Retirement is a big event in anyone’s life. Often when someone you know, be that a coworker, friend or family member retires then you celebrate or congratulate them. The most common way this is done is with a card or gift (or both!)
But knowing what to write in your retirement card can be tricky. You need to judge the tone and not offend. Also take into account how much they were looking forward to retirement and if they see it as a positive occasion. So treading carefully and choosing your words to match how they are feeling is important.
If you are struggling then you can try using one of the retirement sayings and quotes below. They range from inspirational to funny and happy wishes and are perfect for a card. You can change them or use more than one if you want.
Retirement can be a scary time, daunting because it’s often when you enter the unknown. So an inspirational message for your card can help to lift the retirees spirits and show them how retirement can be a new chapter full of great moments.
If the person you’re sending a card to isn’t worried about their retirement and actually looking forward to it then a simple message that wishes them well and a happy retirement may be just the ticket.
Something funny or comical is also ideal for a card or speech. So try one of these hilarious retirement sayings and quotes to put a smile on someone’s face!
We hope these retirement sayings and messages will have helped you to wish someone a happy retirement as they hear off into the sunset.