What to Write in a Retirement Card

What to Write in a Retirement Card

Welcome to Retirement Message Ideas.com. If you’re having a difficult time finding the words for a meaningful, heartfelt or funny retirement message to go in your retirement card then you’ve come to the right place! We understand that it can be tough trying to think up the most appropriate or fitting message to write in a retirement card and making sure the wording is just right, ensuring it reflects exactly what you are feeling. So we decided to bring together an extensive resource for every different type of retirement saying, quote and message you could ever want for your card. If you are doubting yourself when it comes to deciding what to say, or you just want a more universal message then we would recommend starting with the General Retirement Card Messages. However if you would prefer to write your own message but are struggling with where to begin and would appreciate some ideas and pointers then try the Retirement Card Message Writing Tips. But if you have a more specific type of message or wish the card warrants then the range of categories you will find below should give you all the options you need to find the perfect saying, poem, note or more for the best retirement card messages. We’ve covered every type you might need, including for friends, coworkers and colleagues, your boss, family members, religious and funny messages, a range of different quotes and much more. We think you won’t struggle to find what you’re looking for.


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Some Examples of our Retirement Messages:

Retirement Card Messages

May you enjoy a successful life after retirement to the fullest.

Enjoy the freedom your achievement has earned. Happy retirement.

Time to relax and do whatever you want! Congratulations!

To stay balanced in life, work like you’re retired and retire like it’s your job.

We’re glad that you are retiring, and we are looking forward to spending more time with you. Best wishes.

It’s great to see someone retire who is as deserving as you. Make sure you work just as hard at relaxing as you have in your long career.

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Retirement Wishes

Wishing you an amazing retirement, the best is still to come

May your retirement be filled with many new adventures, meaningful moments, and much happiness.

May your retirement be a special time spent with friends and family doing all the things that you enjoy to do.

Hoping your retirement brings you all the best things in life

Wishing you the best through retirement, but please come back to visit periodically.

Wishing you all the best for your retirement. May all your retirement dreams come true.

Wishing you a wonderful retirement. May you enjoy your retirement to the fullest.

Wishing you the most exciting and stress-free retirement ever.

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Retirement Congratulations

Congratulations, may you enjoy your retirement to the fullest.

Congratulations on your retirement. Thanks for your years of dedication and hard work.

Congratulations on your retirement! If you ever get bored, give us a call us and hang out with us.

Congratulations on your retirement, we’re so happy for you.

Congratulations on your retirement. Now you can use your time to relax and enjoy all the things you haven’t had time for before.

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Retirement Quotes

“When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income” – Chi Chi Rodriguez

“Retirement is wonderful. It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it” – Gene Perret

“A retired husband is often a wife’s full- time job” – Ella Harris

“I enjoy waking up and not having to go to work. So I do it three or four times a day” – Gene Perret

“When you retire, you switch bosses – from the one who hired you to the one who married youx – Gene Perret

“But what, it may be asked, are the requisites for a life of retirement? A man may be weary of the toils and torments of business, and yet quite unfit for the tranquil retreat. Without literature, friendship, and religion, retirement is in most cases found to be a dead, flat level, a barren waste, and a blank. Neither the body nor the soul can enjoy health and life in a vacuum.”
— Richter

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Retirement Poems

Age is opportunity no less,
Than youth itself, though in another dress,
And as the evening twilight fades away,
The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Enjoy the Spring of Love and Youth,
To some good angel leave the rest;
For Time will teach thee soon the truth,
There are no birds in last year’s nest!
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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