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Dec 15, 2011

What Are Your Retirement Goals?


What are your retirement goals?

You can see some of my retirement goals at my retirement plan.

At this link are the World's Top 100 Goals according to the website 43 Things:

Notice that writing a book is the second top goal after losing weight. In fact, 82 percent of Americans think that they have a book in them.

When I look at the list of the World's Top 100 Goals, I can think of at least 10 great ideas for a new book.

How about you?

If you decide to write a book, these quotations about writers apply:


    "Write without pay until somebody offers pay. If nobody offers within three years, the candidate may look upon this circumstance with the most implicit confidence as the sign that sawing wood is what he was intended for."
    — Mark Twain

    "If you want to be a writer — stop talking about it and sit down and write!"
    — Jackie Collings

    "Writing is a profession in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none."
    — Jules Renard

    "The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self-activity."
    — Thomas Carlyle

    "Nobody ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have while trying to write one."
    — Robert Byrne
In short, it's amazing how long it takes to write a book that you are not working on.

As an aside, check out the leisure quotes on this webpage, particularly the second last one.

The Elders Speak about Leisure

Sure, I am thrilled to be quoted alongside the likes of Pablo Picasso, Bertrand Russell, and Henry David Thoreau, but nothing beats being quoted alongside Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh.

For more on Bhagwan Shree Rayneesh, see Osho on Wikipedia.

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