Retirement Quotes

Enjoy these inspirational retirement quotes. Great to share with the new retiree, or to us in a speech. We hope you enjoy these quotes and sayings. And, we hope they encourage you to live each day.
related - change quotes. . . good bye quotes. . . quotes about work. As the saying goes, "Retirement, when every day is Saturday!"


Retirement is when you stop living at work and begin working at living. Author Unknown

The finest things in life are those we neither sell nor buy Dorothy Bradford, from Motivating Poems

No longer having to punch a time clock is my definition of retirement. That way I could do what I want — when I want — anytime I want. Brooky Brown

In retirement you will find less money, but the hours are better. Author Unknown

Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money. Jonathan Clements

A lot of our friends complain about their retirement. We tell 'em to get a life. Larry Laser

Retirement, a time to say, "goodbye tension, hello pension!" Retirement Saying

Life begins at retirement. Author Unknown

Retirement is a time to make the inner journey and come face to face with your flaws, failures, prejudices, and all the factors that generate thoughts of unhappiness. Retirement is not a time to sleep, but a time to awaken to the beauty of the world around you and the joy that comes when you cast out all the negative elements that cause confusion and turmoil in your mind and allow serenity to prevail. Howard Salzman

I'm not just retiring from the company, I'm also retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron. Hartman Jule

Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Bernard Baruch

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

Retirement: That's when you return from work one day and say, "Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever." Gene Perret

There is a whole new kind of life ahead, full of experiences just waiting to happen. Some call it "retirement." I call it bliss. Betty Sullivan

Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them. Louis Armstrong



Retirement: The time in your life when time is no longer money. Author Unknown

I retired early for health reasons, my company was sick of me and I was sick of them. Author Unknown

The gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life. Seneca

As in all successful ventures, the foundation of a good retirement is planning. Earl Nightingale

But what, it may be asked, are the requisites for a life of retirement? A man may be weary of the toils and torments of business, and yet quite unfit for the tranquil retreat. Without literature, friendship, and religion, retirement is in most cases found to be a dead, flat level, a barren waste, and a blank. Neither the body nor the soul can enjoy health and life in a vacuum. Richter

I enjoy waking up and not having to go to work. So I do it three or four times a day.
Gene Perret

Retirement means doing whatever I want to do. It means choice. Dianne Nahirny

A gold watch is the most appropriate gift for retirement, as its recipients have given up so many of their golden hours in a lifetime of service. Harry Mahtar

Retirement, a time to enjoy all the things you never had time to do when you worked. Catherine Pulsifer

Retirement itself is the best gift. No gold watch could ever top it. Abigail Charleson

We have no porch, no rocking chair, and no time. My biggest need is a calendar because there are so many things to do. Now I encourage people to retire, the younger the better. Maurice Musholt

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to. Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

Retirement: It's nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese. Gene Perret

Retirement is wonderful. It's doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it. Gene Perret

Early retirement doesn't necessarily mean never working again; rather, it means being able to freely choose the amount, if any, and type of work to pursue. Dianne Nahirny, Stop Working . . . Start Living

Sooner or later I'm going to die, but I'm not going to retire. Margaret Mead

Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time. Bernard M. Baruch

Before you retire, save. Before you die, give. William Arthur Ward

There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. Peter F. Drucker

If you find that you are forced to retire or make a change, remember that we are all more than our trademarks. Tina Sloan, Changing Shoes

To me, 'retired' means having all the time in the world and the freedom to choose how to spend it. Dianne Nahirny, Stop Working . . . Start Living

May you live your retirement in good health, great company and happy days. from Retirement Wishes


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