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Retirement quotesRetirement is something we can all look forward to. It is a time where we can do what we want because we have all the time in the world. Find yourself a hobby, begin to practice a sport with other retirees or just enjoy life as you like. Here you will find many good Retirement quotes.

  • The key to retirement is to find joy in the little things.
  • “I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy.”
  • The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.
  • “Sit back and relax and do the things you never got a chance to do.”
  • Your best retirement plan for retiring happy and prosperous — don’t be a burden on others.



  • “For retirement brings repose, and repose allows a kindly judgment of all things.”
  • Retirement: World’s longest coffee break.
  • Retirement means doing whatever I want to do. It means choice.
  • There is life after retirement, and it is better.
  • “But I’m really enjoying my retirement. I get to sleep in every day. I do crossword puzzles and eat cake.”
  • My retirement plan is to find a shopping cart with good snow tires.
  • Retirement: It’s nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese.
  • “Gainfully unemployed, very proud of it, too.”
  • Hang in there, retirement is only thirty years away!
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  • A retired husband is often a wife’s full-time job.
  • If we wait until retirement to enjoy ourselves, there may not be enough of ourselves to enjoy it.
  • “You get old faster when you think about retirement.”
  • Retired is being twice tired, I’ve thought
    First tired of working,
    Then tired of not.
  • “It appears history is going to keep happening, despite our hopes for retirement.”
  • “The goal of retirement is to live off your assets-not on them.”
  • The concept of freedom is never truly realized until one settles into retirement mode.
  • Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.
  • Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.
  • 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.
  • I’m retired — goodbye tension, hello pension!
  • Retirement is wonderful. It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.
  • There are some who start their retirement long before they stop working.
  • Retirement itself is the best gift. No gold watch could ever top it.
  • If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
  • There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it.
  • Life begins at retirement.
  • In retirement, only money and symptoms are consequential.
  • Retirement can be a great joy if you can figure out how to spend time without spending money.
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  • A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
  • Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the blue sky, is by no means waste of time.



  • When is the right age to retire? When you dread going to work.
  • Retirement is wonderful. It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.
  • The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
  • Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
  • Retirement takes all the meaning out of weekends.
  • “Yes,” he laughed, “I’ve been attending lots of seminars in my retirement. They’re called naps.”
  • He who laughs last at the boss’s jokes probably isn’t far from retirement.
  • 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.
  • The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.
  • Don’t play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.
  • Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache, unless you play golf.
  • Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can’t retire his experience. He must use it.
  • I’m now as free as the breeze – with roughly the same income.
  • The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.
  • Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
  • When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a watch.
  • Retirement without the love of letters is a living burial.
  • Hartman finished his speech with a toast: “I’m not just retiring from the company, I’m also retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron.”
  • Retirement is having nothing to do and someone always keeping you from it.
  • 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.
  • Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.
  • There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them.
  • Retire from work, but not from life.
  • You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.
  • I try to treat each evening and weekend as little slices of retirement because no one is guaranteed a lengthy one at the end of their career.
  • I enjoy waking up and not having to go to work. So I do it three or four times a day.
  • In retirement, every day is Boss Day and every day is Employee Appreciation Day.
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  • Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
  • Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
  • Sometimes it’s hard to tell if retirement is a reward for a lifetime of hard work or a punishment.



  • First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly.
  • Retirement is the ugliest word in the language.
  • Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
  • The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing.
  • In my retirement I go for a short swim at least once or twice every day. It’s either that or buy a new golf ball.
  • The money’s no better in retirement but the hours are!
  • Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.
  • If you drink, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.
  • 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.
  • Retirement: That’s when you return from work one day and say, “Hi, Honey, I’m home — forever.”
  • There are days in retirement that are the waking equivalent of a dreamless sleep, if you know what I mean.
  • When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.
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These quotes give you a glimpse of what life is and how it’s going to be when you retire. And to always enjoy life and never fret about the wrong choices you made in your life. One day at a time.

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