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50 Vacation Quotes

Taking some time off work for a well-earned vacation is a true blessing and privilege and these 50 Vacation Quotes are sure to bring back lovely memories of previous travels or get you excited for the next trip. If you love exploring new cities, adventuring along new coastlines, or simply sitting by the pool or beach relaxing, these phrases and quotations are for you.

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

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2. “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

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3. “Take vacations, go as many places as you can, you can always make money, you can’t always make memories.”  – Unknown

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4. “I love my job only when I’m on vacation.” – Unknown

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5. “I need a six-month vacation, twice a year.” – Unknown

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6. “I want to vacation so long, I forget all my passwords.” – Unknown

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7. “A one day holiday can at times be better than a one week vacation if you totally unplug for that one day!” – Catherine Pulsifer

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8. “Excuse me while I taunt my Facebook friends with another picture of my beach vacation.” – Unknown

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9. “Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.” – Gautam Singhania

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10. “A vacation is like love – anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.” – Unknown

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

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

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13. “Moderation in exercise, eating and amusement is the best guarantee of a beneficial vacation.” – Ollie Reeves

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14. “The best things in life are the people we love, the places we’ve been, and all the memories we’ve made along the way.” – Unknown

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15. “I’m all about the palm trees and 80 degrees.” – Unknown

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

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17. “I need a vacation, not a stupid weekend.” – Unknown

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18. “My best vacation is somewhere I could hide, somewhere warm, and not a lot of people around.” Derek Jeter

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

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20. “I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.” – Unknown

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21. “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

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22. Vacation is that time when you wish you had something to do while doing nothing.” – Frank Tyger

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23. “Vacations brighten a man. They tend to make his work more attractive to him and to make him more attractive to his work.”– Harry Van Demark

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24. “Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” – Michael Palin

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25. “If you have lost your clarity and purpose, a vacation is a great way to find it again.” – David Fuller

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26. “We travel, not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” Unknown

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27. “Don’t wait for a vacation to enjoy life. Start to enjoy it now, today, wherever you are.” – Debasish Mridha

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28. “People don’t take trips; trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

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29. “Love you to the beach and back.” Unknown

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30. “An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate.” – Jaime Kurtz

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31. “Don’t pick a job with great vacation time.  Pick one that doesn’t need escaping.” – Unknown

32. “Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.” – Leo Tolstoy

33. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list” – Susan Sontag

34. “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

35. “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

36. “There’s no vacation from being a parent.” – Chevy Chase

37. “Not all those who wander are lost” – J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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

40. “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

41. “Enjoy the vacation without going; enjoy the conversation without talking.” ― Debasish Mridha

42. “Don’t feel guilty about vacationing. What are you truly living and working for anyways? Death is all too real.” – Richie Norton

43. “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Anderson

44. “The gladdest moments in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

45. “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

46. “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” –Dalai Lama

47. “Vacations are necessities, not luxuries.” – Linda Bloom

48. “What paradise and vacation have in common is that you have to pay for both, and the coin is your previous life.” – Joseph Brodsky

49. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin

50. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal” ― Paulo Coelho

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