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Ready for a vacation?

on Tuesday, 09 June 2015. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Brenda Harrison
Editor

It’s summertime when our thoughts turn to vacations. Following are a few humorous quotes about vacationing:

  • “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” – Earl Wilson 
  • “The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.” – Russell Baker 
  • “A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” – Robert Orben 
  • Those that say you can’t take it with you never saw a car packed for a vacation trip. – Author Unknown 
  • “By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • “Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.” – George Carlin
  • “Thanks to the interstate highway system, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.” – Charles Kuralt 
  • “Boy, those French. They have a different word for everything.” – Steve Martin 
  • “Two great talkers will not travel far together.” – Spanish Proverb 
  • “Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.” – Yogi Berra 
  • A vacation is like love — anticipated with pleasure, experienced with discomfort, and remembered with nostalgia. – Author Unknown
  • “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. – Erma Bombeck
  • “College is the longest vacation you will ever take.æ – Dan Indante and Karl Marks 
  • “The major advantage of domestic travel is that, with a few exceptions such as Miami, most domestic locations are conveniently situated right here in the United States.” – Dave Barry 
  • “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.” “For me, the best vacation is just relaxing on the couch! – Scotty McCreery
  • “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

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