Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged
by Simone de Beauvoir

Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged
holiday or as a rejection,
a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior;
she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Defending the truth is not something one does out of
a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes,
but is a reward in itself.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell;
it demands complete abandon; if words or movements
oppose the magic of caresses,
the spell is broken.
- Simone de Beauvoir

 

Art is an attempt to integrate evil.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Representation of the world, like the world itself,
is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view,
which they confuse with the absolute truth.
- Simone de Beauvoir

The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes,
and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
- Simone de Beauvoir

To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.
- Simone de Beauvoir

One is not born a woman, but becomes one.
- Simone de Beauvoir

All oppression creates a state of war.
- Simone de Beauvoir

When an individual is kept in a situation of inferiority,
the fact is that he does become inferior.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Buying is a profound pleasure.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself;
if all it does is maintain itself,
then living is only not dying.
- Simone de Beauvoir

This has always been a man's world, and none of the
reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.
- Simone de Beauvoir

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties
through my love for truth -
and truth rewarded me.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Change your life today.
Don't gamble on the future, act now,
without delay.
- Simone de Beauvoir

The writer of originality, unless dead,
is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels.
- Simone de Beauvoir

I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.
- Simone de Beauvoir

In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome,
stubbornness is stupid.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Why one man rather than another? It was odd.
You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just
because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.
- Simone de Beauvoir

One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others,
by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.
- Simone de Beauvoir

No one is more arrogant toward women,
more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
- Simone de Beauvoir

All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be,
are in point of fact subordinate to him,
and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.
- Simone de Beauvoir

The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female -
whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
- Simone de Beauvoir

I am incapable of conceiving infinity,
and yet I do not accept finity.
- Simone de Beauvoir

To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive,
is a very different thing from being a passive object.
- Simone de Beauvoir

If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.
- Simone de Beauvoir

In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality:
the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man;
either,
a human being, without feeling fear,
restraint,
or obligation.
- Simone de Beauvoir

It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life.
Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny:
in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension.
Death does away with time.
- Simone de Beauvoir

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man
is raised above the animal;
that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity
not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens.
A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not
suddenly become filled on retirement.
- Dwight L. Moody

Contemplation of life after retirement and life after
death can help you deal with contemporary challenges.
- Russell M. Nelson

First, women are more likely to live in poverty during
their retirement years than are men.
- Ginny B. Waite

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.
- Abe Lemons

We must ensure that every worker has healthcare and
is able to save for their retirement.
We must ensure that our workers have safe and health working conditions.
- Leonard Boswell

I tell people retirement isn't what you think.
You are going to sit around and waste your life,
you can only golf so much.
To stay young, you have to stay in the mix.
- Ron Rice

The retirement system that is in place for members
of Congress and other federal workers features what
is known as the Federal Employment Retirement Plan.
- Virgil Goode

The great thing about show business is that there's
no mandatory retirement age.
- Scott Bakula

Increased awareness and education could be a great
help toward improving spending and saving habits and
increasing participation and contribution levels to retirement plans.
- Ron Lewis

Though Congress continues to explore possible solutions
to ensure social security solvency,
everyone must take personal responsibility to prepare
their own retirement savings accordingly.
- Ron Lewis

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous.
When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
- George Burns

It's amazing, it doesn't feel like it has been 10 years since retirement.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Our seniors' retirement should never rely on the bull
of political promises or the bear of the market.
- Barbara Mikulski

Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience,
not the lessons of retirement and leisure.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
- Abigail Adams

We really haven't had very much experience with people
funding their retirement out of the stock market,
and we don't know, frankly, how it would work under every scenario.
- Ron Chernow

For these reasons, women tend to rely more heavily
on Social Security in their retirement than do men.
- Steve Israel

The easy way out is to approve an early retirement
plan one year but not pay out sick and vacation time
to deserving employees until three years later.
Unfortunately, later is now.
- Jodi Rell

The pain of retirement means loss.
- John Murray

I bless God for this retirement: I never was more thankful
for any thing than I have been of late for the necessity
I am under of self-denial in many respects.
- David Brainerd

The President has no real plan to address the fiscal
challenges arising from the retirement of the baby boom generation,
let alone a plan to fix Social Security.
- Jack Reed

There are some who start their retirement long before they stop working.
- Robert Half

No, I don't belong to a retirement community.
- Sally Kellerman

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish
for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.
- Ambrose Bierce

I can enjoy a vacation as well as the next person,
as long as I know it's a vacation and not a premature retirement.
- Mary Crosby

Social Security not only helps Americans enjoy a secure retirement,
it has also kept millions of Americans out of poverty.
- Zoe Lofgren

Social Security makes up a much larger share of total
retirement income for unmarried women and minorities
than it does for married couples,
unmarried men and whites.
- Diane Watson

The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth,
to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent
on government for their basic needs in their retirement years.
- Neal Boortz

I wish that my husband's friends had left him where he is,
happy and contented in retirement.
- Anna Harrison

Almost half of all Latinas currently on Social Security
rely exclusively on their benefit check in retirement.
- Grace Napolitano

Our government makes the simple promise of a secure
retirement to every American who works for many years
and contributes to our retirement benefit system.
- Sue Kelly

As Americans, we can choose where we work and live,
what we drive, which insurance plan is best for us,
so why can we not give workers a choice when it comes to their retirement?
- John Doolittle

Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg.
- Gresham Barrett

I need to retire from retirement.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age,
planning for the future is critical.
- Ron Lewis

I wanted to start a proper academy and recruit juniors
from all over Pakistan following my retirement after
the World Open in 1993 but there was no support.
- Jahangir Khan

Financial literacy is an issue that should command
our attention because many Americans are not adequately
organizing finances for their education,
healthcare and retirement.
- Ron Lewis

Right now, too many women who reach retirement age
find themselves widowed or single,
relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.
- Judy Biggert

My first job after my retirement from baseball was
as a narrator for the Eastman Philharmonica.
- Willie Stargell


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged by Simone de Beauvoir.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.