Retirement Quotes

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

Abe Lemons

When you retire, you switch bosses - from the one who hired you to the one who married you.

Gene Perret

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

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

Gene Perret

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

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering.

inspired by A.A. Milne in Pooh's Little Instruction Book

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.

Will Rogers in Autobiography, 1949

There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want.

Bill Watterson in Calvin and Hobbes

Retire from work, but not from life.

M.K. Soni

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Life begins at retirement.

Author Unknow

Retirement is wonderful. It's doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.

Gene Perret

Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.

Douglas Pagels in These Are the Gifts I'd Like to Give to You

The money's no better in retirement but the hours are!


Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternative.

Maurice Chevalier

You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.

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