30 Retirement Wishes and Quotes

Retirement marks a truly momentous occasion. Of course, you want to wish the retiree a heartfelt farewell. Creating a personalized greeting to this effect really does mean a lot to those entering the retirement phase of their life. Below are inspiring quotes and thought-filled wishes to let someone know that you genuinely wish them well upon their retirement.

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Heartfelt Retirement Wishes Filled With Love and Joy

I’m so happy for you as you embark upon this phase of your life. Happy retirement!

You will be missed after your retirement. The office certainly won’t be the same without you…

We’ll miss your laughter and your smiles. You always managed to brighten up everyone’s day. Wishing you the best! 

May your post retirement life be filled with all of the things you love.

Farewell old friend and congratulations on this momentous occasion.

We hope that you realize all of your dreams as you set off into this wonderful new phase of your life. Wishes for a wonderful retirement!

Life is just beginning for you my friend. Happy retirement!

I can’t believe the time for your retirement is finally here. You will be deeply missed. Enjoy your days of retirement. We wish you well! 

Quotes and Wishes for a Happy Retirement

“Retire from work, but not from life.” -M.K. Soni

“Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

 “Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” – Fred Rogers

“Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can’t retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.” – Bernard Baruch

“What do you call a person who is happy on a Monday? Retired.” – Unknown

“Don’t act your age in retirement. Act like the inner young person you have always been.” – J. A. West

“Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials — much to live on and much to live for.” – Unknown

New Wishes On Your Retirement - Some Additional Retirement Wishes

Retiring truly is the start of something wonderful in life!

Your work is only a part of who you are. Your life is waiting for you.

We hope that retirement will only bring good things and great experiences.

Sending messages of happiness and love to you on this, your retirement.

Happy retirement! You deserve the very best life has to offer.

Wishes for an amazing retirement filled with love, laughter and adventure.

To a new chapter in your life filled with all of the best this world has to give! Happy retirement.

Now Retirement…Next Stop Adventure! Best Retirement Wishes.

Retirement Quotes and Poignant Retirement Wishes

To one of the best co-workers I’ve ever known. Thanks for your years of service. Sending retirement wishes!

Congratulations! Your work has helped pave the way for the company’s future.

Rest, relax and have tons of fun in your retirement…Sending plenty of fond retirement wishes

To a great colleague and an even better friend. To your newly retired life…Hoping you have a spectacular retirement. 

You’re one of the great ones! Wishing you all the best! Cheers for a great retirement!

Retirement obviously agrees with you. Cheers and Happy Retirement Wishes!

Enjoy your retirement. Stop by and visit. Best wishes!

Retirement: A Day to Commemorate with Meaningful Wishes

Saying goodbye to a colleague and friend is always difficult. Knowing exactly what to say, what retirement wishes to send to ensure a fond farewell is even harder. Generating heartfelt retirement wishes to show someone you care and you will be thinking about them goes a long way toward wishing them off on a happy note as they enter their new life.