Vacation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old vacation quotes, vacation sayings, and vacation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking.     

Earl Wilson

When you go on vacation with people, you learn a lot about them.     

Sarah Mlynowski

A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work.     

Morris Fishbein

A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.     

Robert Orben

A vacation trip is one-third pleasure, fondly remembered, and two-thirds aggravation, entirely forgotten.     

Robert Brault

Holidays: Two weeks on the sunny sands ? and the rest of the year on the financial rocks.      

Sam Ewing

Vacations prove that a life of pleasure is overrated.     

Mason Cooley

In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.     

Marcelene Cox

A vacation is a sunburn at premium prices.     

Hal Chadwicke

A vacation from school should not mean hunger for our children.     

Dina Titus

A vacation is like love: anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.     

Evan Esar

Few vacations are as gratifying as those devoted to personal growth.     

Pat Koch Thaler

A vacation should be just long enough for the boss to miss you, and not long enough for him to discover how well he can get along without you.     

Jacob Morton Braude

Vacations are the coupons on the bonds of industry.     

Harry Van Demark

Vacations are necessities, not luxuries.     

Linda Bloom

To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.     

Charles Horton Cooley

It isn't how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it's how you spend the time.     

David Brenner

'Vacation' means titillating my taste buds.     

Brett Ratner

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

On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.     

Christian Dior

It is not more vacation we need - it is more vocation.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic.     

Max Von Sydow

No vacation goes unpunished.     

Karl A. Hakkarainen

When you are on vacation you will always miss your comfy bed. No matter where you go.     


Vacation: a period of travel and relaxation when you take twice the clothes and half the money you need.     

Jerry Smith

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

My best vacation is somewhere I could hide, somewhere warm and not a lot of people around.     

Derek Jeter

Isn't it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?     

Zig Ziglar

If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation.     

Kin Hubbard