Funny, Short and Inspirational Retirement Quotes:

Funny, Short and Inspirational Retirement Quotes:

I have compiled a good number of words of wisdom or better, what I like to call the best retirement quotes that will brighten your day.

This list of retirement quotes has been compiled from various people whose words of wisdom couldn’t go unnoticed.

Inspirational Retirement Quotes

Here are some of the most popular inspirational quotes on retirement that you should read before retiring as well as after.

1. “Just because you are getting older and have retired doesn’t mean that you should have less confidence in your abilities. Think about the experience and knowledge that you have gained by all the years you have worked” -Theodore W. Higginsworth

2. “Retirement: It’s nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese.” – Gene Perret

3. “Planning to retire? Before you do, find your hidden passion. Do the thing that you have always wanted to do.” – Catherine Pulsifer

4. “Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can’t retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.” – Bernard Baruch

5. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Lyrics from “Closing Time” by Semisonic

6. “What does retirement mean now that there are so many opportunities for learning, for caring, for serving? We can redefine aging.” – Rachel Cowan, Wise Aging

7. “Retirement is a new beginning, and that means closing the book on one chapter to begin the next.” Sid Miramontes, Retirement: Your New Beginning

8. “Retirement gives you the time literally to recreate yourself through a sport, game, or hobby that you always wanted to try or that you haven’t done in years.” – Price, Stephen D.

9. “Shall the day of parting be the day of gathering? And shall it be said that my eve was in truth my dawn?” by Kahlil Gibran

10. “There is a whole new kind of life ahead, full of experiences just waiting to happen. Some call it ‘retirement.’ I call it ‘bliss.’” – Betty Sullivan

11. “Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. “Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

13. “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.” – Arthur E. Morgan

14. “You are never too old to set a new goal or dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

15. “What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.” – T.S. Eliot

16. “Retirement is not a life without purpose; it is the on-going purpose that provides meaningfulness” – Robert Rivers

17. “Retirement is …. a time to experience a fulfilling life derived from many enjoyable and rewarding activities.” – Ernie J. Zelinski

18. “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” – Anne Bradstreet


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