40 Encouraging Retirement Congratulations Quotes

With more than 53,000 centenarians alive today, there is no guessing how long your life may be. The average life expectancy for men is 76 years. Women have an average life expectancy at 81 years. For those enjoying the later years of life and retiring from a job, the below compilation of retirement congratulation quotes are great excerpts to help you celebrate.

Do you remember that your boss always reasoned and argued with you to grant that extra holiday you wanted? Now it is time to reason and argue with him.

It’s never easy to bid goodbye to someone so dedicated, hardworking and good-natured. Your enthusiasm and dedication for work is a great example for all of us. Now you own all the leisure time you always wanted. We wish you a bright and delightful future ahead filled with peace and happiness.

Retirement is not a big deal, everyone retires. What is important is how you spend the rest of your life to make retirement special. Congratulations and enjoy your retirement to the fullest.

Retirement is not about giving up, loosing yourself, slowing down or feeling old. Retirement is about enjoying the longest holiday of life.

Retiring is like falling in love for the first time. Thinking about it gives you butterflies in the stomach and you will never know how it feels until you actually retire. Happy retirement.

The best things in life come unplanned or unexpected. So why live your retirement as per plan? Congratulations on retiring.

You don’t need resort to extremes like blowing up all your money gambling in Las Vegas to enjoy your retirement. Walking bare feet in your garden, babysitting your grandchildren and smelling every sip of your morning coffee will make you enjoy your retirement much more. Happy retirement.

A big congratulations to you for entering into this gladly awaited phase of life. You have been a constant storehouse of energy and inspiration. This workplace is sure going to miss you. But after all the great contributions made here, we will more than happy to see you taking some time for yourself and for your loved ones. Wishing you happy, fun-filled, healthy and enjoyable days ahead.

All good things come to an End. So is true for the marvelous and memorable stint you shared in this office. You are an irreplaceable asset for all of us. Wishing you fun-filled and beautiful moments for your retired life. Your presence will be greatly missed.

All your life you were wondering why you tolerated an annoying boss and put up with irritating colleagues. Retirement is the answer. Enjoy it mate.

Although you are finally retiring, please remember us as we will always remember you.

An actor is as good as his last film, a dancer is as good as her last performance, a magician is as good as his last show and a doctor is as good as his last operation. Live your retirement to the fullest because your life will be as good as the way you retire. Happy retirement.

Don’t be sad about your retirement. Millions of people in the world would love to be in your place and put their feet up at home without a single worry. Wishing you a happy retirement.

Don’t let your retirement go to waste thinking that it has come cheap. It has actually cost you a lifetime of hard work so enjoy every single second of it. Happy retirement.

Don’t retire with regrets of the things you couldn’t do. Retire with ambitions of the things you will do now. Happy retirement.

Having someone like you at the workplace has been no less than a gift. Thanks for constant lighting up the dull days. Your cheerfulness will be greatly missed!! But surely you will lighten up every place you go.

Wishing you a triumphant, delightful and wonderful retired life ahead.

I will always remember you as a determined individual. Best of luck in your retirement.

I’m so happy to hear about your retirement. The rest and relaxation is well-deserved on your part.

If you make happy memories after retiring, you will leave the world with a sweet taste in your mouth. If you make bitter memories after retiring, you will leave the world with a bitter taste in your mouth. The choice is yours. Happy retirement.

Just because the word tire is a part of retire, it doesn’t mean you actually have to tire of life. Have an awesome retirement.

Just because you have decided to retire, it does not mean you stop living life and doing things that inspire. Regardless of whatever you do, don’t ever douse your belly’s fire. Congratulations for your retirement.

Planning for retirement is like planning your first ever date. No matter how meticulously you plan, nothing will actually happen according to plan but you will love it. Congratulations and have fun.

Remember to make the best of retirement. It is a well-deserved, long-term vacation so enjoy.

Retirement can be enjoyed only when it happens at the right time. Retiring too soon can rust the mind while retiring too late can rust the body. Congratulations for retiring at the perfect time.

Retirement does not mean that your life has come to an end. Retirement means that it is the end of living for a good wage and the beginning of living for a good life. Have fun my friend.

Retirement is life’s way of telling you that it is time stop putting up a fake facade and being nice to everyone. Enjoy your retirement because this is the only time in life you can be the person you really are. Congratulations on retiring.

Retirement is the beginning of freedom from early morning starts and late evening finishes, angry bosses and lazy colleagues, public transport and rush hour traffic. Wishing you a happy retirement.

Retirement is the only time when you can have a life without having a job. Congratulations and happy retirement.

Retirement is the opportunity that life has given you to stop complaining about not having the time or chance to do what you always wanted – don’t waste it. Happy retirement.

Retirement is when you finally stop doing what your boss tells you to do and you start doing what your heart tells you to do. Congratulations on your retirement.

Some people retire too early and regret wasting their lives. Some people retire too late and regret overworking. But you are retiring at the perfect juncture in your life. Congratulations on your timely retirement.

Stock up with lots of nice drinks, good music and delicious food. Retirement is the biggest party of your life, which is about to start. Happy retirement.

The best thing about you was that, you never let work feel like a burden. Your inspirational daily quotes and random jokes kept us all moving without fuss. We are sure you will keep spreading this smile wherever you go.

Wishing you an enjoyable and flourishing life with your loved ones.

The feeling of retiring is like becoming a child again, waiting to go home to open that box of candies you secretly saved to relish on a special day. Have a good time being a child again. Happy retirement.

We cannot thank you enough for your dedication and integrity. May your days to come be filled with great health, great company and great days. Wishing you all the best for your future.

When you have a full time job, you are always looking for things that will help you relax. When you retire, you will always look for things that will help you keep busy. Happy retirement.

Words fall short as I bid adieu to one of our gems. A true leader, a great fiend and a positive mentor. You have raised the bars for all of us. We will miss your smile and your motivating words. Wishing you amazing retirement days full of happiness, peace and great time with your loved ones.

Work would not have been such a pleasant experience, if it not had been for you. Thanks for such an enjoyable work experience. Now you have the luxury of all your time for leisure and we wish you the best for the next chapter in your life.

Your real life will begin after retirement because you won’t be answerable for your money to anyone, anymore. Happy retirement.

Your retirement actually means that you got promoted to one of the best roles in your life. Congratulations.

The below infographic provides a collection of interesting statistics and trends regarding the average life expectancy and savings rate of our aging population. Performing just 1 hour of exercise is provided to extend your life by 11 hours. More than 2.5 hours of moderate activity each week can extend your life by 4.5 years.

Average Life Expectancy By State

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