Famous Words of Wisdom for Retirement

By J. Lubbock


Much like the words to a graduate walking down the aisle , when you reach that golden age for retirement your friends, coworkers and family might offer you a few words of wisdom for your retirement. These might be funny words of wisdom for the retiree or they could be sincere. Whatever the case, retirement words of wisdom are great to add to retirement speeches, toasts or in a card.

Popular Words of Wisdom

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

By Gene Perret


Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf.

By Catherine Pulsifer


Retire from work, but not from life.

By Hartman Jule


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.

Words of Wisdom for Retirement


Planning to retire? Before you do find your hidden passion, do the thing that you have always wanted to do.

by Catherine Pulsifer

By Abe Lemons


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

By Harry Emerson Fosdick


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

By Jonathan Clements


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.

By Winston Churchill


We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

By Catherine Pulsifer


Retirement may be an ending, a closing, but it is also a new beginning.

Retirement wishes vary from person to person, but these words of wisdom for retirement are, to a certain extent, universal. If you're looking for something a little less philosophical, perhaps some funny retirement quotes are exactly what you're looking for.

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Famous Words of Wisdom for Retirement