Retirement Quotes

Ok I put my hands up, yes there are one or two cheesy retirement quotes in here but I'm sure you'll get plenty of inspiration anyway from this great Top 10 list.

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Like a lot of things in life, your attitude to change is what counts. So just make retirement another excuse to do what you love everyday. Do what you love everyday. Did I just say that already! : )

A Top 10 List of
Inspirational Quotes for Retirement


"Beautiful young people are accidents of nature,
But beautiful old people are works of art."

- Eleanor Roosevelt


"We turn not older with years, but newer every day."

- Emily Dickinson


"Old age is like everything else.
To make a success of it, you've got to start young."

- Fred Astaire


"Life has got to be lived - that's all there is to it.
At seventy, I would say the advantage is that you take life more calmly.
You know that 'this, too, shall pass!'

- Eleanor Roosevelt


"One starts to get young at the age of sixty and then it is too late."

- Pablo Picasso


"You take all of the experience and judgment of men over 50 out of the world
and there wouldn't be enough left to run it."

- Henry Ford


"Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be,…"

- Robert Browning


"The spiritual eyesight improves as the physical eyesight declines."

- Plato


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

- Gene Perret


"The man who views the world at fifty
the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life."

- Muhammad Ali

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"Retirement itself is the best gift. No gold watch could ever top it."

- Abigail Charleson


"The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income."

- George Foreman


"We have no porch, no rocking chair — and no time.
My biggest need is a calendar because there are so many things to do.
Now I encourage people to retire — the younger the better."

- Maurice Musholt

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the foundation of a good retirement is planning."

- Earl Nightingale

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