No man needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one.
A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work.
A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking.
A vacation is like love - anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.
A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.
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.
I do not really like vacations. I much prefer an occasional day off when I do not feel like working. When I am confronted with a whole week in which I have nothing to do but enjoy myself I do not know where to begin. To me, enjoyment comes fleetingly and unheralded; I cannot determinedly enjoy myself for a whole week at a time.
The alternative to a vacation is to stay home and tip every third person you see.
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 JamesWe 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.
Those that say you can't take it with you never saw a car packed for a vacation trip.
The rainy days a man saves for usually seem to arrive during his vacation.
By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.
~Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A vacation trip is one-third pleasure, fondly remembered, and two-thirds aggravation, entirely forgotten.
~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
Vacation: Two weeks on the sunny sands - and the rest of the year on the financial rocks.
College is the longest vacation you will ever take.
~ Dan Indante and Karl Marks
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.
No vacation goes unpunished.
Vacation: a period of Vacations and relaxation when you take twice the clothes and half the money you need.
Vacations prove that a life of pleasure is overrated.
Laughter is an instant vacation.
If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation.
There is probably no more obnoxious class of citizen, taken end for end, than the returning vacationist.
Vacation used to be a luxury, but in today's world it has become a necessity.
Oh, why can't we break away from all this, just you and I, and lodge with my fleas in the hills? I mean, flee to my lodge in the hills.
~S.J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone, and Arthur Sheekman, Monkey Business
If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.
~Dorothy Canfield Fisher