The retirement toasts generally follow the retirement speech and is intended to be something humorous to release the tension and put the speaker at ease. The retirement speeches can be something humorous so as to lighten the otherwise emotionally overwhelming mood and ambience. The heart-felt retirement toast about the retiree's career and achievements always comes as a source of refreshment after every one has enjoyed the merriments and when the gift ceremony is over. Though the retirement speech can include humorous statements but the toasts should be more emotional and should end on a positive note though leading to a few tear drops but the retiree will cherish the moment of the retirement toast for times to come. A toast should be generally shorter than a retirement speech. It's always necessary for you to rehearse and practice your speech before going for the retirement party else you may get conscious and fumble while giving the speech. As retirement toasts are short and precise hence with a little preparation you can always deliver the perfect retirement toast without much confusion or dilemma. The best timing for delivering your precious retirement toast is when every body is around especially with their champagne glasses in their hands.
Here we provide you with few commonly used retirement toasts for your beloved colleague,
We don't know what we'll do without you but we're about to find out.
A bad day at fishing is still better than a good day at work.
May you have even more fun in retirement than we do at work.
You now have the freedom to do all the things you spent the last forty years dreaming of doing.
When you're sitting at home, with nothing to do. Think of all of us still at work. We'll be doing that too.
Here's to no more alarm clocks.
To a man who always has his foot to the pedal, his shoulder to the wheel, and his nose to the grindstone. How he got any work done in that position we'll never know.