Retirement Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old retirement quotes, retirement sayings, and retirement proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Retirement means doing whatever I want to do. It means choice. Dianne Nahirny
When you retire, you switch bosses from the one who hired you to the one who married you. Gene Perret
Retirement is a time given to find God within yourself. Walter
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. Vince Lombardi
Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to. Harry Emerson Fosdick
Retirement: World's longest coffee break. Author Unknown
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
Retirement is a great opportunity to become the person you have always wanted to be but have never been. Dave Erhard
The challenge of retirement is how to spend time without spending money. unknown
Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials - much to live on and much to live for. unknown
Retirement: The time in your life when time is no longer money. unknown
For retirement brings repose, and repose allows a kindly judgment of all things. John Sharp Williams
Retirement requires the invention of a new hedonism, not a return to the hedonism of youth. Mason Cooley
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln
Retirement gives each of us another opportunity to smell the flowers. Once again, some of us will, and some of us won't. unknown
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 means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf. Gene Perret
Retirement is a time to look back with satisfaction, and a time to look ahead with anticipation. A time to fill each day with enjoyment. A very special time for you. unknown
Retirement brings the ball finally onto your court, where you get to make all the rules. unknown
Not dead, just very much retired. To old friends, to retirement, to new beginnings. Debra Hill
Retirement is eighty-five. You're all almost mandatory retirement age. Glen A. Larson
I know exactly what I'm gonna do when I retire. Buy a beach bar. Surf all day, and margaritas 'till sun-up. Donald P. Bellisario
Retiring nature. It means I want to live long enough... to retire. Sydney Newman
I'm retired, not dead. I mean different. Okay, a little boring. But is being retired any more interesting? Luc Besson
Undercover agents don't retire. They just go deeper. Shane Brennan
I don't mean being a cop. I mean to quit, retire, be a regular person. Gary DeVore
I have to say, a lot of guys, when they retire, they just drift. But... you're really making this work. Andrew W. Marlowe
Retiring and sailing around the world on my boat. We are living the dream. Will Ferrell
When I retire from racing, I don't even like to think about it, I feel that each day I can run, touch wood, with, er, injury free conditions then I'll run til I drop. Nick Park
I've seen people get old, retire, and die. Rarely on the same day. Cory Goodman