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Short Retirement Quotes, Wishes, & Sayings

Short Retirement Quotes

What to write in a retirement card? What to say to someone who’s retiring? Do you congratulate someone for retiring? How do you wish someone a good retirement?

Here are 50 short retirement quotes:

  1. Life begins at retirement.” — Author Unknown

Short Retirement Quotes - Wishes - Sayings

  1. Retirement is amazing. It’s doing absolutely nothing and not worrying about getting caught.
  2. I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living, or get busy dying.” — The Shawshank Redemption
  3. Retirement, a perfect time to do what you want to, when you want to, where you want to do it, and, exactly how you want to do it.
  4. The best thing about retirement is to finding joy in the little things.
  5. Retirement is when you come home from work one day and say “Sweety, I’m home! Forever!”
  6. The funny thing about retirement, it kills more people than work ever did.
  7. The one thing wrong with retirement is that you never get to take a day off.
  8. If you’re starting to think about retirement now, in six months’ time, you’re already be there.
  9. The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.” — Wise Old Sayings
  10. Life starts at retirement.
  11. I really enjoy waking up without having to go to work. I do it at least two or three times a day.
  12. Retiring from work does not mean retiring from life! It is just the beginning, not the end!
  13. Retirement is the best gift. No gold watch or plaque could ever top it.
  14. If you plan right, your retirement will bring you joy for the rest of your life.
  15. When you retire, every day is both Boss Day and Employee Appreciation Day.
  16. When retiring it’s great to get out of the rat race, you just have to make do with less cheese.
  17. When I retired, I really never stopped doing anything, I just stopped getting paid for it.
  18. It is better to live rich than to die rich.” — Samuel Johnson

Short Retirement Wishes

  1. Retirement is when you start working at living and quit living at work.
  2. Retirement doesn’t mean doing whatever I want to do. It means liberty.
  3. There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
    Bill Watterson, Calvin, and Hobbes
  4. When you retire, you get a new boss, the one you married.
  5. Don’t just retire from something; have something you retire to.
  6. Retirement, the world’s longest doughnut break.
  7. The challenge to retirement is spending more time without spending more money.
  8. Retirement means less pressure, less stress, less suffering… unless you’re a golfer.
  9. I’m sure you never thought this day would come… Well other than that calendar you had that marked down the last days until your retirement ha ha! Enjoy yourself my friend, you will be greatly missed!” – Ventana Winds
  10. Retirement brings the ball to your court, where you make the rules.
  11. In my retirement, I usually go for a short swim at least once or twice a day. Either that or buy a new golf club.
  12. In retirement, it’s not the years in your life. It’s the life in your years.
  13. Retirement is awesome when you have two essentials – a lot to live on and a lot to live for.
  14. “You can’t retire from being great.” — Fairy God Boss
  15. When you retire there’s never enough time to do nothing.
  16. When a husband retires, he often turns into his wife’s full-time job.
  17. When you retire, it turns the page in a new chapter of your life.
  18. The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.” — Abe Lemons
  19. The joy of retirement comes in those everyday pursuits that embrace the joy of life; to experience daily the freedom to invest one’s life-long knowledge for the betterment of others; and, to allocate time to pursuits that only received, in years of working, a fleeting moment.” — Byron Pulsifer
  20. I see retirement as just another of these reinventions, another chance to do new things and be a new version of myself.” — Walt Mossberg
  21. Retirement may be an ending, a closing, but it is also a new beginning” — Pulsifer
  22. I’m not just retiring from the company; I’m also retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron.” — Hartman Jule
  23. Have a restful but fun and active retirement!” — Ventana Winds
  24. Retirement is a blank sheet of paper. It is a chance to redesign your life into something new and different.Patrick Foley, Winning at Retirement
  25. Retirement is a chance to start over.” — Unknown
  26. Retirement is “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to work” — Definition
  27. Congratulations, now the fun begins.” — Shutterfly
  28. Best wishes for your retirement.” — Serenata Flowers
  29. Retirement feels like an ending for some, but it truly is a beginning.” — Event Greetings
  30. Retirement is the world’s longest coffee break.” — Author Unknown
  31. Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” — Zig Ziglar

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