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"What's all this about yanking poor Magnus and Alec back from their vacation?" Isabelle demanded. "They have opera tickets!" - Cassandra Clare

"The transcendental promises a vacation from history." - Mason Cooley

"Writing is my vacation from living." - Eugene O'Neill

"Life is a vacation from two eternities." - William S Burroughs

"Life is a vacation from two eternities, who wants to waste those precious years worrying about what happens when you get back to forever?" - William S Burroughs

"Once when I was working for the Daily News, I was summoned back to work from vacation because Donald Trump announced he was getting a divorce." - Gail Collins

"The breaks you take from work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you're on vacation." - Gautam Singhania

"Life is simply a vacation from the infinite" - Dean Cavanagh

"I'm going to go away on vacation, I'm going to try to get away from the phone, away from scripts. I think it's important to sit back and think about what you want" - Parker Stevenson

"I'm going to go away on vacation, I'm going to try to get away from the phone, away from scripts. I think it's important to sit back and think about what you want." - Parker Stevenson

"Heavy booze is a big time vacation, but you come back with a headache." - Padgett Powell

"I consider theater, this is a vacation for me from LA, I sort of view this as I get to have this vacation and during my vacation I get to work on acting. It's like an acting class. And if I go too long without doing a play, I just feel empty. Like approaching a role, I feel like the pool is very shallow, like I'm drawn from it. So I need to come back and do a play, fortunately I've been able to, every couple of years." - Alan Tudyk

"When I was sworn in as Mayor of Nashville back in 1991, I have to admit to you that I felt for several weeks like a bit of an outsider who had somehow taken over but didnt really belong in this nice palace. I secretly wondered if the real mayor would come back from vacation one day and call the police." - Phil Bredesen

"You don't need a vacation when there's nothing to escape from." - Jason Mraz

"There really is no vacation from the world in which we live." - Michael Chertoff

"Everyone needs to take a vacation from the sort of automatic things you do." - Bill Murray

"The vacation we often need is freedom from our own mind." - Jack Adam Weber

"A vacation from school should not mean hunger for our children." - Dina Titus

"I write on weekends, on vacation, and, really - on deadline and on my floor. Both terrible for the back." - Sloane Crosley

"I came back from vacation and I ate everything. I mean I'm sipping cocktails by the pool, thinking I'm a size 2. And now, you know, my dress is tight. So, I need it, too. I always need to remind myself: It's okay." - Viola Davis

"If you go on vacation for one week, you'll come back to two weeks of work. If you go on vacation for two weeks, you'll come back to four weeks of work. If you go on vacation for three weeks, people seem to figure it out for themselves." - Paul Orfalea

"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

"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 Orourke

"Recovering from a gunshot wound is not a vacation. You need to, like, write that on your hand or something." - Suzanne Brockmann

"Sometimes I suspected Ryan was merely visiting the real world, on vacation from his permanent residence in la-la land." - Rachel Vincent

"For me, Vegas is a vacation from being overinhibited, in the highly overinhabited yet uninhabitable city of complete uninhibition." - Tammy Bloemenzaken

"No vacation goes unpunished." - Karl Hakkarainen

"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

"I know I'm never going to be as successful as my dad, but I get bored doing nothing. I couldn't go from vacation to vacation and have no motivation." - Tamara Ecclestone

"It's good to let the other worries have a vacation and have different worries take over and then go back to the old worries." - Felicia Day

"Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely." - Frank Mccourt

"I think I learned years ago when I went to Hawaii that you don't bring puka shells back. You've got to be careful of your vacation purchases." - Joshua Homme

"I find that if I go on a vacation, it's like that's more stress to me, because I want to get back." - Donald Trump

"I go on vacation strictly to relax - to kick back with a good book and do nothing else but read, sleep and eat." - Morgan Freeman

"It seems strange to say this, but it is true: Coming back to Vegas to work is like going on vacation for me." - Celine Dion

"I travel so much on stories, so I don't take vacation much, but one place I go back to again and again is my ranch." - Bill Kurtis

"Actually, my mother and Alfie came for three weeks' Christmas vacation and stayed for 21 years. I guess my mother never went back because she was lonely." - Frank Mccourt

"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 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

"I think I learned years ago when I went to Hawaii that you don't bring puka shells back. You've got to be careful of your vacation purchases." - Josh Homme

"President Reagan rushed home from Santa Barbara vacation, from the Reagan ranch when the Korean jetliner was shot out of the air by the Russians." - Kate Obenshain

"Researchers who studied a thousand Dutch vacationers concluded that by far the greatest amount of happiness extracted from the vacation is derived from the anticipation period..." - Daniel Kahneman

"For two months after Christmas vacation we limped around campus with muscles too tigh and sore to walk properly, yet we had no good idea of our goal. Without knowing what a real race was like, I couldn't judge whether it was worth all the preparation, but having put in so much time already, how could we back out? Quite a few Freshman did manage to back out. After Christmas several, when freed from faily practice, decided that they liked not feeling tired all the time. Most of them vanished without a word." - Stefan Kieszling

"I don't go on vacation. I don't really need vacation." - James Franco

"Make your vacation your vocation." - Mark Twain

"Danger never takes a vacation." - Anonymous

"Laughter is an instant vacation." - Milton Berle

"I get bored of vacation." - Jose Andres Puerta

"Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from." - Seth Godin

"Love is hard work. It is the hardest work I know of, work from which you are never entitled to take a vacation." - Ravi Zacharias

"[On accepting travel suggestions from her two daughters, 6 and 3:] When they pay for the vacation, they get to dictate where we go." - Jessica Alba

"Snow: a form of precipitation that usually occurs three weeks prior to and the morning of your departure from your ski vacation." - Anonymous

"As the Democrats get revved up at their convention in Boston, President Bush is fighting back the only way he knows how: by going on vacation! Ah, it's nice to take a rest, replenish your supply of smirks. The vacation was expected, because Bush traditionally takes a month off every summer to relax and avoid reading National Security Warnings." - Craig Kilborn

"John Kerry announced that he and his wife are leaving on a week-long vacation. He's going to take her back to the place where he first proposed to her - at her bank." - Jay Leno

"As I see it, the debate between summer vacation vs. year-round school glosses over the most important questions. Namely, how can we bring play back to our nation's schools?" - Darell Hammond

"And if I lost I would have gone back to 12 weeks of vacation, because I was successful enough that I was spending much more time on non-profit boards and traveling a lot." - John Hickenlooper

"I was single for six years and during those six years I went back to college and got my degree in Social Work and then... while I was single... Barney came here to Portsmouth on vacation." - Betty Hill

"We're half an hour from Toronto, which offers everything you could want from a city, and a couple of hours from beautiful vacation country. We have it all here, plus George W. Bush is not our president." - Linwood Barclay

"Try your best not to get distracted from your goal. Let everything you do be your way of getting closer to your enlightenment; never take a vacation from spiritual practice." - Sharon Gannon

"I am a disaster magnet. I came home from our first anniversary vacation with jellyfish stings, a puncture wound from a wrought iron pineapple and a cork-shaped bruise in my cleavage." - Molly Harper

"Laughter is therapy-an instant vacation." - Bob Hope

"My best vacation is your worst nightmare." - Jim Bridwell

"When all else fails, take a vacation." - Betty Williams

"Reading... a vacation for the mind...." - Dave Barry

"'Vacation' means titillating my taste buds." - Brett Ratner

"The women's movement ruined a permanent vacation." - Natasha Leggero

"I always try to have a vacation." - Sophia Loren

"Is photography art?... The pure definition of the word 'art' alone is too vague today to break one's brain and soul about it. Let us take a little vacation from this word." - Ernst Haas

"You can't take a vacation from speed. I probably could have taken more time off and not driven in all the different disciplines, but I wanted to drive, drive and drive." - Mario Andretti

"I definitely used to lie about my age. I'm from Tennessee and everyone would vacation in Destin, Florida, where there are lots of cute guys. I would go with my older sister and lie about my age to them." - Lucy Hale

"If you feel tempted to use a picture of two hands shaking in front of a globe, put the pencil down, step away from the desk, and think about taking a vacation or investigating aromatherapy." - Nancy Duarte

"I think that's what I love about writing, is the ability to try to, in a sense, take a vacation from yourself and try to enter the sensibility of another time, another character, another place." - Ron Rash

"Any time we get to see our folks, it feels a bit like a vacation to me because we get to unplug from our routine in Brooklyn and connect with our people." - Mahershala Ali

"Every time you work on a project, it's a little vacation from the project you're working on the other 23 hours. That's the thing - it replenishes you to do something else." - Joss Whedon

"Walk away from anyone who is unduly focused on vacation and compensation. It's a sign of potential trouble. No matter how talented you are, if you don't really want to work at TOMS, you'll never work out here." - Blake Mycoskie

"Make your Vacation into Vacation and you will not have to work a single day." - Nicholas Lore

"That's my lesson for taking a vacation: vacation will kill you." - Elon Musk

"I take a lot of vacation because I get a lot of vacation" - Jim Rome

"So you're back from outer space." - Gloria Gaynor

"I have a very beautiful life with great friends and I look forward to waking up every day. Every day is a vacation but every day is a workday. I don't want to take vacations because music is my life and if I escape from music, that's the same thing as death. So a vacation is death to me. Sitting on the beach for a week is my idea of hell. That would kill me." - John Zorn

"I lost my phone and I just really didn't look for it. It was the nicest feeling, like six weeks. ... A couple of times I needed to use a telephone, and I was always able to touch someone that had a telephone and say, "Hey, can I use your phone? May I please?" And they'd say, "Sure." And that was it! So it was OK, it was a real vacation. I took a real vacation from myself. ..." - Bill Murray

"I lived in South Africa until I was 11 when we first immigrated. My mom had sent me back there when I was 14 for summer vacation. I wasn't doing very well in school, my grades were slipping. I called my mom one day and told her that I wasn't coming back. I ended up staying there until I was 17 before coming back to North America." - Kandyse Mcclure

"More than ever before, Americans are suffering from back problems: back taxes, back rent, back auto payments." - Robert Orben

"Now, back to my vacation idea." Finn grinned, showing off his perfect white teeth. "Just think about it. You, Owen, me, and Bria, all happily ensconced in a swanky hotel by a beautiful beach. Bria in a bikini. You and Owen doing your own thing, Bria in a bikini. Did I mention Bria in a bikini?" - Jennifer Estep

"If there's a national-team player, he has to do extra work. He has to do extra weeks, and he can't go on vacation even if he says: 'Well, but I'm supposed now to have six weeks off.' If he comes and says that, then I give him a hug and say: 'Have fun the six weeks, but don't come back here.'" - Jurgen Klinsmann

"During the warm season (August 8 and 9), Maine is a true vacation paradise, offering visitors a chance to jump into crystal-clear mountain lakes and see if they can get back out again before their bodily tissue is frozen as solid as a supermarket turkey." - Dave Barry

"You either trust me or you don't. I've never let you down, and I won't walk away unless you make me. Period. Now, unless you have a real emergency, I'd like to get back to my vacation. And my corpse, thanks." - Jeaniene Frost

"When Chuck House wanted to develop the oscilloscope for HP, David Packard told him to abandon the project. Chuck went on "vacation" and came back with $2 million in orders. Packard later gave him an award inscribed with an accolade for "extraordinary contempt and defiance beyond the normal call of engineering."" - Bob Sutton

"To turn off your phone when you go to your country house or you're on vacation for a few days is important. I turn off my phone and just check it once a day. I turn it on and, if it's an important message, I'll call back. Otherwise, it can wait." - Alexander Skarsgard

"I come alive by giving back, seeing my children smile and hearing them laugh, standing up for things I believe in, achieving a goal, being there for those who need me, spending quality time with my husband, and indulging in "me moments," whether it's a vacation or just a night out with friends." - Trista Sutter

"I would say I'm very surprised it went down the way it did. I thought it was a possibility, but when I left for vacation, I definitely didn't think I would come back as not a member of the Titans. But we had a difference of the opinion somewhere along the way." - Matt Hasselbeck

"When you bounce your eyes away from a sexual image, immediately pull from your memory a pure image. Maybe a wedding picture, or a vacation experience with your family, or your buddies. There are thousands of positive images you can pull from your memory within seconds to replace the sexual images you're tempted with." - Steve Arterburn

"I need a six month vacation twice a year." - Pete MacArthur

"I always stay active, even if Im on vacation." - Erin Heatherton

"Life is a vacation God gives to you!" - Celedonio Romero

"The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall." - Anonymous

"Here's to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy." - Charlaine Harris

"New York is like a vacation - no beach required." - Sean William Scott

"When you're little, time stretches obligingly, and vacation is forever." - Peg Bracken

"The best thing about a vacation is planning it." - Andy Rooney

"The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation." - Mark Twain

"I can never turn a tour into a vacation." - Matt Berninger

"College is the longest vacation you will ever take." - Dan Indante

"L.A.: Come on vacation, go home on probation." - James Ellroy

"My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do." - Nick Cannon

"Basically, between 1989 and 1994, I hadn't taken a vacation." - Evan Dando

"Here's to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy." - Charlaine Harris

"Well, The Dirty Dozen was like a vacation." - Clint Walker

"My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean." - Nina Arianda

"Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders." - Ronald Reagan

"I represent Orlando, Florida, the world's number one vacation destination." - Ric Keller

"Remember when vacation photos meant toting along a bulky camera?" - Peter Diamandis

"I always tell my kids make your vocation your vacation." - Chynna Phillips

"New York is like a vacation - no beach required." - Seann William Scott

"I take my vacation on the combine and tractor." - Jon Tester

"I always stay active, even if I'm on vacation." - Erin Heatherton

"People who take photographs during their whole vacation won't remember their vacation. They'll only remember what photographs they took." - Annie Dillard

"Before they went on vacation, Congress voted to exempt themselves from Obamacare. They gave themselves a special exemption because they thought it was too expensive. So the people who voted for Obamacare for us voted to exempt themselves from it. You know how doctors take the Hippocratic Oath. Congress apparently takes the 'Hypocritic Oath.'" - Jay Leno

"The average American returning from a trip abroad likely - and understandably - assumes the contents of his or her electronic device does not come close to meeting the threshold of 'criminal' activity, such as would give a government agent the right to seize and peruse their iPad just because they are returning from a vacation." - Bob Barr

"You and I can be busy, and we take a vacation from work. You can't take a break from being poor. You can't say, 'Hey I've had enough of worrying about money, I'm just going to be rich for a couple of weeks until I've recovered.'" - Sendhil Mullainathan

"I want you to promise the Lord that, from tonight, you will not think back, look back, or act back!" - Smith Wigglesworth

"I could not bounce back from my divorce - emotionally - I just could not bounce back." - Terry Bradshaw

"Kids coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan deserve to come back to 21st century medical care." - Anthony Principi

"[T]hat old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air ... Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year's mistakes had been wiped clean by summer." - Wallace Stegner

"Understanding how to find the magic moments in your daily life is critical. If you subscribe to the philosophy that says, "My vacation will free me from burnout," then you`re waiting for a few days out of the year to make up for many days of stress. Instead, you have to be able to take mini-vacations on a daily basis." - Tony Robbins

"Mr. McCleod: And if there's anything I want you guys to take with you from this class, as you're abusing your bodies over break, is three things: the heart is the body's strongest muscle, that the brain has more cells in it than our galaxy has stars, and that the body is 72% water. So wherever you go over vacation, don't get too dehydrated." - Laura Kasischke

"There is no place so benighted and godforsaken that some moron won't go there on vacation. People could be living in an open sewer and swallowing dirt to stop the hunger, and there'd be a couple from Larchmont wearing comfortable shoes there to take pictures of them." - Thomas Perry

"In our rather stupid time, hunting is belittled and misunderstood, many refusing to see it for the vital vacation from the human condition that it is, or to acknowledge that the hunter does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, he kills in order to have hunted." - Jose Ortega Y Gasset

"What do I want to take home from my summer vacation? Time. The wonderful luxury of being at rest. The days when you shut down the mental machinery that keeps life on track and let life simply wander. The days when you stop planning, analyzing, thinking and just are. Summer is my period of grace." - Ellen Goodman

"I'm always looking for vacation. I'm always trying to step away from it to watch movies. I'm always trying to carve out free time for myself. But, I love it. I don't think I've ever not wanted to run a show. When I have a show, I'm always really excited. I always enjoy the process." - Ronald D Moore

"If, for some reason, I cannot bear to work on something that needs to get done, I'm not going to force that. I'll just take a mental vacation. I think the best solution sometimes to working out a problem is to walk squarely away from it." - David Small

"I've seen a total eclipse from every continent - including Antarctica. And it's been a wonderful way to see the world. The eclipses take you to really unusual, off-beat places that you might not normally plan a vacation to, but they're wonderful places to go." - Fred Espenak

"Most people, originally when Google Earth first came out in 2005, they thought, well, what can I do with it? I can figure out where to go on vacation, or I can look at my neighbor's backyard from space. But the point is, you can do so much more." - Rebecca Moore

"History teaches us that many breakthroughs were happy accidents. Whether that's penicillin coming from Fleming neglecting to clean his laboratory before going on vacation or the team at Odeon trying a little side project that allowed people to communicate in real time as long as their message was 140 characters or less (which ultimately of course became Twitter), the unintended is often the transformational." - Scott D. Anthony

"My life has been sadly lacking in snails. I can't clearly remember any first-hand encounters. The best thing I can come up with is second-hand, a passage in Jacques Pepin's autobiography (The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen) in which he describes prying snails from the terrace of his vacation home and cooking them up for dinner." - Debra Hamel

"The book[ The Thorn and The Blossom] is a love story about two people, Brendan and Evelyn, who meet in a small town in Cornwall where Evelyn has gone on vacation and Brendan is working in his father's bookstore. The story is told from both perspectives, Brendan's and Evelyn's." - Theodora Goss

"I moonlighted during a two-week vacation, doing a month's worth of work in two weeks; it almost killed me, but I wanted to stretch my muscles and the letter from the producer says, "Your storyboarding is Eisensteinian," referring to the famous Russian filmmaker." - Mike Royer

"I used to work in kitchens, doing 12 or more hours a day of physical labor, so today, eight to 12 hours of cooking, chatting or filming feels like a vacation. When I have a scheduled 'day off,' I spend several hours writing, then I clean until I crash from fatigue. I don't relax well." - Rachael Ray

"When I start getting embroiled in heated debates and feeling stressed, I just turn everything off and disconnect from the world. I simply tell my colleagues and friends that I am not well and need to cancel all meetings for a day or more. I take it easy - go for a long hike, take a vacation somewhere, or just stay at home and read." - Vivek Wadhwa

"I was practically born and raised at 20th Century Fox studio, started to work there selling papers when I was around seven years old, and every summer vacation from school I would work in a various department at the studio. So I was an old-timer when I was 15." - Richard D Zanuck

"I studied at UC Santa Cruz before going on to do a grad program at UCLA. Santa Cruz was like an awesome hippie summer camp. I got to take a vacation from reality and hang out on beaches and in forests." - Aaron Koblin

"You would think with me living in Los Angeles I would go to the beach all the time, but we don't. It's the same as visiting the Statue of Liberty. If you don't live in N.Y.C., it's the first stop on your family vacation, but if you live there, you only go if you have relatives visiting from out of town!" - Marissa Jaret Winokur

"I'm not sure whether Los Angeles borders on the ocean or on oblivion. I always feel that I'm two steps away from the other side when I'm out there. It's more like a vacation place or a place to visit than a place to hunker down." - Jeffrey Wright

"From 1970 onwards, our culture told both sexes that individual expression was paramount. And for women, that was defined as the right to choose an interesting a career, a high-status mate, the desirable handbag or vacation, the perfect family size, and a definitionally fruitless quest for 'perfection.'" - Naomi Wolf

"The depressed fall back exhausted from every undertaking." - Mason Cooley

"We are coming back just four years from today." - Frances Cleveland

"You'll get back to where you came from." - William Golding

"The stuff you bring back from dreams is free." - Neil Gaiman

"I will not give or back off from my path." - Phil Robertson

"Always borrow from a pessimist, he never expects anything back." - Anonymous



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