59 Retirement Sayings

Finding the right retirement sayings can be tough sometimes. Especially when we want them to be unique and insightful. We want to send our congratulations to the retiree but we also want to inspire them to get out there and enjoy life.

Retirement is like a new beginning, a new chapter in your book of life. As Lee M. Brower said, "A thriving new beginning can be and should be a time for amazing engagement, growth, connections, contributions, and amazing possibilities." that is what retirement should look like! View our retirement poems for more thoughts on being retired.


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  1. We are so happy for you and hope you spend your retirement doing nothing but things you enjoy at your favourite time of the day while enjoying wonderful thoughts of your new life.
    Retirement Wishes



  2. A new road is ahead of you to a new future. Enjoy and remember you will be missed.
    Retirement Messages



  3. Say goodbye to the everyday hustle and bustle, and enjoy the slower speed. Julie Hebert, A Joyous Time Indeed
    Retirement Poems For Coworkers



  4. We all know life is short, we have experienced this at some point in our lives, so that just shows us we have no time to waste. Take this new part of your life and live it to the fullest!
    Poems On Life



  5. Too much rest is rust. Sir Walter Scott
    Quotes About Life That Are Funny



  6. Our friendship will always be treasured and fun to every degree - retirement changes nothing except no work, just living. Tom S. Gold, Off Into The Sunset
    Retirement Poems For Friends



  7. Let retirement be a little wild, go with the flow. Allow yourself to go as fast as you want, and be okay with it going slow. Julie Hebert, Challenges Of Retirement
    Funny Retirement Poems



  8. There are those we work with that inspire us - you are one of those people. Your inspiration will be missed!
    Poems That Inspire



  9. Cheers to you as you retire - to all of us, you have inspired C. A. Lynch, Cheers To You
    Cheers To Retirement



  10. Who would think a challenge in retirement you would see you can be happy and free! C. A. Lynch, A Challenge In Retirement?
    Retirement Challenges



  11. Enjoy the start of your new life as a retiree.
    Your New Life Begins



  12. But as you retire we wish you well - as a teacher, we think you are swell C. A. Lynch, Happy Retirement To A Great Teacher
    Retirement Poems For A Teacher



  13. May this poem be filled with good wishes for thee: Wishes for relaxing days, wishes for happiness always Tom S. Gold, As You Retire
    A Poem For You



  14. Now is the time for retirement for you - a time for you that is overdue. You have worked, day in and day out, to you, we want to give a shout. C. A. Lynch, Retirement For You
    Now Is The Time Poem



  15. You have definitely earned this retirement, so enjoy every moment!
    Retirement Again



  16. Here you are starting a new chapter of your life. May you have the confidence to step out of your comfort zone and enjoy life to the fullest!
    Graduation Wishes



  17. Congratulations! You will be missed.
    I Miss You Quotes



  18. I have to say that you are my favourite co-worker and I will miss you. I love you so much. Come back and visit, please!
    I Love You So Much Quotes



  19. I hope today is everything you had always dreamed of. It was certainly exciting for us. Congratulations!
    Birthday Wishes



  20. May this new path of your life take you to only happiness and fun.
  21. May this new path of your life take you to only happiness and fun.
    Irish Blessing



  22. Retirement is like a new year - a celebration and a time to set new goals.
    New Year Poems



  23. Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials ó much to live on and much to live for. Author Unknown
    Quotes on Life Inspirational



  24. May this be the start of something amazing!
    Wedding Toasts



  25. Good morning to your fresh start and all the new adventures awaiting this new life change.
    Good Morning Wishes



  26. From this point on, may you feel like every morning is Christmas. Wishing that you wake up excited and ready for the day just as you were if it was Christmas every day!
    Christmas Wishes



  27. I thank you for your kindness, I will not soon forget; youíre one of the nicest people I have ever met. Joanna Fuchs
    Thank You Quotes



  28. You are finally going to have the time to do all those things you never got to do when you were working.
    Quotes That Encourage



  29. Take this retirement as a new start to see things through.
    Quotes That Inspire



  30. The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does. Author Unknown
    Time Poems



  31. Don't think of retirement as closer to death, think of it as closer to living life to the fullest. C. A. Lynch
    Quotes about Death



  32. A common way that people adapt to retirement is by moving to a smaller home. In response to the needs of a growing family, large houses are often bought to accommodate family needs earlier in life. Belinda Tucker
    Quotes About Home



  33. Happy Retirement. Donít forget to keep in touch.  It just wonít be the same without you.
    Best Wishes To You



  34. Wishing you lots of happiness in whatever you decide to spend your time doing.
  35. Wishing you lots of happiness in whatever you decide to spend your time doing.
    Quotes About Life Happiness



  36. Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think youíre supposed to. Susan Cain
    Time Quotes



  37. This is the time when you start learning how to live and stop thinking about schedules, appointments and deadlines!
    Quotes To Make You Think



  38. It's is now time to stop fussing, stressing and working! It is time for relaxing, napping and travelling! Enjoy retirement!
    Best Poems



  39. You have all the time in the world now! So use it wisely and donít let any of it be wasted! Every moment will be your retirement.



  40. You may find once you're living as a retiree for some time that retiring was the start of your life!



  41. The greatest thing about retirement is, if you get bored with doing nothing, you can start doing something, anything, anytime, anyplace without anyone saying anything!



  42. Take every possible moment and treasure it.
  43. Take this new turn in the road with heart! Take every possible moment and treasure it.
    All Occasions



  44. May you realize that this will be the experience of a lifetime if you live it to the fullest and enjoy each day.
    Quotes About Life Inspirational



  45. Take this time to do the things you never had time to do before!



  46. This is your time to shine! No more routine, no more work, no more annoying people! It's your time to do only what you want to do!



  47. You like golf? Now you have morning, afternoon and evening to golf as much as you can.



  48. Say goodbye to tension and hello to your pension. Author Unknown



  49. Often when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else. Fred Rogers



  50. Retirement is the only time in your life when time no longer equals money. Unknown



  51. Don't act your age in retirement. Act like the inner young person you have always been. J. A. West



  52. Funny Retirement Sayings

  53. Good luck in your new endeavours! May those endeavours require lots of breaks!!
    Funny Retirement Quotes



  54. May your retirement allow you the time to do the things you love to do and avoid the things you donít like to do!



  55. Take the road you havenít taken before. And donít look back.



  56. No longer will you be saying, TGIF, because every day will be like the weekend!



  57. Now you have the time to do and enjoy all the things you have been putting off for years.



  58. The meaning of retirement: a full-time vacation.



  59. Good Luck, have a blast and donít do anything I wouldnít do.



  60. My age took a big jump - overnight I went from 43 to 65, they say life is short when your age changes like that - it truly is!
    Quotes That Inspire Change



  61. You no longer have to worry about using up your sick time or vacation time!



  62. You finally have all the time in the world to play golf, so play golf, think golf, dream golf and enjoy golf! Congrats on your retirement, and I hope you play golf every day and every waking hour of it!



  63. Hopefully, youíll find retirement as one long coffee break! Enjoy and take it easy!


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