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Famous quotes containing the words benefit and/or retirement:

    Henceforth may the neglected lover constantly read me, and may my troubles, once they are known, be of some benefit to him.
    Propertius Sextus (c. 50–16 B.C.)

    He who comes into Assemblies only to gratifie his Curiosity, and not to make a Figure, enjoys the Pleasures of Retirement in a[n] ...exquisite Degree.
    Richard Steele (1672–1729)