Quotes and Sayings about Vacation



"Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Work, Vacation)

"One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach - of course - and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Architecture, People, Beach, Favorite, Vacation, Water)

"I'm a Catholic, but I used to love going to Vacation Bible School with my fundamentalist friends."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Love, Bible, Friends, School, Vacation)

"To people outside, they think, Gee, that's great. You get to go here and there. The other side of that is our expression, This is location, not vacation."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: People, Expression, Vacation)

"Laughter is an instant vacation."
- Milton Berle
(Related: Laughter, Vacation)

"I was very pleased, obviously, to have outsold such great writers. But I'm not insane - I do realize that I am a popular writer who people buy to take on vacation."
- Maeve Binchy
(Related: People, Popular, Vacation, Writer, Writers)

"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
(Related: Skin, Sun)

"Every Vacation movie didn't just make the studio money. They each made the studio a lot of money."
- Chevy Chase
(Related: Money, Vacation)

"In the '20s they were telling us wed all have our own private plane and take vacations to the moon."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Moon)

"If it wasn't for the military I probably would not have ever come to Bosnia for vacation."
- Coolio
(Related: Military, Vacation)

"Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Travel, Research)

"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
(Related: Family, Mother, Rest, Vacation)

"I can enjoy a vacation as well as the next person, as long as I know it's a vacation and not a premature retirement."
- Mary Crosby
(Related: Retirement, Vacation)

"I honestly if I get a vacation I'm gonna go and sit on my couch in New York cause that's the one place I haven't been for a very long time."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Time, Cause, Vacation)

"Basically, between 1989 and 1994, I hadn't taken a vacation."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Vacation)

"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
(Related: Marriage, Sleep)

"I think its really matured a lot. I like the fact that there is now more to do there than gamble, since I don't do a lot of that. The people are great. I seldom have time for vacations and when I do I prefer the beach instead of the desert."
- Doug Davidson
(Related: Time, People, Beach, Fact, Now)

"The ant is knowing and wise, but he doesn't know enough to take a vacation."
- Clarence Day
(Related: Vacation)

"In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: Love, Boredom)

"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
(Related: Life, Question, Reflection, Vacation, Want)

"I'd come out to Los Angeles for a vacation to see a friend and just fell in love with it."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Love, Friend, Vacation)

"Every single day, we have hundreds, if not thousands of police officers protecting the lives of not just New Yorkers, but the millions who come to New York City to work and to vacation."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Work, Day, Police, Vacation)

"I think actually what I'm going to do when I'm done and take my next vacation, is I'm going to go over and start unions in Japan. I'm going to unionize Japan. Because the way they work those crews is so criminal. There's no overtime, so they can just keep going."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Work, Vacation)

"With me a change of trouble is as good as a vacation."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: Change, Trouble, Vacation)

"Your kids inevitably want to move where they had their vacations when they were younger."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Kids, Want)

"And if I lost I would have gone back to 12 weeks of vacation, because I was successful enough that I was spending much more time on non-profit boards and traveling a lot."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Time, Successful, Traveling, Vacation)

"I was single for six years and during those six years I went back to college and got my degree in Social Work and then... while I was single... Barney came here to Portsmouth on vacation."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Work, College, Vacation, Years)

"I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: People, Envy, Nothing, Sunset, Vacation, Wonder)

"I've tried in my career to do most everything, because it all intrigues me. And I've found the first time I work in a new form, I discover all the things that make that an exciting medium. I've been very busy most of my career. I've had very few vacations."
- Rupert Holmes
(Related: Time, Work, Career, First)

"If some people didn't tell you, you'd never know they'd been away on a vacation."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: People, Vacation)

"Year by year we are learning that in this restless, strenuous American life of ours vacations are essential."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Life, American, Learning)

"For me, making films is like being on vacation, it's a nice walk. But theatre is like mountaineering. You never know whether you're going to fall off or make it to the top."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Being, Theatre, Vacation)

"You know, let's put it this way, if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery, if they went on vacation, there wouldn't be a person left in town."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: People, Hollywood, Vacation)

"I didn't get the degree because in my last year, for my thesis film I made a feature called Permanent Vacation and they'd given me a scholarship, the Louis B Mayer fellowship and they made a mistake."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Mistake, Film, Vacation)

"I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?"
- Philip Johnson
(Related: Beach, Hate)

"We take five, one-week vacations a year, and those dates are set in stone."
- Tom Joyner
"I represent Orlando, Florida, the world's number one vacation destination."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Vacation, World)

"Now I'm having to live with sales of around 50,000 per album - but I'm pretty content with my place in the general scheme of things, even if it's meant I don't drive a fancy car and can't afford grand vacations."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Car, Content, Fancy, Now, Pretty, Sales)

"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
(Related: Time, Class, Mothers, Workers)

"At the moment I have my family coming out with me on the road. We have our own vehicle and it's more like a family vacation. I just stop, do some gigs, and take off. It's a lot more fun now with the family."
- Dave Lombardo
(Related: Family, Fun, Now, Road, Vacation)

"I'm always in that mode - whenever I have a little free time, I'm always recording songs, writing, whatever I gotta do. It's like my job is my vacation."
- Ludacris
(Related: Time, Job, Songs, Vacation, Writing)

"It's all emotion. But there's nothing wrong with emotion. When we are in love, we are not rational; we are emotional. When we are on vacation, we are not rational; we are emotional."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Love, Emotion, Nothing, Vacation, Wrong)

"I hate vacations. There's nothing to do."
- David Mamet
(Related: Hate, Nothing)

"Things have slowed down considerably since the new series has started airing and I am currently looking for work. It has been a nice year-long vacation nonetheless."
- Rob Mariano
(Related: Work, Vacation)

"Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks' Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Mother, Christmas, Lonely, Vacation, Years)

"When I'm on vacation here in the States, I can do all kinds of stuff; I can train and keep busy."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: states, Vacation)

"The sun would come up over the ocean, and we'd be eating scrambled eggs before we shot some stuff. It was a vacation in the sense that it was the best working conditions."
- Marguerite Moreau
(Related: Eating, Ocean, Sense, Sun, Vacation)

"We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Effect, Security, Vacation)

"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
(Related: Financial, Stars, Taxes, Tomorrow, Worry)

"Comedians are never really on vacation because you're always at attention... that antenna is always out there."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Attention, Comedians, Vacation)

"A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in."
- Robert Orben
(Related: Day, Nothing, Vacation)

"Leaving sex to the feminists is like letting your dog vacation at the taxidermist."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Sex, Vacation)

"I love acting. When I'm acting I feel like I'm on vacation. I'm just having a wonderful time. The nightmare is just getting the work to happen."
- Elizabeth Pena
(Related: Love, Work, Time, Acting, Vacation)

"If I'm on location on some island, we usually get up at four in the morning to set up. By seven thirty, we're on the beach working until noon, then we rest. It's not exactly a vacation."
- Daniela Pestova
(Related: Beach, Rest, Vacation)

"Growing up, all I did was work and vacation, but I loved it, no one pushed me into anything. The thing was I developed no special skills. I don't have any resentment because I am a performer and I've always felt that, but it did take its toll socially."
- Dana Plato
(Related: Work, Growing up, Resentment, Vacation)

"With both Caddyshack and Vacation, it's not like the subjects were serious enough that they engaged my interest for another round. I love the characters, and the actors were great, but I didn't see the need to make another Vacation movie."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Love, Actors, Interest, Vacation)

"Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Unemployment, Vacation)

"The easy way out is to approve an early retirement plan one year but not pay out sick and vacation time to deserving employees until three years later. Unfortunately, later is now."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Time, Employees, Now, Retirement, Vacation, Years)

"It is not more vacation we need - it is more vocation."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Vacation, Vocation)

"I took a lot of time off after Mobsters and although I did something I had never done before, which was to direct a play, The Laughter Epidemic, it felt like a vacation."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Time, Laughter, Play, Vacation)

"My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is - well, our daughter and our son - is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they're home in the summer, although they have jobs."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Home, Son, Daughter, College, Jobs, Summer)

"I'm going to go away on vacation, I'm going to try to get away from the phone, away from scripts. I think it's important to sit back and think about what you want."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Vacation, Want)

"A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Magic, Vacation)

"Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas, it should be for a minimum amount of time, the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized, and it be seen as a working vacation."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Family, Time, Christmas, Presidency, Tradition, Vacation)

"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
(Related: Life, Idea, Film, Vacation)

"Well, The Dirty Dozen was like a vacation."
- Clint Walker
(Related: Vacation)

"A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking."
- Earl Wilson
(Related: Vacation)

"I'm not sure whether Los Angeles borders on the ocean or on oblivion. I always feel that I'm two steps away from the other side when I'm out there. It's more like a vacation place or a place to visit than a place to hunker down."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: Ocean, Vacation, Visit)

"Babies don't need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach... it pisses me off! I'll go over to a little baby and say 'What are you doing here? You haven't worked a day in your life!'"
- Steven Wright
(Related: Babies, Baby, Beach, Day, Vacation)

"On vacation, I totally unplug. I don't bring a laptop with me."
- Will Wright
(Related: Vacation)