Top 60 Vacation Quotes And Sayings

Looking for the best vacation quotes? We’ve compiled a list of the most popular quotes and sayings.

Top 60 Vacation Quotes

1. “My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean.” – Nina Arianda

2. “It is not more vacation we need – it is more vocation.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

3. “Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?” – Zig Ziglar

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

5. “Laughter is an instant vacation.” – Milton Berle

6. “A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work.” – Morris Fishbein

7. “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” – Earl Wilson

8. “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

9. “Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE.” – Lea Mishell

10. “The breaks you take from work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.” – Gautam Singhania

11. “If you come home as happy as you leave, you have had a good vacation.” – Unknown

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12. “No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” – Elbert Hubbard

13. “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

14. “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

15. “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

16. “After a while, just staying alive becomes a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation.” – Michael Zadoorian

17. “I’m a big believer in living life as an extended working vacation.” – Victoria Moran

18. “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

19. “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

20. “Take a vacation from your stressful thoughts by changing your thoughts.” – Debasish Mridha

21. “For me, working is the ultimate vacation, for lack of a better word. Its being in-between jobs were it becomes emotional, and brutal, and draining.” – Ashley Bell

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22. “Sometimes I think I don’t need a vacation because I do what I like to do. I am very fortunate!” – Enric Sala

23. “In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

24. “When all else fails, take a vacation.” – Betty Williams

25. “Every person needs to take one day away. A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future. Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence. Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” – Maya Angelou

26. “A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” – Robert Orben

27. “As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.” – John Battelle

28. “When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.” – Aimee Friedman

29. “My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer.” – Gary Allan

30. “On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.” – Christian Dior

31. “Why go on vacation when work is so much more fun.” – Taylor Hawkins

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32. “I can take a week’s vacation – maybe a week and a half – but after that, I’m itching to go back to work.” – Ashley Tisdale

33. “When you go all over the world for work, your dream vacation is your bedroom.” – Jack Antonoff

34. “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

35. “My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do.” – Nick Cannon

36. “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

37. “I don’t think I’ve ever had a vacation, to be quite honest with you.” – Rob Dyrdek

38. “Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.” – Walter Annenberg

39. “I always try to have a vacation.” – Sophia Loren

40. “To take a job just so I can go on a fancy vacation doesn’t really seem worth it.” – Melanie Lynskey

41. “Not every vacation is equal. And theory – the idea that vacations should increase happiness – doesn’t always translate to reality.” – Shawn Achor

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42. “If I’m going on vacation, I just work ahead.” – Mort Walker

43. “My work is like my vacation, so in a way every day is like Saturday.” – Ludacris

44. “For me, the best vacation is just relaxing on the couch!” – Scotty McCreery

45. “I used to work in kitchens, doing 12 or more hours a day of physical labor, so today, eight to 12 hours of cooking, chatting or filming feels like a vacation. When I have a scheduled ‘day off,’ I spend several hours writing, then I clean until I crash from fatigue. I don’t relax well.” – Rachael Ray

46. “When you go on vacation with people, you learn a lot about them.” – Sarah Mlynowski

47. “My whole life is a vacation.” – Leon Bridges

48. “Having someone cook all your meals is the best vacation ever!” – Tamra Davis

49. “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

50. “I like to be productive – it’s very hard for me to go on vacation because I just feel like I’m losing time.” – Jim James

51. “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

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52. “When we’re on vacation – it doesn’t matter where – I will go and look for a game.” – Neymar

53. “One of the biggest challenges about going on vacation is planning the trip.” – Paul Brodie

54. “My idea of a vacation is staying home and doing short day hikes, floating the river and things like that.” – Tim Cahill

55. “I’m having a vacation, and it’s so beautiful, and maybe I’ll never get another film idea in my life.” – Lars von Trier

56. “In the technology industry, a 48 hour work week would be, for most, a vacation.” – Jason Calacanis

57. “Taking a vacation can actually increase the likelihood of getting a raise or a promotion.” – Shawn Achor

58. “A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by a mother who sees that the others get it.” – Marcelene Cox

59. “I don’t need a vacation in the traditional sense, like I would if I had a job I hated.” – James Franco

60. “If your work requires you to travel, you will understand that there’s no vacation destination like home.” – Park Chan-wook