Sayings

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Adding one or more retirement sayings to a retirement card is a great way to make it more interesting or personal. They can either help to avoid something boring or cliche which is often found in most cards or can reflect upon something more personal to the person retiring. A thoughtful saying can sum up exactly what you or the recipient is feeling about retirement in a way that a regular message wouldn’t be able to.

So try some of the retirement sayings below for your retirement card message.


It’s nice to get out of the rat race in this world, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese.”


In retirement, only money and symptoms are consequential


Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did in this World


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


Retirement can be a great joy if you can figure out how to spend time without spending money.


The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does


If we wait until retirement to enjoy ourselves, there may not be enough of ourselves to enjoy it.


Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life


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


When you retire, think and act as if you were still working; when you’re still working, think and act a bit as if you were already retired.


The Main goal of retirement should be to live off your assets, not on assets


Slow down and enjoy every moment in life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast, you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.


It doesn’t take ages to retire, it takes money


Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened


Retirement is having nothing to do and someone always keeping you from it


Living each day as if it were your last doesn’t mean your last day of retirement on a remote island. It means to live fully, authentically and spontaneously with nothing being held back from you


When men reach their sixties or Seventies and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking


“I am not giving into anyone else’s idea of how I ought to feel and look at 70. ‘Retirement’ is not a word I can even visualize. I retire when I go to bed.” – Carmen Dell’Orefice


“The key to retirement is to find joy in the Small-Small things.” – Susan Miller


Life begins at retirement


In the end, it’s not the years in your life that counts. It’s the life in your years that Matters the Most