15 Best Quotes about Retirement

Retirement Quote of the Day

Americans are not saving enough for retirement. - Tammy Baldwin, Politician

Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues. - Abigail Adams, American First Lady

Wisdom Quotes, Great Quotes, Experience Quotes, Virtue Quotes

Social Security makes up a much larger share of total retirement income for unmarried women and minorities than it does for married couples, unmarried men and whites. - Diane Watson

Women Quotes, Men Quotes, Minorities Quotes, Security Quotes

Instead of planning the retirement of the Space Shuttle program, America should be preparing the shuttles for their next step in space: evolving, not shutting them down and laying off thousands of people. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Planning Quotes


I support voluntary personal retirement accounts for Social Security. It should be people's free choice. - Sharron Angle, Politician

Accounting Quotes, Choice Quotes, Security Quotes

As a musician, life is not over just because you are getting older, and so I find retirement a very frightening and dark thought. - Ian Anderson, Musician

Life Quotes, Thought Quotes, Music Quotes

I actually think the whole concept of retirement is a bit stupid, so yes, I do want to do something else. There is this strange thing that just because chronologically on a Friday night you have reached a certain age... with all that experience, how can it be that on a Monday morning, you are useless? - Stuart Rose

Age Quotes, Experience Quotes, Logic Quotes, Monday Quotes

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Idleness Quotes, Women Quotes

The chief role of the universities is to prolong adolescence into middle age, at which point early retirement ensures that we lack the means or the will to enforce significant change. - J. G. Ballard

Age Quotes, Change Quotes

My instruction to my parents is that I would rather they enjoy their retirement than leave me anything when they go. I am much happier watching them enjoying life. - Richard Armitage , Politician

Life Quotes, Parents Quotes

Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap. - Simone de Beauvoir, Writer

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label. - Barack Obama, American President

Health Quotes, Wage Quotes, Work Quotes, Security Quotes

The great thing about show business is that there's no mandatory retirement age. - Scott Bakula, Actor

Business Quotes, Great Quotes

I was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas. I was 15 when I got my first job serving food to the residents in a retirement home - 22 years later I would shoot my first film in one. - Joey Lauren Adams, Actress

Food Quotes

I am not close to retirement. I still have a lot more that I can achieve. There are younger guys coming into F1, but I am not old and I'm not finished. - Jean Alesi , Driver

Americans are not saving enough for retirement. - Tammy Baldwin, Politician

American Quotes