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32 Best Retirement Quotes



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

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

I’m a little young for retirement. (Joni Mitchell)

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)

Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg. (Gresham Barrett)

Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren’t going to get rid of me that way. (Betty White)

I accept everything which is favorable for the people and the army; for myself, I wish to live in retirement. (Toussaint Louverture)

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

In retirement, I look for days off from my days off. (Mason Cooley)

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

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

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

Retirement: World’s longest coffee break. (Author Unknown)

Retired is being twice tired, I’ve thought. First tired of working, Then tired of not. (Richard Armour)

Retirement can be a great joy if you can figure out how to spend time without spending money. (Author Unknown)

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)

The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income. (George Foreman)

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

“Yes,” he laughed, “I’ve been attending lots of seminars in my retirement. They’re called naps.” (Terri Guillemets)

Retirement is a work in progress. I try to figure out my day, and what I know about myself is that I need structure. (Pete Sampras)

Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache… unless you play golf. (Gene Perret)

I like retirement. (Barry Sanders)

The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does. (Author Unknown)

I’m now as free as the breeze — with roughly the same income. (Gene Perret)

When you retire, you switch bosses — from the one who hired you to the one who married you. (Gene Perret)

When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking. (Gail Sheehy)

Retirement without the love of letters is a living burial. (Seneca)

Retire from work, but not from life. (M.K. Soni)

In retirement, every day is Boss Day and every day is Employee Appreciation Day. (Terri Guillemets)

Retirement is the ugliest word in the language. (Ernest Hemingway)

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. (Gene Perret)

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


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