Retirement Quotes


"These retirement quotes give me much pleasure. I appreciate the quotes and their seasoned authors. They have a sense of humour, which I love. That's the reason I put them here. Have fun reading them!




Retirement Quotes Part 1:

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

  2. "Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did." -- Malcolm Forbes

  3. "The key to retirement is to find joy in the little things."-- Susan Miller

  4. "Retired is being twice tired, I've thought
    First tired of working,
    Then tired of not." -- Richard Armour

  5. "I've been attending lots of seminars in my retirement.  They're called naps." -- Merri Brownworth

  6. "I'm retired - goodbye tension, hello pension!  " -- Author Unknown

  7. "A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job." -- Ella Harris

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

  9. "Stay busy [when you retire]. If you are going to sit on the couch and watch TV, you are going to die." -- Bill Chavanne

  10. "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

Retirement Quotes Part 2:

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

  2. "" When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income." -- Chi Chi Rodriguez

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

  4. "When you retire, think and act as if you were still working; when you're still working, think and act a bit as if you were already retired." -- Author Unknown

  5. "Retirement has been a discovery of beauty for me.  I never had the time before to notice the beauty of my grandkids, my wife, the tree outside my very own front door.  And, the beauty of time itself." -- Hartman Jule

  6. "O, blest retirement! friend to life's decline -
    How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these,
    A youth of labor with an age of ease!" -- Oliver Goldsmith

  7. "Life begins at retirement." -- Author Unknown

  8. "The challenge of retirement is how to spend time without spending money." -- Author Unknown

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

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

Retirement Quotes Part 3:

  1. "Retirement: World's longest coffee break." -- Author Unknown

  2. "The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income." -- George Foreman

  3. "Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf." -- Gene Perret

  4. "When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a watch." -- R.C. Sherriff

  5. "Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun." -- Jim Bishop

  6. "The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does." -- Author Unknown

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

  8. "I'm now as free as the breeze - with roughly the same income." -- Gene Perret

  9. "Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save." -- Will Rogers, Autobiography, 1949

  10. "When you retire, you switch bosses - from the one who hired you to the one who married you." -- Gene Perret

Retirement Quotes Part 4:

  1. "The money's no better in retirement but the hours are!  " -- Anonymous

  2. "When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces.  Women go right on cooking." -- Gail Sheehy

  3. " There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want." -- Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

  4. "Retirement without the love of letters is a living burial." -- Seneca

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

  6. "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

  7. " Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering." -- Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne

  8. "Retire from work, but not from life." -- M.K. Soni

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

  10. "In retirement, every day is Boss Day and every day is Employee Appreciation Day." -- Anonymous

Retirement Quotes Part 5:

  1. " 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

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

  3. "Retirement is the ugliest word in the language." -- Ernest Hemingway

  4. " First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly." -- Branch Rickey

  5. "Sometimes it's hard to tell if retirement is a reward for a lifetime of hard work or a punishment." -- Anonymous

  6. "The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can't see him laughing." -- Phyllis Diller

  7. "If you drink, don't drive.  Don't even putt." -- Dean Martin

  8. "If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you, down the fairway, so you don't have to waste energy going back to pick it up." -- Tommy Bolt


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