15 Funny Quotes to Help You Survive the Holidays With Kids

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Holiday vacations hold a special meaning for all of us. Some think of parties, a Bahamas cruise, or visiting grandma. But what if holidays spell "kids-at-home-running-riot?" Erma Bombeck said, "Being a child at home alone is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you." Here are more funny quotes about holiday vacations.

Erma Bombeck: No self-respecting mother would run out of intimidations on the eve of a major holiday.

George Carlin: Marry an orphan: you'll never have to spend boring holidays with the in-laws.

Alice Cooper: The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.

Roger Bannister: Our concept of a family holiday was going to a guest house in the Lake District or Wales where walking was part of the holiday.

Kylie Minogue: I have had a holiday, and I'd like to take it up professionally.

Frank Tyger: When you like your work every day is a holiday.

George Bernard Shaw: A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.

Sam Ewing: Vacation: Two weeks on the sunny sands - and the rest of the year on the financial rocks.

George Carlin: The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.

Philip Andrew: To many people, holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.

Earl Wilson: A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you've been taking.

Elbert Hubbard: No man needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one.

Kenneth Grahame: After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.

Dave Barry: The best time to go (to Disney World), if you want to avoid huge crowds, is 1962.

Raymond Duncan: A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.