92 Vacation Quotes

Be inspired by these vacation quotes that include holiday, family and funny quotes about vacations. Plus be motivated by take a break quotations.
  1. . . . people should look for accessible vacation destinations the same way they look for any other vacation destination - based on their own personal tastes and preferences. Candy B Harrington, 101 Accessible Vacations
    Words of Encouragement

  2. An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate. Jaime Kurtz
  3. "An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate. It's linked to a reduction in work- related stress and burnout as well as enhanced feelings of joy and interest. And travel can shape our personalities. When traveling for an extended period of time, desirable changes - increased openness to experience, emotional stability, agreeableness, and creativity - emerge." Jaime Kurtz, The Happy Traveler

  4. "Read a lot when you're on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business." H. Jackson Brown, Jr

  5. "Do not wait until you are dying to go on vacation. I think if I had to give you one piece of advice that would be it. We put things off. We do not mean to, but we do. We carry around the assumption that there is plenty of time to do whatever needs to be done." Marty Cauley, Dying to go on Vacation

  6. "Think about it; how do you feel when you are planning a vacation? You feel excited and happy. Your stress level is diminished, and this also affects your work in a positive way." John Morgan, 100% Active and Productive

  7. "A vacation helps to relieve stress and boredom, gives us a change of scenery, provides us with adventure, and helps to bring us closer to the people in our lives." E. S. Woods, The Vacationer's Handbook
    Stress Relief

  8. "One-week vacations are too short to prevent burnout; by the time you relax enough not to think about the office the week is almost up." Cecilia Mikalac

  9. "Cruises are a great way to vacation! The best part is the flexibility. You can book a one-day cruise, or a 108-day- around-the-world cruise, and a whole lot of options in between. You unpack once, and get a taste of a new place every day." Deb Graham, Tips From The Cruise Addict's Wife

  10. "A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking." Earl Wilson

  11. Take those vacations and do not take your laptop or iphone or blackberry
  12. "Take those vacations and do not take your laptop or iphone or blackberry - you are on vacation and that means having a real break and not just going to a different location and doing much of the same thing." Byron Pulsifer, Recognize This
    Motivational Quotes for Work

  13. "A proper vacation does three things. It takes you away from the stresses and demands of your daily life; it gives your body time to heal and rejuvenate; and, it invigorates your mind by returning you to your natural rhythm." Sage Wilcox, The 2-Hour Vacation

  14. "My business doesn't even have any employees, and I'm going on a 90-day vacation so that just proves that you don't need to manage employees to have a profitable business." Tom Corson-Knowles, Systemize, Automate, Delegate

  15. "Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound." Walter Annenberg

  16. "One of the biggest challenges about going on vacation is planning the trip." Paul Brodie, San Diego

  17. "Think of life as a voyage. The truest liver of the truest life is like a voyager who, as he sails, is not indifferent to all the beauty of the sea around him." Phillips Brooks

  18. "I have never believed that vacations are luxuries. They are our necessities-just like shelter, clothes, and food, they make us feel like humans and not like animals that care only for survival." Alexander Babinets

  19. A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work. Morris Fishbein
  20. "A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work." Morris Fishbein

  21. "On vacation, I totally unplug. I don't bring a laptop with me." Will Wright
    Quote of The Day

  22. "If you come home as happy as you leave, you have had a good vacation." Author Unknown

  23. "Why turn a vacation into a volunteer vacation? . . . First, the opportunities presented here are amazing . . . Second, your help is desperately needed. . . . Almost everyone who undertakes these projects returns home proclaiming that their vacations benefited them at least as much as they did the people being served. And when this happens to you, we hope that you'll then take the next step: share the experience." Doug Cutchins, Volunteer Vacations

  24. "Laughter is an instant vacation." Milton Berle

  25. "Cruising is one of the least expensive ways to yet it offers so much rich experience in exotic locations, great food, beautiful accommodations and a fun, friendly atmosphere." Nom de Voyage, Cruise Hacks, Tips and Tricks

  26. "The atmosphere on the ship is different from our experience ... it is all about being merry and happy. Literally, it is like being in a small city celebrating a special day everyday of the 7-day vacation." Roy Lique, Lured by The Allure of the Seas

  27. "We need to develop a 'vacation attitude' every day by being focused on what we need to accomplish by the end of each day." Catherine Pulsifer, A Vacation Attitude

  28. The purpose of a vacation is to have the time to rest.  Nhat Hanh
  29. "The purpose of a vacation is to have the time to rest. But many of us, even when we go on vacation, don't know how to rest. We may even come back more tired than before we left." Nhat Hanh

  30. "There are 365 days and 52 weekends in a year. Even if you are short on time off, you can still take weekend getaways. Does that count as a vacation? Of course it does." Anita Kaltenbaugh, Travel Secrets
    Top Ten Quotes on Time

  31. "In this country, where we learn to work from the time we're born, our job is to follow the rules, to rein in the imagination. But on vacation, you need a chance to wonder, to be surprised, to play." Pam Grout, The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life

  32. "Vacations mean a change of pace, a gentleness with ourselves, a time of rest and renewal, and a time to stretch ourselves and encounter new people, new lands, new ways, and new options." Anne Wilson Schaef

  33. "The point is this: if you do what you love, it doesn't matter in the least that a vacation has to end. If you love what you do you will not find yourself wishing for even a few more days of vacation, or wishing that you could keep enjoying this vacation for much, much longer." Byron Pulsifer, Happy To Return

  34. "... stress is not about how much the job demands of us, it's how much we are able to stand up to the demands. ... With the right balance of vacation and work, there is nothing, absolutely nothing, that the human spirit cannot achieve." Sage Wilcox, The 2-Hour Vacation

  35. "It's never too late, for with a purpose, a worthy goal and a motivation to reach those upper layers on the pyramid, a person can travel further in a few years than he might otherwise travel in a lifetime." Earl Nightingale

  36. "When I was on a two-week vacation I noticed something. The vacation lasted a good long time then suddenly it was over. Life is like that also." Fr. Cedric Pisegna CP, Death

  37. "Last year, I came away from the vacation thoroughly bloated and ten pounds heavier, convinced I'd blocked an artery and possibly shortened my lifespan by a few months. But I was also deliriously contented, which is surely what it's all about." Cash Peters, Best Vacation EVER!

  38. . . .  a vacation should always provide the absence of stress and regeneration of the spirit. Byron Pulsifer
  39. "Vacation must be more than a word if it is meant to provide a total change of scenery and mindset. While it is recognized that the ideal vacation varies from person to person, or family to family, a vacation should always provide the absence of stress and regeneration of the spirit." Byron Pulsifer

  40. "It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive disenchanted." Japanese Proverb

  41. Be inspired by taking the time to appreciate the beauty around you while you are on vacation. Remind yourself to relax and clear your mind from issues in your life. By doing this you will recharge even when your vacation is over. Kate Summers

Holiday Quotes for a Happy Holiday

  1. Let your holidays be associated with great public events, and they may be the life of patriotism as well as a source of relaxation and personal employment. Tryon Edwards
    Veterans Day

  2. The holiest of all holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart, when the full tide of feeling overflows. Longfellow

  3. As a die-hard foodie, my ultimate holiday is of course Thanksgiving. I wait for this day for 364 days, and the moment it's over I begin running ideas through the back of my head for the next one. Jan Charles, Happier Holidays

  4. Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not. William James
  5. Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not. William James

  6. As we get older, we often change into a blinkered mind-set and forget what once made us happy. We get stuck in the rat race or are continuously saving for a holiday that we have booked or we are too busy working to take a moment and see what once made us joyful. Danielle Tinning, How to Succeed

  7. The Christmas tree decorated and bright for all to see when we turn on the lights. May this holiday be one that is filled with cheer for you and for those that you hold so dear. Catherine Pulsifer
    Christmas Greetings

  8. If you really want to find out the level of commitment and dedication to the job, ask them if they ever take a holiday where they are not in touch with their company staff by either phone, email or blackberry. You will be surprised that many of these top executives and company owners never leave their business totally - they are involved no matter where they are. Byron Pulsifer, Success One Word

  9. How you feel about home after holiday says a lot about home. Joyce Rachelle
    Top Ten Quotes

  10. From shamrocks and leprechauns to green food and drink, this is a holiday for all ages. Hillbilly Housewife, On St. Patrick's Day Everyone Can Be Irish
    Irish Quotes and Sayings

  11. Some people are born happy . . . they carry a perpetual holiday in their eyes, and see joy and beauty everywhere. Orison Swett Marden
  12. Some people are born happy. No matter what their circumstances are, they are joyous, content, and satisfied with everything. They carry a perpetual holiday in their eyes, and see joy and beauty everywhere. Orison Swett Marden, Character

  13. Christmas is not just an annual holiday. It is not a day to glorify selfishness and materialism. Christmas is the celebration of the event that set heaven to singing, an event that gave the stars of the night sky a new brilliance. Billy Graham

  14. Holidays are enticing only for the first week or so. After that, it is no longer such a novelty to rise late and have little to do. Margaret Laurence

  15. Traveling is not just seeing the new; it is also leaving behind. Not just opening doors; also closing them behind you, never to return. But the place you have left forever is always there for you to see whenever you shut your eyes. Jan Myrdal

  16. Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all. Fanny Fern

  17. Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson

  18. Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap. Simone de Beauvoir

  19. One day we will look back and realize some things . . .
  20. One day we will look back and realize some things,
    Like how much we've missed out on.
    Holidays, parties, vacations and sports,
    We will wonder where life has gone.
    Julie Hebert, Do Less
    Poems about Life

  21. The event which Christmas commemorates means more to the world as a whole than any other holiday that we observe. Lucretia Walker Hardy
    Christmas Poems

  22. Traditionally, the holiday season is a time to highlight the truly human qualities of peace, of generosity, and of understanding. No matter how we choose to celebrate this season, regardless of whom we share this time with, and no matter where we decide to gather, this time of year reminds us that the beliefs that unite us are far greater than those which divide us. Shawn Graham and Roxanne Reeves, 2009 Christmas message

  23. Family Vacation Quotes

  24. "When it comes to the summer months most people start to think about where they will be going on vacation. This is the time of year when most individuals take time off of work because the kids are out of school. It is the perfect time for everyone to spend time together and to regroup from the stress that is often experienced with everyday life." Cindy Crawford, Vacation Deals

  25. "It's not about balance, it's about designing a work-home-family life that makes you feel good. A life you don't need a vacation from." Jacqueline Fisch, Unfussy Mom

  26. "THANKSGIVING Is a holiday filled with family, friends, and great food. It's a celebration of abundance and appreciation." Rodney Miles, Thanksgiving Around the World and in Your Home
    Thanksgiving Poems

  27. "Vacation is the term applied to a trip that involves just the two of us. Family trips are not really vacations, except in the strict sense that we have vacated one set of premises and moved the general hullabaloo right along with us." Robert Benson, Home by Another Way
    Live Life

  28. "For our family, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year, and we look forward to the holiday season all year long. Not because of the presents we'll receive but because of the memories and traditions it holds, the opportunities to give and serve as a family, and the focus we put on enjoying each other and all that it offers!" Mandi Ehman, 101 More Day of Christmas

  29. "…there are those regrets that you never spent enough time with your children always too busy to give them more than just a few hours of attention a week or only during a one-week family vacation a year…" Byron Pulsifer, The View From A Hospital Window

  30. "In America, there are two classes of travel: first-class and with children." Robert Benchley

  31. "I think it is absolutely vital when you are married with children to have at least one trip away a year without the kids. No matter how much we love them, it's really important to remember we are part of a couple too, otherwise the kids completely take over." Jason Ayres, Austerity Dad

  32. "In the end, kids won't remember that fancy toy or game you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them." Kevin Heath

  33. Funny Vacation Quotes To Make You Smile

  34. "Do you spend more time planning a vacation than you do planning your life?" Catherine Pulsifer
    Motivational Quotes about Life

  35. "Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money." Jonathan Clements
    Top Ten Quotes on Retirement

  36. Vacation used to be a luxury, but in today's world it has become a necessity.
  37. "Vacation used to be a luxury, but in today's world it has become a necessity." Author Unknown
    Quotes to Live By

  38. "The average vacation is one-tenth playing - nine-tenths paying." Arnold Glasow

  39. "Imagine that -we now live in a world where a manager's approval is needed not to take vacation. This would have been unthinkable even three or four years ago." Arianna Huffington, Thrive
    Funny Quotes about Life

  40. "Being freed of work obligations after 40 or more years of employment can create the same gleeful anticipation we used to feel on the last day of school before summer vacation but, then again, it might bore us literally to death." Fred Vettese, Bill Morneau, The Real Retirement
    Famous Quotes about Life

  41. "A vacation is a sunburn at premium prices." Hal Chadwicke
    Funny Proverbs

  42. "No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell." Jewish Proverb

  43. "No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one." Elbert Hubbard
    Funny Poems

  44. A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in. Robert Orben
  45. "A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." Robert Orben
    Inspirational Sayings

  46. "Too much work, and no vacation,
    Deserves at least a small libation.
    So hail! my friends, and raise your glasses,
    Work's the curse of the drinking classes."
    Oscar Wilde
    Smile Poem

  47. "If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation." Kin Hubbard
    Negative People

  48. "Vacation - A period of travel and relaxation when you take twice the clothes and half the money you need." Author Unknown

  49. "When traveling with someone, take large doses of patience and tolerance and your morning coffee." Helen Hayes

  50. Take A Break Quotes

  51. "When you plan to take time-off at work, you schedule it ahead of time, plan for it, and then take it when the time comes (pretty much no matter what). The same goes for your breaks from mothering." Linda Kastiel Kozlowski, Motherhood, Inc

  52. "You need to take a break away from your work area so when you return you are more refreshed and ready to work." Byron Pulsifer, Don't We All Want To
    Best Motivational Quotes

  53. "Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow." Douglas Pagels

  54. "It is a good thing for everyone who can possibly do so to get away at least once a year for a change of scene. I do not want to get into the position of not being able to see the forest because of the thickness of the trees." Franklin Roosevelt
    Life Changing

  55. "Sometimes when we take a break we may find that solutions then present themselves." Catherine Pulsifer, Cheer An Inspirational Thought

  56. "Richard Branson advised that entrepreneurs should also take some time off from work and enjoy the company of their family or friends." Norbert Richards, Richard Branson Unofficial

  57. "People who work under constant stress must take time off to be in complete silence and meditate even if it is for ten minutes during tea or lunch breaks." Dianne Kane, Anger Management for Partners
    Quotes about Overcoming

  58. "We have never been taught how to relax, how to take care of ourselves in a positive, nurturing way (not just going on a vacation or out for an expensive dinner). Twenty minutes of deep relaxation a day will aid your mental growth, improve your physical health and emotional stability, and possibly even increase your spiritual awareness." L. John Mason, Guide to Stress Reduction

  59. "The problem is that technology has become an extra limb for some of us. It's important to utilize this technology, but at the same time it's important to know when to take a break from it." Alex Broches, Start Living...Now!

  60. Find what brings you joy and go there. Jan Phillips
  61. "Find what brings you joy and go there." Jan Phillips
    Daily Inspiration

  62. "Although it is important that we be productive citizens and put in time at work, maybe we need to respect the importance of leisure time and relaxation a little more." Sage Wilcox, The 2-Hour Vacation

  63. "In simple terms, it is sometimes better to let your mind go to zero where you are not consciously trying to arrive at an answer or solution. In order to take this mini zero vacation, you probably will best be doing something totally different from whatever it is you are attempting to overcome or resolve." Byron Pulsifer, The Zero Vacation
    Overcoming Obstacles

  64. "Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before." Dalai Lama

  65. "I've found that sometimes it is best to take a break by going for a walk, or take a coffee break. This break can help clear your mind and calm your anxiety. It is a time to let your mind go to zero by not thinking of the issue at hand." Byron Pulsifer, Behavoir A Legacy
    Keep Calm

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