Retirement Quotes

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 SaintEvremond
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 FeltBardon
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!
- 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
The challenge of retirement is how to spend time without spending money.
- Author Unknown
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

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