Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes: Vacation

I just came off of a 4-day weekend and summer vacation is ending for many students this week - so this installment of Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes is all about vacation! Enjoy (and then go back to work)! ;)

“Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.” 
― Charlaine Harris

“[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, Angle of Repose

“Americans have an inability to relax into sheer pleasure.Ours is an entertainment seeking-nation, but not necessarily a pleasure-seeking one....This is the cause of that great sad American stereotype- the overstressed executive who goes on vacation, but who cannot relax.” 
― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

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

“No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.” 
― Elbert Hubbard

“Reading... a vacation for the mind....” 
― Dave Barry

“So why don't you go home for vacations?' I asked her.
I'm just scared of ghosts, Pudge. And home is full of them.” 
― John Green, Looking for Alaska

“Maybe that's the best part of going away for a vacation-coming home again.” 
― Madeleine L'Engle, Meet the Austins


  1. Sometimes we need a vacation to remember how it feels to come home again. Wonderful quotes. (Hugs)Indigo

    1. Love that! And glad you enjoyed them!

    2. Love that! And glad you enjoyed them!

    3. Love that! And glad you enjoyed them!