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Quotations about Holidays

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Holidays are a time for rest, relaxation, and making memories with loved ones. We often spend months planning and preparing for our vacations, imagining the perfect getaway with picture-perfect moments that we'll treasure for years to come. However, all too often, the reality of our holiday experiences falls short of our expectations. From delayed flights to inclement weather, unexpected mishaps can quickly turn a dream vacation into a nightmare.

Even the best-laid plans can go awry, leaving us feeling frustrated, disappointed, and even angry. In this context, it's interesting to explore the concept of holiday expectation versus reality and how it can shape our experiences and emotions.

Here are some funny quotations that cover the joy and contentment as well as the unexpected twists and turns that inevitably come with holidaying and travel.

quotations about holidays

"Life is too short for second-rate hotels." Herbert Beerbohm Tree (English actor-manager, 1852-1917)

"Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings, not your carbs." Anon

Basil: "May I ask what you were hoping to see out of a Torquay bedroom window? Sydney Opera House, perhaps? The Hanging Gardens of Babylon? Herds of wildebeeste sweeping majestically..." John Cleese (comedian and actor, 1939-) and Connie Booth (actor, 1944-)

"Twenty-four-hour room service generally refers to the length of time that it takes for the *club sandwich*taxi*internet password* to arrive." Fran Lebowitz (American writer, 1946-)

"The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life." George Bernard Shaw (Irish dramatist, 1856-1950)

"I'm on vacation, and yet I'm still checking my email. I'm like a prisoner who's been granted furlough but still wears his ankle bracelet." Stephen Colbert (American comedian, 1964-)

"Vacation is the only time when you can take a nap at 2pm and nobody will judge you." Anon

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"I love going on vacation, but I always forget something important, like my toothbrush or my passport. It's like my brain goes on vacation before I do." Anon

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

"I'm on vacation, but my Instagram feed is working overtime. If I don't post a picture of my cocktail, did it really happen?" Anon

"I'm on vacation, but my brain keeps reminding me of all the work I have to do when I get back. Thanks, brain." Anon

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"I love going on vacation, but the return trip is always the worst. It's like the universe doesn't want you to be relaxed and happy." Anon

I love going on vacation, but it always makes me realize how much I miss my bed. It's like we're *in a long-distance relationship.*related.*pining for each other.* Anon

"I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up. They have no holidays." Henny Youngman (American comedian, 1906-98)

Santa Claus has the right idea: *visit people only*drink sherry*eat carrots* once a year. Victor Borge (Danish-American comedian, 1909-2000)

"I'm dreaming of a White Christmas. But if the White runs out, I'll drink the Red." Anon

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"I love Halloween. It's the only night of the year I can wear a *wedding dress*hockey mask*leg warmers* without looking desperate." Anon

"Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often." Johnny Carson (American broadcaster and comedian, 1925-2005)

"I hate Valentine's Day. I think the best way to celebrate it is to hang out with your single friends, drink wine, and commiserate." Chelsea Handler (American comedienne and writer, 1975-)

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