Retirement quotes are to inspire those who are retiring. Look for meaning of life after retirement with these famous sayings & quotations.

Retirement Quotes

Throughout our life, we are in the rat race - trying to move further in our career and make yet more money. We get so busy in running that we don't even realize that the time has come to hang your shoes and enjoy the fruits of your efforts - in the form of retirement. Retirement does not mean that life has come to an end and all you will have with you will be boredom. Rather, it is about reliving all those moments that you could not earlier. In the following lines, we have listed famous retirement quotes, to lift up the spirit of those are getting retired and inspire them to enjoy each and every moment of life. Hope you will find these retirement sayings and quotations useful.

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

Nothing is more usual than the sight of old people who yearn for retirement: and nothing is so rare than those who have retired and do not regret it.

- Charles de Saint-Evremond

Retirement, a time to do what you want to do, when you want to do it, where you want to do it, and, how you want to do it.

- Catherine Pulsifer

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

- Gene Perret

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

- Bernard Baruch

For retirement brings repose, and repose allows a kindly judgment of all things.

- John Sharp Williams

The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind.

- William Wordsworth

There are so many other interesting ways to spend your time. I feel like early retirement is a gift, but it's such an incredible gift. It's a gift I need to use. - Martha Fel

- Martha Felt-Bardon

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer?s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

- J. Lubbock

The way retirement is shaping up, how will one know for sure when he or she has retired?

- Robin Fowler

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.

- Dwight L. Moody

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

- George Bernard Shaw

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

- Abe Lemons

When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.

- Chi Chi Rodriguez

A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job.

- Ella Harris

I've been attending lots of seminars in my retirement. They're called naps.

- Merri Brownworth

I'm retired - goodbye tension, hello pension!

- Anonymous

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

- Abigail Charleson

Retirement: World's longest coffee break.

- Anonymous

The challenge of retirement is how to spend time without spending money.

- Anonymous

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

The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income.

- George Foreman

Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf.

- Gene Perret

My NFL pension can barely pay my son's tuition. You know, it's very little money.

- O. J. Simpson

History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.

- Thomas Carlyle

Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.

- Abigail Adams

If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.

- Hard Lines , Ogden Nash

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.

- Ambrose Bierce

Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.

- Ambrose Bierce

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

- Louis Armstrong

I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.

- Lance Armstrong

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

- Omar Khayyam

Am I still in uniform? Then I ain't retired.

- Pete Rose

Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting, my agent comes up with a script.

- Anthony Hopkins

Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.

- Anthony Burgess

One day you retire, and you get a social life.

- Jennifer Love Hewitt

After that, I came back every year. Everyone said, 'Well, when you retire you can move there.' But I said, 'Why should I live my whole life where I don't want to be.

- Terry Goodkind

“Retirement, we understand, is great if you are busy, rich, and healthy. But then, under those circumstances, work is great too.”

- Bill Vaughan

You can't put off being young until you retire.

- Philip Larkin

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