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

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

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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"Most people spend more time planning a one-week vacation than they spend planning their life." - Michael Hyatt

"There is no vacation for a writer! Every moment of his life is work!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I'm a big believer in living life as an extended working vacation." - Victoria Moran

"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

"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

"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

"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

"A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing." - Eugene Ionesco

"I'm having a vacation, and it's so beautiful, and maybe I'll never get another film idea in my life." - Lars Von Trier

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

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

"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

"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

"I think of how most people only get three weeks of vacation a year. And that, for me, seems like it would be really hard. My life feels like a vacation." - Julia Mancuso

"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

"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

"Being alive is so extraordinary I do' know why people limit it to riches, pride, security-all of those things life is built on. People miss so much because they want money and comfort and pride, a house and a job to pay for the house. And they have to get a car. You ca' see anything from a car. It's moving too fast. People take vacations. That's their reward-the vacation. Why not the life?" - Jack Gilbert

"Being alive is so extraordinary I don't know why people limit it to riches, pride, security-all of those things life is built on. People miss so much because they want money and comfort and pride, a house and a job to pay for the house. And they have to get a car. You can't see anything from a car. It's moving too fast. People take vacations. That's their reward-the vacation. Why not the life?" - Jack Gilbert

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

"I think the best vacation is the one that relieves me of my own life for a while and then makes me long for it again." - Ann Patchett

"Reading-not occasionally, not only on vacation but everyday-gives me nourishment and enlarges my life in mysterious and essential ways." - Mona Simpson

"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

"After visiting several of America's most fashionable playgrounds, I have reached the conclusion that men who work hard enjoy life most. The men at such places can be divided into two classes, first, busy men of affairs ... and, second, rich loafers. I was impressed by the obvious enjoyment corporation heads and other important executives were deriving from their vacation activities.... The idle rich fellows, on the other hand, although indulging in exactly the same activities, palpably were bored." - B C Forbes

"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

"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

"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

"...just like some people's instinct to photograph is triggered by vacation... assignments might be that to me and that's why I've built my life around assignments. That was the way to live the photographic life." - Sam Abell

"I sold a bunch of stuff. I sold Omaha Steaks, vacation packages... the worst, though, was Time Life Books, because no one wants Time Life Books. No one wants an 'Encyclopedia Brittanica' showing up at their house." - Adam Devine

"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

"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

"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

"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

"If you are a Jewish Israeli, you go to Gaza, you get the villa of your life, the villa which you did not dream of ever getting in Israel, a beautiful two-story villa with green meadows and so on, practically for nothing. Then you put up hothouses of tomatoes or flowers; you take the very Arabs from whom you grabbed this land and employ them as laborers in your hothouses. Israeli law does not apply in Gaza: There is no minimum wage, no annual vacation, no compensation for dismissal - so you get the work very, very cheap. It is a wonderful setup economically." - Uri Avnery

"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

"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

"Fulfilling your vision for the best year of your life requires thought and introspection. It is not much different than planning an awesome vacation. It takes time, discussion, planning, decision making, and an array of other skills." - Debbie Ford

"You feel like half of your life is a vacation when you go to these Barcelona music festivals and have all day to sound check or go to the pool." - Hamilton Leithauser

"Babies don't need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach... it pisses me off! I'll go over to a little baby and say 'What are you doing here? You haven't worked a day in your life!" - Steven Wright

"The man who is so run down that he needs a vacation can never adjust or reform himself in two weeks. What he really needs is to re-transform his life." - Elbert Hubbard

"I want to be a writer you can always depend on for a good read during your vacation, during your flight, during a time in your life when you want to forget the world around you." - Jeff Abbott

"Babies don't need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach... it pisses me off! I'll go over to a little baby and say 'What are you doing here? You haven't worked a day in your life!'" - Steven Wright

"My life is scattered and busy. I think of my home as a resort. When I step through the door, I feel relaxed. I almost feel like I've taken a vacation." - Chip Conley

"My interests are guitars, cars, and vacation. I've been playing guitar all my life. My dad was a professional guitarist, but I'm terrible, which lets me off the hook, so I just play for myself." - Josh Hartnett

"Cliffhanger' got me in the best shape of my life, working at 10,000 feet up in the mountains. And everybody was great. I lived in Italy for seven months doing that movie. It was a great vacation." - Michael Rooker

"'Cliffhanger' got me in the best shape of my life, working at 10,000 feet up in the mountains. And everybody was great. I lived in Italy for seven months doing that movie. It was a great vacation." - Michael Rooker

"I used to work out on an island called Martha's Vineyard. I ran a pizza oven, I caddied, I worked on a fishing boat, and life is very easy out there. It's a vacation lifestyle all the time." - Austin Stowell

"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

"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

"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

"Life comes only from life." - Louis Pasteur

"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

"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

"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

"Sadly, I have met very few people who have a plan for their life. Most are passive spectators, watching their lives unfold, one day at a time. They are reactive rather than proactive. They may plan their careers, the building of a new home, or even a vacation. But it never occurs to them to plan their life." - Michael Hyatt

"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 was always looking to be entertained. We lead such full lives and a lot of us don't lead very pleasant lives and don't like what we do... My dad worked his whole life as a salesman and that wasn't what he really wanted to do. He looked forward to two weeks vacation every year and he used to say to me, 'Whatever you do, make sure you do something you really like so you don't just have your vacation to look forward to.' And I love movies." - Jerry Bruckheimer

"Retire from work, but not from life." - M.K. Soni

"I work even when I am on vacation. You know that line by Stephane Mallarme, "All earthly existence must ultimately be contained in a book"? I am the kind of person who finds life interesting only if it is translated into writing, if it is parsed into words." - Bernard-Henri Levy

"People want to leave their homes but they can't go on vacation as much as they used to. So, getting out of the house and seeing a good movie helps them to alleviate some of the pain that's going on in their life." - Jerry Bruckheimer

"I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun. I put them on and went out of the room." - Raymond Chandler

"If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days." - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

"I've loved singing since forever. Whether it was with my sisters while cleaning the kitchen, putting shows on for my stuffed animals, writing songs about my stuffed animals, starting an a capella group with my cousins while on vacation, or awkwardly singing along to karaoke tracks alone in my bedroom - singing always found a way into my life." - Kina Grannis

"When I made 'Who Needs Pictures,' my first album, I had been west of the Mississippi River one time in my life, and that was in fourth grade. We traveled to California for vacation and stayed with some friends of my parents. It was culture shock, and it was different." - Brad Paisley

"I'm not married, and I don't have any kids, so sometimes I envy that end of things when I see a family vacation or people at the beach with their kids or at sporting events with their kids; you wonder, 'Is that a part of your life that you want to go into?'" - Kevin Connolly

"I think that this industry in particular is so fast-paced that you keep saying, 'I'll take vacation later.' Sometimes later never comes. I'm definitely leading a much slower life now that I'm not working every single day on a television series." - Sarah Michelle Gellar

"Since traveling is such a big part of my life when I am working, I like to vacation relatively close to home. Florida is a great place for me to go and relax. It's so close, which is perfect because it's the minimal travel time." - Hilary Rhoda

"When I was 12 years old, I went to Natchitoches, La.; it was summer vacation with my family. We visited a plantation, Melrose. And I met an Afro-American woman who was a painter. I already had some idea of what I wanted to do in life, and one of the things that interested me was painting." - Robert Wilson

"[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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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 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

"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

"Fame separates you from life." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh



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