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80 Inspiring Holiday Quotes That Will Get You Traveling!

80 Inspiring Holiday Quotes That Will Get You Traveling!

While it is a good idea to be concerned about income, spending long hours at desk doesn’t do any good. A holiday gives you a chance to bond with your family. Also, once you start thinking about a vacation, your attitude changes. You have something to look forward to. Life doesn’t seem so hard now as you know you will be soon away from all of your issues. Then what are you waiting for? Check out these excellent holiday quotes to make your own vacation plan right now.

Holiday Quotes

1.“I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.” – Rosamund Pike

2.“Holidays – any holiday – are such a great opportunity to focus on bringing the family together.” – Lidia Bastianich

3.“There’s something about a holiday that isn’t all about how much money you spend.” – Hilarie Burton

4.“For me, a holiday is about taking a book and going to a mountain and reading.” – Sonam Kapoor

5.“For me, a good holiday is about value for money rather than things to see.” – Karl Pilkington

6.“I look forward to the holiday season every year.” – Cate Blanchett

7.“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

8.“What you do on travel holiday is what your memories are based on. People want to do cool stuff, and this is what will shape your entire experience.” – Ruzwana Bashir

9.“The best holiday I went on as a kid was to Disney World. I wore the same Minnie Mouse dress for 5 days straight and refused to go on any rides apart from ‘It’s A Small World.’ I think my parents wanted to kill me.” – Poppy Delevingne

10.“I’ve no interest in going on a road trip. If I want to go on holiday, I want to sit on a beach, swim, drink cocktails and read a book.” – Sam Riley

11.“I’ve got two young children, so holidays are not the same as they used to be. There are now two types: family holidays and holidays you need from that holiday.” – Diego Luna

12.“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

13.“I’m not a good time-off person. I’m awful on holiday. It comes from having that period when I didn’t work. That really was the worst bit.” – Gary Barlow

14.“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

15.“Plenty of friendships are sustainable through dinners and lunches but will not stand a week away. So be careful with whom you go on holiday.” – Julian Fellowes

16.“It’s no coincidence that the word ‘holiday’ suggests a holy day, or that the longest book in the Torah concerns the Sabbath. If you wish to advance in any sphere, the best way is to take a retreat.” – Pico Iyer

17.“I’ve never understood activity holidays since we seem to have far too much activity in our daily lives as it is. Find a culture where loafing is the order of the day and where they don’t understand our need to be constantly doing things. Find somewhere you can have a hammock holiday.” – Tom Hodgkinson

18.“Poor people do not go on holiday; they go home.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

19.“I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.” – Fred Rogers

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20.“I have a little bit of an addiction to work. So, I’m always hiding in the bathroom with my Blackberry to work when I’m on holiday.” – Penelope Cruz

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

22.“Vacation time is something we all accrue, but only the wisest of us recognize its importance.” – Andrea Goeglein

23.“I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.” – Marcus Samuelsson

24.“I’m not one for sightseeing or going around the shops when I’m on holiday. I do enough shopping when I’m at home and like to have a complete break when I’m away.” – Paloma Faith

25.“Holiday? Is like, what? I’m a hyperactive girl, so it may be boring for me to be on the beach doing nothing. I just need to find a place for three weeks and work but sleep in the morning, maybe write a little bit, have a glass of red wine. That’s my perfect holiday.” – Melanie Laurent

26.“My husband is always telling me: ‘We’re on holiday–we don’t need to have an itinerary!’ But I always want to see as much as I can. Sometimes, I come back from holiday needing a holiday.” – Ashley Jensen

27.“I think it’s fascinating that there’s a whole holiday dedicated to things that we fear and that’s so interesting about the nature of humanity.” – Deborah Ann Woll

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

29.“Seven a.m. on the first day of summer vacation was, to her mind, a dangerous time to be awake. Even God had to be sleeping in.” – Victoria Kahler

30.“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” – Dave Barry

31.“Holidays bring out the best in family dysfunction.” – Unknown

32.”Sharing the holiday with other people, and feeling that you’re giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism.” – Caroline Kennedy

33.”Come, woo me, woo me, for now I am in a holiday humor, and like enough to consent.” – William Shakespeare

34.“Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs an accumulated positive energy!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

35.”The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

36.“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

37.“For their holidays: the rich go see the world; the poor go see their parents.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

38.“Time for work- yet take much holiday for art’s and friendship’s sake.” – George James De Wilde

39.“What shall you do all your vacation?’, asked Amy. “I shall lie abed and do nothing”, replied Meg.” – Louisa May Alcott

40.“To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.” – Philip Andrew Adams

41.“If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.” – Bertrand Russell

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42.“Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log.” – Ellen DeGeneres

43.“Hanukkah is the ideal holiday to heal the pain because one of its major themes is the triumph of good over evil.” – Unknown

44.“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

45.“When you like your work, every day is a holiday.” – Frank Tyger

46.“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

47.“A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours.” – John B. Priestly

48.“I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.” – Harlan Miller

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

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

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

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

53.“When you look at a flower with an appreciative heart and get lost in the magical beauty, you really get a vacation from the everyday stressful life.” – Debasish Mridha

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

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

56.“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.” – James Michener

57.“That is a vacation! It is the best time for you to be productive because you are not being distracted by work.” – Sunday Adelaja

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

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

60.“Extend your vacation whenever possible.” – A.D. Posey

61.“A Holiday: period of travel and relaxation when you take twice the clothes and half the money you need.” – Unknown

62.“A vacation is a sunburn at premium prices.” – Hal Chadwicke

63.“A vacation should be just long enough that your boss misses you, and not long enough for him to discover how well he can get along without you.” – Unknown

64.“Holiday: A period of activity so intense that it can only be undertaken three or four weeks in the year.” – Miles Kington

65.“Holidays are in no sense an alternative to the congestion and bustle of cities and work. Quite the contrary. People look to escape into an intensification of the conditions of ordinary life, into a deliberate aggravation of those conditions: further from nature, nearer to artifice, to abstraction, to total pollution, to well above average levels of stress, pressure, concentration and monotony — this is the ideal of popular entertainment. No one is interested in overcoming alienation; the point is to plunge into it to the point of ecstasy. That is what holidays are for.” – Jean Baudrillard

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66.”An upcoming vacation gives us something to eagerly anticipate. It’s linked to a reduction in work-related stress and burnout as well as enhanced feelings of joy and interest. And travel can shape our personalities. When traveling for an extended period of time, desirable changes – increased openness to experience, emotional stability, agreeableness, and creativity – emerge.” – Jaime Kurtz

67.”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

68.”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

69.”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

70.“A vacation is like love: anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia.” – Evan Esar

71.“Few vacations are as gratifying as those devoted to personal growth.” – Pat Koch Thaler

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

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

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

75.“If some people didn’t tell you, you’d never know they’d been away on a vacation.” – Kin Hubbard

76.“On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me.” – Will Wright

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

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

79.“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

80.“I’m not happy on vacation. In those rare times when I have three hours with no work I have to do, I’m terribly uncomfortable. ” – Scott Adams


Now, you may have a desire to take a vacation. No matter how long and where to have your holiday, just make a plan, and action. Let above holiday quotes to add a touch of color to your holiday.