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67 Best Retirement Quotes

Most people dream about going on retirement but to be retired is a difficult milestone. It is difficult to find the best retirement quotes.

The quotes need to be personal and match the personality of the newly retired person. Also, you wouldn’t write the same retirement quote for your boss and your father. You have a different relationship with each of them.

Remember that the person is about to stop working. He or she needs to find other activities for a successful retirement time. You can find a full guide in our website about How to Enjoy Every Moment of Retirement Life.

List of the Best Retirement Quotes

Below is a list of the best quotes for any retirement party. Funny quotes are particularly good if you are close to the person. It is good to bring some joy to what can be a sad time for the person concerned. In contrast, formal quotes are more suitable for work colleagues.

The first retirement quote is from us:

1 – “Small children, small worry. Big children, big worry. Retired no children, happy time.” (Enjoy Retirement Life)

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2 – “The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.” (Abe Lemons)

3 – “There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.” (Bill Waterson, Calvin & Hobbes)

4 – “Retirement: World’s longest coffee break.” (unknown)

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5 – “As in all successful ventures, the foundation of a good retirement is planning.” (Earl Nightingale)

6 – “Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.” (Will Rogers)

7 – “Preparation for old age should begin no later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.” (Arthur E. Morgan)

8 – “When you retire, you switch bosses – from the one who hired you to the one who married you.” (unknown)

9 – “Choose a work that you love, and you won’t have to work another day.” (Confucius)

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10 – “Something pretty…that’s just the surface. People worry so much about aging, but you look younger if you don’t worry about it.” (Jeanne Moreau)

11 – “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” (C.S. Lewis)

12 – “Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.” (Harry Emerson Fosdick)

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13 – “The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.” (unknown)

14 – “As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did.” (Robert Benchley)

15 – “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 Baruch)

16 – “A retired husband is often a wife’s full-time job.” (Ella Harris)

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17 – “What do you call a person who is happy on a Monday? Retired.” (unknown)

18 – “I found out retirement means playing golf, or I don’t know what the hell it means. But to me, retirement means doing what you have fun doing.” (Dick Van Dyke)

19 – “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)

20 – “There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” (Sophia Loren)

21 – “I’m retired – goodbye tension!” (unknown)

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22 – “Retire from work, but not from life.” (M.K. Soni)

23 – “You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” (George Bernard Shaw)

24 – “Time spent in laughter when one is retired is well invested.” (unknown)

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25 – “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you do not mind, it doesn’t matter.” (Mark Twain)

26 – “There’s one thing I always wanted to do before I quit . . . . retire!” (Groucho Marx)

27 – “Living each day as if it were your last doesn’t mean your last day of retirement on a remote island. It means to live fully, authentically and spontaneously with nothing being held back.” (Jack Canfield)

28 – “Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials — much to live on and much to live for.” (unknown)

29 – “The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.” (Vince Lombardi)

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30 – “Retirement’s the most wonderful thing. I get to enjoy all the things I never stopped to notice on the way up. After an extraordinary life, it’s time to enjoy my retirement.” (Patrick Macnee)

31 – “Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” (Fred Rogers)

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32 – “We work all our lives so we can retire – so we can do what we want with our time – and the way we define or spend our time defines who we are and what we value.” (Bruce Linton, Fatherhood)

33 – “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” (Maya Angelou)

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34 – “Retirement means doing whatever I want to do. It means choice.” (Dianne Nahirny)

35 – “The joy of retirement comes in those everyday pursuits that embrace the joy of life; to experience daily the freedom to invest one’s life-long knowledge for the betterment of others; and, to allocate time to pursuits that only received, in years of working, a fleeting moment.” (Byron Pulsifer)

36 – “For many, retirement is a time for personal growth, which becomes the path to greater freedom.” (Robert Delamontague)

37 – “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” (Winston Churchill)

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38 – “A thriving new beginning can be and should be a time for amazing engagement, growth, connections, contributions, and amazing possibilities.” (Lee M. Brower)

39 – “You can’t retire from being great.” (Unknown)

40 – “A lot of our friends complain about their retirement. We tell ’em to get a life.” (Larry Laser)

41 – “Stay young at heart, kind in spirit, and enjoy retirement living.” (Danielle Duckery)

42 – “As your life changes, it takes time to recalibrate, to find your values again. You might also find that retirement is the time when you stretch out and find your potential.” (Sid Miramontes)

43 – “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)

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44 – “We spend our lives on the run: we get up by the clock, eat and sleep by the clock, get up again, go to work – and then we retire. And what do they give us? A bloody clock!” (Dave Allen)

45 – “I can’t wait to retire so I can get up at 6 o’clock in the morning and go drive around really slow and make everybody late for work.” (Unknown)

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46 – “There are some who start their retirement long before they stop working.” (Robert Half)

47 – “For retirement brings repose, and repose allows a kindly judgment of all things.” (John Sharp Williams)

48 – “Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.” (Kellie Elmore)

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49 – “Working people have a lot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work.” (Clarence Darrow)

50 – “When a man retires, his wife gets twice as much husband for half as much money.” (Chi Chi Rodriguez)

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51 – “Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials – much to live on and much to live for.” (Unknown)

52 – “Retirement: It’s nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese.” (Gene Perret)

53 – “For many, retirement is a time for personal growth, which becomes the path to greater freedom.” (Robert Delamontague)

54 – “He who laughs last at the boss’s jokes probably isn’t far from retirement.” (Unknown)

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55 – “Retirement: That’s when you return from work one day and say, “Hi, Honey, I’m home …. forever.” (Gene Perret)

56 – “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)

57 – “Retirement is not the end of the road. It is the beginning of the open highway.” (Unknown)

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58 – “Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five, I still had pimples.” (George Burns)

59 – “Instead of saving for someone else’s college education, I’m currently saving for a luxury retirement community replete with golf carts and handsome young male nurses who love butterscotch.” (Jen Kirkman)

60 – “Don’t act your age in retirement. Act like the inner young person you have always been.” (J. A. West)

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61 – “I will not retire while I’ve still got my legs and my make-up box.” (Bette Davis)

62 – “In retirement, every day is Boss day and every day is Employee Appreciation Day.” (Unknown)

63 – “I need to retire from retirement.” (Sandra Day O’Connor)

64 – “Spreading sheets sounds more appealing than a spreadsheet.” (Unknown)

65 – “There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world. Because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.” (Zayn Malik)

66 – “As in all successful ventures, the foundation of a good retirement is planning.” (Earl Nightingale)

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67 – “You can retire, but you can’t retire from being great!” (Unknown)

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