Retirement Quotes

Most people retire after reaching a certain biological age. Some people retire sooner if they are able to. Those who have worked for the government or an organization that requires twenty or thirty year of service may retire sooner than others. Either way, retirement is a time to celebrate and to look forward to the beginning of a new life adventure.

Retirement:  That's when you return from work one day and say, "Hi, Honey, I'm home - forever."  ~ Gene Perret

I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty.  ~ Thomas Jefferson

I didn’t know that painters and writers retired. They’re like soldiers – they just fade away.  ~ Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.  ~ Malcolm Forbes

Retire? I'm not going to ease up, let up, shut up or give up until I'm taken up. In fact I'm just getting warmed up.  ~ Zig Zigler

Retirement? You're talking about death, right?  ~ Robert Altman

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

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous.  When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.  ~ George Burns

I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.  ~ Lance Armstrong

Most people perform essentially meaningless work. When they retire, that truth is borne upon them.  ~ Brendan Francis

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

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

Retirement is the ugliest word in the language.  ~ Ernest Hemingway

Retirement: statutory senility.  ~ Emmett O'Donnell

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

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.  ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

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