“Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you. If it’s important to you and you want to do it eventually, just do it and correct the course along the way. We weren’t meant to only accumulate wealth and shoulder responsibilities all of our lives. And our goal is not to build a career that is a large as possible, but rather one that bothers us as little as possible. ”
This is actually not one but three different Tim Ferris quotes strung together from The 4 Hour Work Week. I (semi)retired at age 45 and though I only read his book after that, it took the words out of my own mouth or vice versa.