18 Jun 2009


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13 quotes about vacation/holidays

1. Marry an orphan: you'll never have to spend boring holidays with the in-laws

2. A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours.

3. A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.

4. A vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work

5. A vacation is like love - anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort and remembered with nostalgia

6. A vacation should be just long enough that you're boss misses you, and not long enough for him to discover how well he can get along without you.

7. The rainy days a man saves for usually seem to arrive during his vacation

8. 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.”

9. Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.

10. A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours.

11. A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.

12. A period of travel and relaxation when you take twice the clothes and half the money you need.

13. No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.

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Jeanette said...

Gday Gattina.
I agree with many of those quotes, Hehehe to the cartoon all the people are staying clear looks like he just peed.lol

CountryDew said...

Vacations are necessary, and Americans take fewer than anybody... love the quotes. I don't know that I've ever gone on vacation and missed work.

Melli said...

That number 1 could be the cure for SOOOO many things!!! I wish I had listened to THAT advice!

Sandy Kessler said...

well my friends all left no not for one or 2 weeks for months and monthsd -- lucky me keeping the home front hahah

Hootin' Anni said...

#8 is just a hoot.

colleen said...

So many decisions on vacation, like where to eat and what beach to lay on. I especially liked #5.

Your link at my blog led to a Jesus site!

anthonynorth said...

Some great quotes, and so true - especially the last one.

Anonymous said...

Great quotes. I loved #1 and #8...

Mia Celeste said...

Great quotes. I'd like a vacation.

Dr.John said...

I really like 3. But you only have twelve things because 2 and 10 are the same.

Carleen said...

For #2, visit Egypt! Egyptians, including my own Amazing Egyptian Dude, have no concept of time whatsoever. I guess they figure that the timelessness of the pyramids entitles them to it. :)

Puss-in-Boots said...

All those are true at some stage of life/vacation. I like the cartoon about the lemon drops.

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storyteller said...

Wonderful quotes ... most of which apply equally to RETIREMENT ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

A Lady's Life said...

lol now thats funny hahahahaha

Pamela said...

11. A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.

and all the people said AMEN