Vacations quotes:

  • Vacations prove that a life of pleasure is overrated. -- Mason Cooley
  • I thought "RV" stood for "Recreational Vehicle." No! It stands for "Ruins Vacations." -- Bill Engvall
  • To reach the goals of your life, you need discipline, you need luck and you need something as important as these two: Vacations! -- Mehmet Murat ildan
  • Vacations are designed to refresh the outlook of everyone. No matter how tired they may be when they return to work, vacationers have been refreshed emotionally and intellectually. Their effectiveness in their job has probably improved, and they are, generally speaking, better employees for the time off. -- Bobby Fischer
  • I can't relax. I find vacations problematic. -- John Oliver
  • I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach? -- Philip Johnson
  • We take five, one-week vacations a year, and those dates are set in stone. -- Tom Joyner
  • Year by year we are learning that in this restless, strenuous American life of ours vacations are essential. -- Ellsworth Huntington
  • Build traditions of family vacations and trips and outings. These memories will never be forgotten by your children. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that. -- Marguerite Duras
  • What would be really difficult is to be sitting on a beach. There's vacations, and there's vegetations. I don't do well vegetating. -- Kim Cattrall
  • We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together. -- Rodney Dangerfield
  • My father was a sailor and our summer vacations were always on a sailboat. I had a little boat before I had a moped. -- Ernesto Bertarelli
  • On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings. -- Erma Bombeck
  • All vacations can come down to a few little moments - what do your remember when you're alone, totally relaxed and taken out of yourself to appreciate this other world. -- Bill Kurtis
  • I hate vacations. I hate them. I have no fun on them. I get nothing done. People sit and relax, but I don't want to relax. I want to see something. -- Paul Theroux
  • For me, conferences are like little mental vacations: a chance to go visit an interesting place for a couple of days, and come back rested and refreshed with new ideas and perspectives. -- Erin McKean
  • I treat myself pretty good. I take lots of vacations, I eat well, I take supplements, I do mercury detox, I get plenty of sleep, I drink plenty of water and I stay away from drama and stress. -- Reba McEntire
  • I do hear about these actors who go on vacations to Bali for three months, and their agents are banging their heads against a wall trying to find their clients - but that's not me. I'm working hard every day. Enjoy your vacation. -- Erin Cummings
  • I am a racer. I'm not a race car driver. I am a racer. I race. That's what I do. I don't go on vacations. I don't take my family on vacations because I don't have a family. My family is the racing family. -- Tony Stewart
  • I don't seem to take vacations, but I must say, a jaunt into Central Park can be mighty transporting. My boy and I can spend hours in the Ramble scaling rocks and sword fighting with sticks. I often forget I'm in Manhattan when I'm in there. -- Spencer Kayden
  • Of all the planets apart from Earth in our solar system, Mars is the most hospitable. Yeah. Right. Better keep my visit short. And yet, despite the discomfort, the danger, I love it here. I love coming back for these imaginary vacations. The sights are amazing. -- Greg Bear
  • I think people care. If not, why do so many people spend money going on vacations to see architecture? They go to the Parthenon, to Chartres, to the Sydney Opera House. They go to Bilbao... Something compels them, and yet we live surrounded by everything but great architecture. -- Frank Gehry
  • Fraud is common when you give away billions. Fraud related to Hurricane Katrina spending is estimated to top $2 billion. In addition, debit cards provided to hurricane victims were used to pay for Caribbean vacations, NFL tickets, Dom Perignon champagne, 'Girls Gone Wild' videos, and at least one sex change operation. -- Mark Skousen
  • Sometimes it just means flying from Bogota to New York via Amsterdam to have a day with your kids. When we spend time with them, I think we do our utmost best to be really with them - on vacations or during weekends or even at breakfast in the morning. -- Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange
  • There are many people in the world who feel that if only they had a bigger car, a nicer house, better vacations, a more understanding boss, or a more interesting partner, then their life would work. We all go through that one. Slowly we wear out most of our 'if onlies.' -- Joko Beck
  • Over the past 50 years we got versions of X-ray specs and space vacations, and even death rays. But the X-ray specs don't fit on your face - they're big things that screen your luggage for guns. Space vacations are real, but they cost $20 million. We have death rays, but you have to be a triple Ph.D. to play with them. -- Daniel H. Wilson
  • If you want to be an entrepreneur, it's not a job, it's a lifestyle. It defines you. Forget about vacations, about going home at 6 pm - last thing at night you'll send emails, first thing in the morning you'll read emails, and you'll wake up in the middle of the night. But it's hugely rewarding as you're fulfilling something for yourself. -- Niklas Zennstrom
  • I enjoy going out by myself... always have, always will. I don't have security guards, and, for the most part, I enjoy meeting new people. I see myself as a regular guy who likes playing video games with his nieces and nephews and poker with his family. I don't have an art collection or take exotic vacations. I enjoy being at home. -- Vince Vaughn
  • I think taking vacations and turning off the phone and only doing emails or social media for a specific short amount of time helps with work/life balance. If I'm checking it all day I start to feel cuckoo-bird. So I just do it once or twice a day instead of a thousand. And then remembering that it doesn't matter. It just doesn't matter. -- Maria Bamford
  • I don't take vacations. -- Naomi Judd
  • My family vacations were softball tournaments. -- Jennie Finch
  • I hate vacations. There's nothing to do. -- David Mamet
  • Real scientists do not take vacations. They take field trips... -- Edward O. Wilson
  • Monsters work seven days a week and don't take vacations. -- Geoffrey Canada
  • Actually, between books is precisely when I do give myself vacations. -- Jerry Spinelli
  • I would go on summer vacations visiting family all over the world. -- Joakim Noah
  • There's never a time when I'm not working. I don't take vacations. -- Stan Lee
  • Really. Is there anything nice to be said about other people's vacations? -- Amor Towles
  • I really do take more vacations than the president. You can quote me on that. -- Zach Braff
  • Your kids inevitably want to move where they had their vacations when they were younger. -- Jim Harrison
  • For years, my husband and I have advocated separate vacations. But the kids keep finding us. -- Erma Bombeck
  • I have no imagination about holidays, vacations, or retiring life. I can't imagine about those things. -- Yohji Yamamoto
  • My jobs often end up being our family vacations, and so far it has been great. -- Christopher Gorham
  • Sometimes the greatest meals on vacations are the ones you find when Plan A falls through. -- Anthony Bourdain
  • Presidents don't get vacations - they just get a change of scenery. The job goes with you. -- Nancy Reagan
  • I don't take vacations. I don't get sick. I don't observe major holidays. I'm a jack hammer. -- Jim Harbaugh
  • I haven't been on very many vacations, but I like Coronado Island, and Disney World was fun. -- Hayley McFarland
  • If I'm in L.A. for longer than 20 days, I'm looking for work, because I don't do vacations. -- Henry Rollins
  • Temporary release from work, through vacations, becomes more welcome, more pleasurable, even more necessary, as we grow older. -- B. C. Forbes
  • You know how I feel about love. It was invented to sell wedding cakes. And vacations to Waikiki. -- Carolyn Mackler
  • Facebook just sounds like a drag, in my day seeing pictures of peoples vacations was considered a punishment -- Betty White
  • The family is always the family but during vacations it is an extended family and that is exhausting -- Gertrude Stein
  • Don't spend money on extravagant things like cars and big vacations. Spend it on things that are really fun. -- Justin Flom
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  • I am spending much more than I'm making on these cars and these vacations, is that too much information? -- Drake
  • I'm not an employee who goes to the office every morning at the same time. Then, vacations are needed. -- Karl Lagerfeld
  • Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations. -- Bernard Cornwell
  • In the '20s they were telling us we'd all have our own private plane and take vacations to the moon. -- Jay Chiat
  • My father loved to take us on historical vacations, and you should have seen the stares we received in East Berlin. -- Marcus Samuelsson
  • The average food item on a U.S. grocery shelf has traveled farther than most families go on their annual vacations. -- Barbara Kingsolver
  • In the '20s they were telling us wed all have our own private plane and take vacations to the moon. -- Jay Chiat
  • Holidays and vacations can help to balance activity with contemplation, haste with more natural rhythms, noise with the heralding silence of peace. -- Pope John Paul II
  • I find it pointless sitting in my house not working, though I like to go on extended vacations from time to time. -- Hayao Miyazaki
  • Power concedes nothing without a demand. The struggle for justice must never be adjourned. The forces of injustice do not take vacations. -- Ralph Nader
  • I don't take a day off. I don't slack. All I know is hard-nose football. There ain't no breaks or vacations for me. -- Corey Dillon
  • Fact: Girls who are having a good sex thing stay in New York. The rest want to spend their summer vacations in Europe. -- Gail Parent
  • I don't know if this makes me a bad person or whatever, but it's hard for me to get interested in other people's vacations. -- Jeff Kinney
  • A high income job, a big house, nice cars, and lavish vacations don't mean you are rich, in fact it could mean exactly opposite -- Robert Kiyosaki
  • That's why people take vacations. No to relax or find excitement or see new places. To escape the death that exists in routine things. -- Don DeLillo
  • So why don't you go home for vacations?' I asked her. I'm just scared of ghosts, Pudge. And home is full of them. -- John Green
  • I think people need hope when times are tough. I think they also need escape and adventure and fantasy. Books are like cheap mini vacations. -- Michelle M. Pillow
  • The number of vacations me and my husband have canceled... if you really want a job, book a non-refundable vacation. But obviously we're blessed too. -- Melissa Rosenberg
  • You can be living in a big house, driving a nice car, going on exotic vacations and still be empty inside, crippled with fear and dread. -- Rob Bell
  • I never want to travel while I'm on vacation anymore. The only vacations I want to take now are ones where I just go and sit somewhere. -- Hamilton Leithauser
  • I think vacations are mostly completely stupid. Going to have coffee with a friend, you're probably going to have more fun than if you go to Aruba. -- Jerry Seinfeld
  • That man, the king of vacations... the king of vacations in his ranch said nothing but: "You have to flee." and didn't say how... that cowboy, the cowboy mentality. -- Hugo Chavez
  • Something special is ending, and you're sad, but you can't be that said because, hey, it was good while it lasted, and there'll be other vacations, other good times. -- Gayle Forman
  • This is what holidays, travels, vacations are about. It is not really rest or even leisure we chase. We strain to renew our capacity for wonder to shock ourselves into astonishment once again. -- Shana Alexander
  • Stars didn't have to worry as they were on long term contracts and were able to enjoy their vacations without worrying about tomorrow. Few had financial worries due to large incomes and little taxes. -- Pola Negri