Golden Words: Retirement Quotes for Laughs, Inspiration, and Reflection

Is there anything better for summing up life than a good quote?

From inspiring proverbs to funny slogans, sometimes all it takes is a line or two to encompass the feeling of a situation. That’s why we’re excited to share these 75 retirement quotes with you.

Let’s start with Fred Rogers reminding us, “Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” This sums up how retirement can be the beginning of life’s best chapter.

How about those who don’t want to walk away from the workforce? It’s a relatable sentiment. As Abe Lemons said, “The trouble with retirement is you never get a day off.”

Of course, there’s nothing like a little humor to lift our spirits. An unknown person is credited with the quote, “What do you call a person who is happy on Monday? Retired.” We hope whoever and wherever they are, they’re enjoying retirement.

Which of the quotes on the list is your favorite? What others do you have to share? Let us know in the comments.