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50+ Inspiring Vacation Quotes for Those Who Need a Break

Vacation quotes

A vacation offers you the chance to revitalize and renew your mind and body. Vacations offer us a change of scenery, thrill, and a means of escaping routine and fatigue.

A healthy and balanced lifestyle requires vacations, just like a decent diet and regular exercise. Although some may view them as luxuries, they are important if you want to live a better and more full life.

While vacations also trigger your productivity as you return back with a fresh mind, Chanty does the same for you too. Whether it’s your productivity or replying to important emails and urgent messages while on a holiday – you can do it all with Chanty.

Most of these vacation quotes are lighthearted and playful, just like vacations should be.

So whether you’re looking for the ideal Instagram caption for your pictures from your summer trip or you’re counting down the days until your next getaway, hopefully, these vacation quotes will give you some inspiration and humorous relief.

  1. The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation. ― Mark Twain
  2. I need a 6-month vacation, twice a year. – Unknown
  3. No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one. ― Elbert Hubbard
  4. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page – St. Augustine
  5. A vacation is like love – anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia. – Evan Esar
  6. The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. — Sydney J. Harris
  7. What paradise and vacation have in common is that you have to pay for both, and the coin is your previous life. ― Joseph Brodsky
  8. Find what brings you joy and go there. ― Jan Phillips
  9. Vacation calories don’t count. ― Unknown
  10. Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul. ― Jamie Lyn Beatty Thi
  11. Life’s short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE! ― Lea Mishell
  12. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. ― Susan Sontag
  13. You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. — André Gide
  14. My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean.― Nina Arianda
  15. Vacations are necessities, not luxuries. ― Linda Bloom
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. After a while, just staying alive becomes a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation. ― Michael Zadoorian
  20. On vacation, I totally unplug. I don’t bring a laptop with me. ― Will Wright
  21. A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in. ― Robert Orben
  22. 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
  23. Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation? ― Zig Ziglar
  24.  When all else fails, take a vacation. ― Betty Williams
  25. To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice. ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  26.  Read a lot when you’re on vacation, but nothing that has to do with your business. ― H. Jackson Brown, Jr
  27.  If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet. ― Rachel Wolchin
  28.  A wise man travels to discover himself. ―James Russell Lowell
  29.  My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually, I just end up sleeping and drinking beer. ― Gary Allan
  30. Neglecting vacation is neglecting success because every success needs accumulated positive energy! ― Mehmet Murat Ildan
  31. 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
  32. Time well-spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation. ― Zig Ziglar
  33.  A vacation spot out of season always has a very special magic. ― Max von Sydow
  34.  Laughter is an instant vacation. ― Milton Berle
  35.  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
  36.  Jet lag is for amateurs. ― Dick Clark
  37.  After a while, just staying alive becomes a full-time job. No wonder we need a vacation. — Michael Zadoorian
  38.  When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thinking they could be a new person. ― Aimee Friedman, Sea Change
  39. The thing I love most about going on vacation is that I get to leave behind any kind of schedule. My entire life is scheduled from morning to night, and when I’m on vacation, there is no schedule. ― Kelly Clarkson
  40. Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before. ― Dalai Lama
  41. I have never believed that vacations are luxuries. They are our necessities–just like shelter, clothes, and food. They make us feel like humans and not like animals that care only for survival. ― Alexander Babinets
  42.  It isn’t how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it’s how you spend the time. ― David Brenner
  43.  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 content, which is surely what it’s all about. ― Cash Peters
  44.  Just a reminder that I’m going on vacation and you’re not. ― Anonymous
  45.  People don’t take trips; trips take people. ― John Steinbeck
  46.  If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal. ― Paulo Coelho
  47.  Don’t wait for a vacation to enjoy life. Start to enjoy it now, today, wherever you are. ― Debasish Mridha
  48. Vacation is that time when you wish you had something to do while doing nothing. ― Frank Tyger
  49.  It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. ― Asian Proverb
  50.  I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. ― Benjamin Disraeli
  51.  A good vacation is over when you begin to yearn for your work. ― Morris Fishbein
  52.  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
  53.  A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking. ― Earl Wilson
  54. Vacation: a period of travel and relaxation when you take twice the clothes and half the money you need. ― Jerry Smith

Last words on vacation quotes

No matter where you live we could all use a change of scenery every now and then which brings us to enjoy and go on our vacations.

Vacations help us rediscover our identities. They provide us a chance to relax and take a break from our typical day-to-day life and provide relief and a change of pace.

There’s nothing like a vacation to calm your body and mind, whether you go to the islands or somewhere else far away you’ve never visited. With that, we hope you enjoyed our directory of vacation quotes and wish you a very happy vacation.

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Ammara Tariq

Ammara is a Marketing Manager at Chanty - a collaborative team chat, with a plan to take her team to new heights. With an everlasting love for marketing tactics, she’s also very fond of research writing and hopes to spread delight and knowledge to her readers.

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