Retirement Quotes

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

Abe Lemons

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

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

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

Richard Armour

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

Merri Brownworth

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

Gene Perret

I’m retired – goodbye tension, hello pension!

Author Unknown

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

Abigail Charleson

Retirement: World’s longest coffee break.

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

O, blest retirement! friend to life’s decline -
How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these,
A youth of labor with an age of ease!

Oliver Goldsmith

Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.

Author Unknown

Life begins at retirement.

Author Unknown

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

Author Unknown

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.

Doug Larson