Humanities › Literature 15 Funny Quotes to Help You Survive the Holidays With Kids Share Flipboard Email Print Hero Images/Getty Images Literature Quotations Quotations For Holidays Funny Quotes Love Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated December 12, 2019 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.