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83 Quotes to Inspire You to Take a Vacation (TRAVEL)

Top 10 Inspirational Vacation Quotes

“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
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
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
Travel brings power and love back into your life. - Rumi
Travel brings power and love back into your life. – Rumi
Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy! - Mehmet Murat Ildan
Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
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
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

“Do not wait until you are dying to go on vacation. I think if I had to give you one piece of advice that would be it. We put things off. We do not mean to, but we do. We carry around the assumption that there is plenty of time to do whatever needs to be done.”

Marty Cauley
When all else fails, take a vacation. - Betty Williams
When all else fails, take a vacation. – Betty Williams
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
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
A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking. - Earl Wilson
A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking. – Earl Wilson
An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate. - Jaime Kurtz
An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate. – Jaime Kurtz

11 Vacation Quotes that Will Awaken Your Travel Spirit

“We have to learn to number the days of our life; the hours of the day, days of the week, weeks of the months, and the months of the year. In all the counting we need to factor in the breaks, rests, and vacations.”

Dr. Lucas D. Shallua
Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere. - Isabelle Eberhardt
Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere. – Isabelle Eberhardt
Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE!! - Lea Mishell
Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE!! – Lea Mishell
Sensitive people feel so deeply they often have to retreat from the world, in order to dig beneath the layers of pain to find their faith and courage. - Shannon L. Alder
Sensitive people feel so deeply they often have to retreat from the world, in order to dig beneath the layers of pain to find their faith and courage. – Shannon L. Alder
Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation. - Gautam Singhania
Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation. – Gautam Singhania

“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
Relaxing brings weakness, when done by a muscle; but brings strength, when done by a person. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Relaxing brings weakness, when done by a muscle; but brings strength, when done by a person. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Don’t Count The Days. Make The Days Count. - Muhammad Ali
Don’t Count The Days. Make The Days Count. – Muhammad Ali
My best vacation is somewhere I could hide, somewhere warm and not a lot of people around. - Derek Jeter
My best vacation is somewhere I could hide, somewhere warm and not a lot of people around. – Derek Jeter
Trips and vacations are so much more. These experiences show you what’s possible and challenge you to examine the paths you’ll take in the future. - Blake Mycoskie
Trips and vacations are so much more. These experiences show you what’s possible and challenge you to examine the paths you’ll take in the future. – Blake Mycoskie
My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean. - Nina Arianda
My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean. – Nina Arianda

3 Vacation Quotes That Will Push You To Travel More

When I was on a two-week vacation I noticed something. The vacation lasted a good long time then suddenly it was over. Life is like that also. - Fr. Cedric Pisegna CP
When I was on a two-week vacation I noticed something. The vacation lasted a good long time then suddenly it was over. Life is like that also. – Fr. Cedric Pisegna CP
No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. - Elbert Hubbard
No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. – Elbert Hubbard
Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.' - Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’ – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

12 Wise Vacation Quotes For Employees

“Think about it; how do you feel when you are planning a vacation? You feel excited and happy. Your stress level is diminished, and this also affects your work in a positive way.”

John Morgan
I'd like to dial it back 5% or 10% and try to have a vacation that's not just e-mail with a view. - Elon Musk
I’d like to dial it back 5% or 10% and try to have a vacation that’s not just e-mail with a view. – Elon Musk
The idea of a perfect vacation is not working or not having to work and having no appointments. - Tom Welling
The idea of a perfect vacation is not working or not having to work and having no appointments. – Tom Welling
A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work. - Morris Fishbein
A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work. – Morris Fishbein
After a while, just staying alive becomes a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation. - Michael Zadoorian
After a while, just staying alive becomes a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation. – Michael Zadoorian

“In Finland, where 80 percent of workers belong to unions, all employees enjoy at least 30 days paid vacation, and the gap between the rich and poor is far more equitable than in the United States.”

Bernie Sanders
It is only humans who are created to work; then enjoy their work. We have to learn to do both since we have only one life to live. - Dr. Lucas D. Shallua
It is only humans who are created to work; then enjoy their work. We have to learn to do both since we have only one life to live. – Dr. Lucas D. Shallua
When you go all over the world for work, your dream vacation is your bedroom. - Jack Antonoff
When you go all over the world for work, your dream vacation is your bedroom. – Jack Antonoff
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders. - Ronald Reagan
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders. – Ronald Reagan
I don't need a vacation in the traditional sense, like I would if I had a job I hated. - James Franco
I don’t need a vacation in the traditional sense, like I would if I had a job I hated. – James Franco
Why go on vacation when work is so much more fun. - Taylor Hawkins
Why go on vacation when work is so much more fun. – Taylor Hawkins
The ant is knowing and wise, but he doesn't know enough to take a vacation. - Clarence Day
The ant is knowing and wise, but he doesn’t know enough to take a vacation. – Clarence Day

2 Vacation Quotes with Friends

If I went on vacation, I'd rather go camping than stay in some four-star hotel… My friends treat me the same at home. They just want to sit down with you and have a beer. - Travis Fimme
If I went on vacation, I’d rather go camping than stay in some four-star hotel… My friends treat me the same at home. They just want to sit down with you and have a beer. – Travis Fimme
I have liberal friends. They are misguided, they are wrong. I disagree with them. I don't want them to vote. I want them to go on vacation in November. - Sean Hannityl
I have liberal friends. They are misguided, they are wrong. I disagree with them. I don’t want them to vote. I want them to go on vacation in November. – Sean Hannityl

9 Vacation Quotes with Family

“When I got to college, my sister was starting work, and she realized she had two weeks of vacation a year, so she called me and said, ‘Go abroad.’ So right after my freshman year, I went and I studied in Guatemala, and I studied in Kenya, and I studied in Italy, and it was incredible.”

Stephanie Ruhle
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
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
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.
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.

“Supposedly, summer vacation happens because that’s when the kids are home from school, although having the kids home from school is no vacation. And supposedly the kids are home from school because of some vestigial throwback to our agricultural past.”

P. J. O’Rourke
In America, there are two classes of travel first-class and with children. - Robert Benchley
In America, there are two classes of travel: first-class and with children. – Robert Benchley
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. - Ernest Hemingway
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. – Ernest Hemingway
In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy or game you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them. - Kevin Heath
In the end, kids won’t remember that fancy toy or game you bought them, they will remember the time you spent with them. – Kevin Heath
There’s no vacation from being a parent. - Chevy Chase
There’s no vacation from being a parent. – Chevy Chase
My family never went skiing. My dad was afraid of heights and my mom felt that a vacation was only a vacation if it involved reading at least two books on the beach. - Lisa Greenwald
My family never went skiing. My dad was afraid of heights and my mom felt that a vacation was only a vacation if it involved reading at least two books on the beach. – Lisa Greenwald

8 Vacation Quotes for Physical and Mental Health

A one day holiday can at times be better than a one week vacation if you totally unplug for that one day! - Catherine Pulsifer
A one day holiday can at times be better than a one week vacation if you totally unplug for that one day! – Catherine Pulsifer
The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind. - Jack Adam Weber
The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind. – Jack Adam Weber
Moderation in exercise, eating and amusement is the best guarantee of a beneficial vacation. - Ollie Reeves
Moderation in exercise, eating and amusement is the best guarantee of a beneficial vacation. – Ollie Reeves
Laughter is an instant vacation. - Milton Berle
Laughter is an instant vacation. – Milton Berle
On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me. - Will Wright
On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me. – Will Wright
Read a lot when you’re on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Read a lot when you’re on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius! - Mehmet Murat Ildan
In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius! – Mehmet Murat Ildan
Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound. - Walter Annenberg
Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound. – Walter Annenberg

2 Vacation Quotes on Vocation

My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do. - Nick Cannon
My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do. – Nick Cannon
It is not more vacation we need - it is more vocation. - Eleanor Roosevelt
It is not more vacation we need – it is more vocation. – Eleanor Roosevelt

2 Vacation Quotes on Planning the Perfect Moment

“In my personal opinion, you miss out on the beauty of the moment if you go in planning what the moment is. It’s like having a vacation too jam-packed with activities. You miss all of the sunsets.”

Brie Larson
I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times. - Anthony Bourdain
I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times. – Anthony Bourdain

9 Vacation Quotes that Will Make You Laugh

“Last year, I came away from the vacation thoroughly bloated and ten pounds heavier, convinced I’d blocked an artery and possibly shortened my lifespan by a few months. But I was also deliriously contented, which is surely what it’s all about.”

Cash Peters
Isn't a vacation when you forget what day it is - Marlowe Granados
Isn’t a vacation when you forget what day it is? – Marlowe Granados
No matter what fabulous place I visit, I don’t feel like I’m on vacation unless I’m dehydrated and covered with sunscreen. - Chelsea Cain
No matter what fabulous place I visit, I don’t feel like I’m on vacation unless I’m dehydrated and covered with sunscreen. – Chelsea Cain

“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
My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer. - Gary Allan
My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer. – Gary Allan
Jet lag is for amateurs. - Dick Clark
Jet lag is for amateurs. – Dick Clark
Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation - Zig Ziglar
Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation? – Zig Ziglar
Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation. - Laura Marano
Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation. – Laura Marano
Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return. - Island Company
Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return. – Island Company

15 Vacation Quotes to Ponder

“There was nothing like a Saturday – unless it was the Saturday leading up to the last week of school and into summer vacation. That of course was all the Saturdays of your life rolled into one big shiny ball.”

Nora Roberts
I need a vacation anyway. They fight me too much. I'm not going to be the one to back out of these fights. - Nate Diaz
I need a vacation anyway. They fight me too much. I’m not going to be the one to back out of these fights. – Nate Diaz
A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic. - Max von Sydow
A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic. – Max von Sydow

“Death is the ultimate vacation: you’re with the stars, you don’t have to pay rent, everyone loves you, and nothing hurts. So, it’s very important you save death for later.”

Karl Kristian Flores
After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working. - Kenneth Grahame
After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working. – Kenneth Grahame
When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person. - Aimee Friedman
When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person. – Aimee Friedman

“When in doubt, wear a suit. Look at male politicians: you see them in a suit, and they look fine. But if you see a picture of them on the weekend or on vacation, there’s a good chance they look terrible and unstylish.”

Carine Roitfeld
A good restaurant is like a vacation; it transports you, and it becomes a lot more than just about the food. - Philip Rosenthal
A good restaurant is like a vacation; it transports you, and it becomes a lot more than just about the food. – Philip Rosenthal
I have never gone on a real trip, never taken a holiday. The best holiday for me is spent in my workshops when nearly everybody else is on vacation. - Enzo Ferrari
I have never gone on a real trip, never taken a holiday. The best holiday for me is spent in my workshops when nearly everybody else is on vacation. – Enzo Ferrari

“I’m blessed enough to been in the game for a while and still have my beautiful fans and still have the respect. That’s something that gets me going. I’m also fortunate enough to take vacation and take a little hiatus.”

Lil’ Kim
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
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
A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in. - Robert Orben
A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in. – Robert Orben

“One of my favorite vacation memories was the Thai foot massage and Internet access salons in Bangkok, followed up by my testing cellphone coverage while wading in Provincetown Harbor on Cape Cod.”

Kara Swisher

“Being from Miami, you’re used to the fact that your home is a vacation spot. But that’s what makes Miami one of the best places in the world. We’re so rich in different cultures, being so close to Haiti, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico, and then you’ve got people who travel from all over the world just to come visit.”

Flo Rida

“I’m the type of person who far prefers a vacation filled with trips to museums and art galleries, shopping and exploring vintage flea markets, people-watching at cafes, and discovering delicious restaurants as opposed to lounging on a beach for days on end.”

Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

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