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Funny Quotations about Retirement

quotations about retirement

Retirement, often viewed as the golden period of life, marks a significant transition. It's a time of life that promises the freedom to pursue passions, explore new interests, and indulge in the luxury of leisure, even as it invites introspection and adjustment to a new rhythm of life. Far from being merely an end to a career, retirement can be a gateway to new adventures and experiences.

This collection of funny quotations delves into various aspects of retirement. They explore the joys, challenges, and unexpected surprises that this phase of life often brings. These quotes touch upon themes of reinvention, leisure, life's simple pleasures, and the wisdom that comes with age. They serve as a source of inspiration and a reminder of the opportunities that retirement can offer. Whether you're nearing retirement, have just embarked on this journey, or are years away and simply planning ahead, these words will offer perspective, insight, and a dash of humourto illuminate the path.

"Retirement means twice as much husband on half as much money." Anon

"The transition from Who's Who to Who's He." Eddie George (English banker, 1938-2009)

You can't retire from being *great.*drunk.*employed.* Anon

"Often when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else." Fred Rogers (American television host, 1928-2003)

"What do you call a person who is happy on Monday? Retired." Anon

"I can't wait to retire so I can get up at 6 o'clock in the morning and go drive around really slow and make everybody late for work." Anon

There are some who start their retirement long before they *stop working.*tell anyone.*should.* Anon

"Retirement: It's nice to get out of the rat race, but you have to learn to get along with less cheese." Gene Perret (comedy writer, 1937-2022)

"He who laughs last at the boss's jokes probably isn't far from retirement." Anon

Retirement: World's longest *coffee break.*river.*yawn.* Anon

"When you retire, you switch bosses – from the one who hired you to the one who married you." Anon

"Spreading sheets sounds more appealing than a spreadsheet." Anon

"When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a watch." R.C. Sherriff (English writer, 1896-1975)

"There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want." Bill Watterson (American cartoonist, 1958-)

"The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off." Abe Lemons (American basketball player, 1922-2002)

"As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did." Robert Benchley (American humorist, 1889-1945)

"It is better to live *rich*here*poor* than to die rich." Samuel Johnson (English lexicographer, 1709-84)

"Retirement: When you stop lying about your age and start lying around the house." Anon

"If anything could have pulled me out of retirement, it would have been an Indiana Jones film. But in the end, retirement is just too damned much fun." Sean Connery (Scottish actor, 1930-)

"I remember one of my staff asking me when I was going to retire. I said when I could no longer hear the sound of laughter. He said, 'That never stopped you before.'" Bob Hope (American comedian, 1903-2003)

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