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Wonderful Messages For A Husband Who Is Retiring

When it becomes time for your husband to retire, you want to make him feel special, and help ease the anxiety that sometimes comes along with this exciting chapter in life.  This list of  over 100  retirement sayings for husband, will help you to do just that.  

A great retirement  card will celebrate his dedication and hard work, make him look forward to spending more time at home, and enjoy the retired life. After all, he has earned it, right?!

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Card Sayings For Retirement

  • Since I met you, you have always known what to do with your time. You have raised wonderful children, held a wife in her moments of triumph or darkest hours, and taken charge of incredible projects. Take it from me, you have successfully made your mark… I could not be more proud of you, honey. Congratulations on your retirement and for starting an exciting chapter of your life!
  • If the work you have done can truly speak for you, it would say that you are a compassionate leader who completely understands all the tricks of the trade. Your career has been a blessing to many others, including me. Thank you for all that you’ve done. I love you! 
  • At last, these shoes that come off at the door every day you come home from work are retiring! They will not leave me every day to meet others, which means that you won’t need to set foot on the carpets of any corporation anymore and finally get the rest you deserve. Happy retirement, dearie! 
  • This is a special moment for a man who has spent his entire life building something worth living for- an amazing life. Look at what you’ve built: a family, a community, an inspirational life… but most of all, your dedication and hard work fascinates me the most.
  • My life and my city would not have been as bright if you had not chosen to live here. I’m so lucky to have met a champion who have worked for the betterment of the lives of many others, let alone have him as my husband. Everything you touch, in one way or another, turns to gold. Happy retirement, darling. 

Gifts For Retirement For Him

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  • We were both so uncertain of ourselves when we first met. Throughout these many years together, we have helped each other in making our dreams come true, and I am so grateful for that. We have made this place our home, and I am so glad to be enjoying it with you around more. 
  • Okay, what do you say in a retirement speech… first of all, I am so happy for you. What the world sees when they put together all the good work you have done is near perfection. You amaze and captivate me on a daily basis. You really did it, sweetheart. Younger you would’ve been so, extremely proud of what you have become. 
  • While you were away at work, our children have finished school and married. Our grandchildren have learned to walk, read, and converse. Neighbor’s have come and gone.  Many seasons have changed. The one thing that has not changed is how hard you have worked to make our lives better, and how much we love you. I wish you retirement years full of joy! 
  • I have never known a time when you did not work. You give attention even to the smallest things in our house. Now that you’re retired, I hope that you can give that much attention to yourself. No one deserves it better than you, gorgeous. 
  • A new chapter in your life begins with your retirement. In your youthful years, you were free to explore the world and leave your legacy in it. In your middle-aged years, you taught our children how to do the same. It’s about time that you reap the rewards of your hard work. I’m just super excited to be spending more time with you, my one and true love.

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  • Dear husband, I am so glad to hear that you re finally retiring. After all that you’ve contributed to that company, you will undoubtedly be more than missed. Now, how about our beautiful dreams that are yet to be chased… 
  • Since you’re retiring, my full time job officially starts now… just kidding! I’m really looking forward to having you home with me, not only throughout the nights, but also throughout the days. You have always taken care of me, now it’s my time to take care of you. Happy retirement, hubby! 
  • Your retirement announcement has filled my heart with immense joy and excitement. I know that no matter what you’ll do with your time, it would be something  fun (as always). Enjoy your retirement, my husband! 
  • Oh love, I’m certain that you have earned a respectable retirement. I promise you, we’ll make great memories and live relaxing moments. Once again, congrats and let’s make your retirement life worth while! 
  • Happy retirement! My soul was so filled with happiness when you first told me about your decision… you can finally sleep every night without much worry. Remember that even though one chapter of your life ends, I will still love you. 

Nice Things To Say To Someone Retiring

  • Happy retirement, sweetheart! Do you remember all those things we said we’ve always wanted to do, but couldn’t because you were always busy? Well, let’s go do them! 
  • In this retirement card, I only want to say one thing: for your hard work and dedication to our family, you deserve the best retirement one can ever dream of. I will be there for you as you step into this new journey. Good luck! 
  • Dear Husband, may your retirement be filled with many new adventures, meaningful moments, and much laughter. As I’ll stand next to you for as long as I breathe, I also can’t wait to share these moments. 
  • Have fun with your new-found freedom! Cheers to making your retirement a dream come true! Much love from your loving wife.
  • Very happy retirement to the man who has been my oh so reliable partner in crime, caring best friend, and love of my life! 
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  • Are you looking forward to venturing into this new land of retirement with me? I think I am! Let’s really enjoy the retired life!
  • Love, you have been very successful all your life. In retirement, I know that you will be blessed with new opportunities and escapades. 
  • You are the only one able to make me cry tears of joy, because you are the reason for much of my happiness. There is no one I admire and respect more. Have a great retirement! 
  • Congratulations on your retirement, hubby! You’ve worked extremely hard these past few years, so I want to wish you a happy life- with me, our children, grandchildren, friends and family. You have more than earned it. 
  • Congrats on your retirement! You must be so proud of what you’ve achieved. This chapter of your life may be coming to an end, but I know that new and exciting adventures await you in the next one. I love you more than anything, sweetie. 
  • Husband dearest, the day has come that you can finally enjoy life to the fullest. For now, have a nice retirement day! 
  • My love, you have been nothing short of a massive inspiration for me. And I am very proud of you and your career. My life’s most treasured achievement is that I get to be with a true king like you every day. Happy retirement, and here’s to memorable  retirement days together!
  • Congratulations on this milestone! A man’s success is measured by what his wife and children say about him. Success means nothing if you let your home fail… but trust me, we have nothing but good things to say about you. Above all, if you’re happy, we’re happy. Very much looking forward to spending more time with you! 
  • Please remember this everyday: you are my sailor… no, you are the captain of our ship. And your love is like a strong, dark, and mysterious sea that will forever be there for me. My heart’s most content when I’m with you. Happy retirement once again, darling. 
  • Dear husband, I will hold your hand as you start this new (and relaxing) beginning. Until death due us apart. 

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  • Here I am sitting and thinking what the best retirement sayings are. All I can think about is how much you have made me proud… you have accomplished your greatest ambitions while giving me love I thought I could never have. You are my dream come true. I wish you a splendid retirement! 
  • You could have all the money in the world, and that’s great, but the thing I love most about you will always be your smile. That smile of yours has gotten me through my hardest days, so for the rest of your retirement, I intend to do the same. Thank you for never letting me and your children down. I love you and congratulations once more! 
  • My darling husband, you are everything a woman could dream of: a true gentleman. And a true gentleman like you deserves to be treated like royalty every day of his life, including on this special day. May this day mark a wonderful new beginning! 
  • Retirement is a time… a time to feel glad to be alive, grateful for the relationships we have fostered, and proud of all that we have achieved. Life does have its ups and downs, but it is nevertheless good! I can’t wait to finally travel the world with you, simply because there is absolutely no one I would rater do it with. 
  • Dear hubby, happiest of retirement to you! I wish you all the best in this brand new chapter… where I am your boss. 
Retired husband and wife enjoying bike ride
  • I’m scared now, cause they say that a wife’s job officially starts when her husband retires… Joking! Like I haven’t been taking care of you my entire life? Happy retirement, dear!
  • As one chapter ends, another begins. Consider this an extended vacation that never ends. Congratulations and welcome to your new-found freedom! 
  • Now that you’re free from the grip of that company, you can finally do whatever you want… as long as you do them with me, of course. Happy retirement! 
  • Happy retirement, love! Ready for a new challenge? You’re stuck with spending every day with me now…  
  • Retirement means no stress, no pressure, no headache… unless you play chess. Anyway, may you have a wonderful retirement!
  • The key to great retirement is to find joy in the simple things. Good Luck to you!
  • The money may not be better in retirement, but the hours sure are! Let’s make the most out of it. Here’s to a great one! 
  • When you reach retirement, your wife gets twice the ‘honey”  but only half the money!  I wouldn’t have it any other way. 
  • When you retire, you switch bosses – from the one who hired you to the one who married you. So as your new boss, I would like to welcome you to this prestigious company. Happy retirement!
  • Congratulations on your retirement, dearie! As you leave your old boss in the past, its time to face your new one: your lovely wife. You are expected to report to me on everything. 

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Congratulations On Retirement Sayings

  • How do you call someone  who enjoys a  Monday morning? Retired! Congratulations on your retirement! Along with happy Mondays, I wish you even more cheerful  Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Now, let’s celebrate this milestone. 
  • When ‘I’m too old for this shit’ becomes your daily mantra, you know it’s time to exit the game. And its about time… happy retirement! I hope your retirement years will be full of adventures and many more special moments. 
  • Bye Bye Tension, Hello Pension. Let’s make the most of your retirement!
  • You may be old, but I know that you are still young at heart. Regardless, its time you enjoy the result of your hard work and dedication.
  • Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it to the fullest, but not lose control so that we run out of money. Now that’s settled, let’s make sure we don’t run out of money, but also have the time of our lives! Happy retirement, babe!
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  • You have more than made your mark and paid your dues. Now, put on your party pants and dance with me! Happy retirement, sweetie.
  • Behind most retired man is a wife wishing he would go back to work. But that’s not me. Or maybe later. I will let you know! Congratulations on your retirement!
  • You may perceive retirement  as boring, but think about it… now you never have to ask for a day off again. 
  • Sending you the heartiest wishes for your retirement! Can’t wait to see you soon and give you a proper hug.
  • All the best for an amazing retirement! Enjoy this new chapter in life, where no one can tell you to do anything… except for me.

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  • As one chapter comes to a close, another one is ready to be discovered. Congratulations on your retirement! 
  • None of us could have asked for a better boss, and I’m lucky to also have you as my husband. My heart is overjoyed. Wishing you relaxing years ahead!
  • Happy retirement to the greatest man I know! Are you ready for that golf trip you were always telling me about?
  • Along with your funny moments, you will always be remembered for your accomplishments. Thank you for all the guidance you have provided our team with. Congrats! 
  • Even though you’re retired, people will always know you as a hardworking man. Indeed, retirement less responsibility and no more work… except those to do around the house, of course! 

Retirement Wishes To My Husband

  • Now that you’re retired, I can ask you to do more stuff around the house… Like you always say,  lady needs her help, doesn’t she? 
  • Now that you’re not working anymore, what are you going to do with all of that free time? I could fill up your Tuesday’s with coffee and gossip? What do you say? I’d do anything for my prince. 
  • Here’s to a fascinating and relaxing retirement! Enjoy the fruits of you hard labor from all these years. 
  • I’m so happy to see you finally reach your goal! Retirement signifies new beginnings for you, so go seek out all the best things that life could possibly offer. 
  • You’ve worked your entire life to be where you are today, and you more than deserve it. Happy retirement, handsome! 
  • You are more than just a spectacular husband, you are also an exceptional co-worker. You have taught me the best little tips and tricks to deal with many issues. Enjoy your much-deserved retirement!
  • Thank you for being a shining star for me and our team. Your hard work and dedication have been super inspiring. I love you for that and so much more, honey. Happy retirement. 
  • You have made us and our business better, and for that we thank you. Hope your retirement life will treat you well! 
  • Thank you for always believing in us and pushing us to realise our potential. Congrats on your retirement!
  • I never knew what to say to you when you retire, but now I know: you get to spend the rest of your days with me, and even I couldn’t think of anything better! 

Happy Retirement Gifts For Him

  • All the wonderful things you’ve done for us will forever stay in our hearts. Enjoy your retirement and live the good life! 
  • Fret not, retirement is here! Leave your past behind and embrace your new future. 
  • Retirement is all about being thankful for yourself and all that you’ve worked for. Enjoy the years ahead! 
  • With this letter, I wish you an absolutely amazing retirement life. Although, it does feel like you just started working yesterday!
  • All The Best wishes on your early retirement. I know that new opportunities and rewards await you in your retirement years… and most importantly, they are less stressful and more fun! 

Retirement Sayings For Husband

  • Thank you for always motivating us to be our best selves. You are really pleasant to work with, not to mention to take home… Your work will never be forgotten.
  • The way you for always driving us to do our best. We wish you a splendid retirement with years of glee to come!  
  • Happy retirement, hun! Our years of work together have proved that you can work with the people you love most, because no one could understand you better than them. And you are not just a great husband, but also a true friend. 
  • On your retirement day, I would like to say that you are an irreplaceable gem, and always will be. That’s why you will be deeply missed in the workplace. 
  • Make sure you savour retirement like you enjoyed working with all of us! Also be sure to send us a postcard from your next trip. 
  • It’s hard to say goodbye, but know that the grass is definitely greener on the other side. A happy retirement awaits you! 
  • We hate to see you go, but knowing that you’re on your way to getting the rest you deserve gives us happiness. Congratulations!
  • It will be tough to find someone that works as smart and committed as much as you are. Nevertheless, the rest of the team and I would like to wish you a lovely retirement!
  • You can now finally bid farewell to slow weekdays and pointless staff meetings. I’m excited for you!
  • You make a fantastic co-worker, and an even more delightful husband. Happy retirement, my dear! I’m just glad I that I won’t have to say goodbye to you at home… 
Retirement couple relaxing outside
  • Congratulations, my hubby! Retirement is the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one. Let’s that it is just as good, or even better! 
  • I’m glad that you’re finally having your freedom. Here’s to all your success, treasures, and happiness!
  • Now that you got your boss off your back you can do what you want, when you want… as long as I approve of them, of course! You can never get rid of me.
  • I know that you’ve never pictured yourself in retirement… Well, by the marking in your calendar of this day, I’m sure you’re at least looking forward to it. My love, very big congratulations!

Sincere Retirement Wishes For Your Hubby

  • You’ve worked so hard for your family and deserve to take a break. Let’s raise a glass to my amazing husband!
  • I can tell that you loved your job. Today, I pray that retirement brings you just as much joy and fulfilment. 
  • You’ve broken your back so many times for your career… I truly hope that your new found freedom in retirement brings you jubilation, relaxation, and pride for all that you’ve done. 
  • The staff hopes that you enjoy your retirement as much as they’ve enjoyed having around the office. Lucky for me, we still sleep in the same bed… Here’s a retirement gift to commemorate the day! 
  • As soon as a husband retires, he’s fully responsible to his wife. Glad to see you got promoted to the toughest job around!
  • I’m beyond lucky to have a man like you as my husband. You’re not just hardworking and brilliant… you never fail to make me laugh. Congratulations on your retirement, you funny man! 
  • Although you’re no longer getting paid days off, at least you have the freedom to sleep anytime you like. Happy retirement! For you, Monday will now be just another day. No need for fear or dread on Sunday night. What a life you’ll be having… 
  • Very few people were brave enough to walk the path you did. Now, I’ll see to it that you take some (plenty) of time for yourself and that you’ll get back to your hobbies. Again, congratulations! 
  • Travel, relax, enjoy life and spend all the kids’ inheritance (they shouldn’t know?). That’s what you get for making your dreams come true! 
  • In retirement, I wish you good health, wealth and happiness. I will continue to support you in anything you do, sweetie. 
  • Now that you’ve retired, you can start experiencing all of the wonderful things I’ve heard you talking about over the years! Let’s start with the long-awaited retirement party.
  • Leaving your job doesn’t mean you’re off the hook… you still have your wife to please, remember? Best of luck! 

Quotes About Retirement



When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a watch.



I always likened retirement to falling off a cliff, and then you have to kind of brush yourself off.



Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.



I never had the sense that there was an end: that there was a retirement or that there was a jackpot.



It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.



I think that retirement is the first step towards the grave.



Often when you are at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.



The company gave me an aptitude test and I found out the work I was best suited for was retirement.



I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves.



Sometimes it’s hard to tell if retirement is a reward for a lifetime of hard work or a punishment.

100+ Retirement Sayings For Husband