, it's like retiring.
Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn't take any practice.
After retiring, I was a little bored with nothing to do and got fat. I thought, if a 60-year-old metabolic fat man, after five years, can get to Mount Everest, that would be very exciting.
Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but the first to rescue when others are in danger.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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