quote by Erma Bombeck

Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone?

— Erma Bombeck

Memorable Luggage quotations

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.

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Of course, we should all be aware of what we're packing in our carry-on luggage - anything that might be considered dangerous could be confiscated at a security checkpoint.

I've learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.

Don't let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently.


When [Erwin Schrödinger] went to the Solvay conferences in Brussels, he would walk from the station to the hotel where the delegates stayed, carrying all his luggage in a rucksack and looking so like a tramp that it needed a great deal of argument at the reception desk before he could claim a room.

I was in the show for 21 days once-the 21 greatest days of my life.

You know, you never handle your luggage in the show, somebody else carries your bags. It was great. You hit white balls for batting practice, the ballparks are like cathedrals, the hotels all have room service, and the women all have long legs and brains.

If anybody here has trouble with the concept of design humility, reflect on this: It took us 5,000 years to put wheels on our luggage.

Why should we... constantly worry ourselves... as to what should be done and how, and what should not be done and how not? We know that the train carries all loads, so after getting on it why should we carry our small luggage on our head to our discomfort, instead of putting it down in the train and feeling at ease?

Amelia Earhart, who said, Stop looking for me; see if you can find my luggage! Never got a dinner!


I love flying. I've been to almost as many places as my luggage.

How subtle is the relationship between the traveler and his luggage! He knows, as no one else knows, its idiosyncrasies, its contents ... and always some small nuisance which he wishes he had not brought; had known, indeed, before starting that he would regret it, but brought it all the same.

Orville Wright said to his brother, "Wilbur, you were only in the air for 12 seconds. How could my luggage be in Cleveland?"

If you were in a bad relationship and you meet someone new, you're going to leave with your luggage. The next person is going to have to endure things that someone else causes.

Emotional luggage nothing of it, I don't check bags, I just carry on, leave that bullshit in the past


And do I look like the kind of man that can be intimidated?" barked Uncle Vernon. "Well..." said Moody, pushing back his bowler hat to reveal his sinisterly revolving eye. Uncle Vernon lept backward in horror and collided painfully with a luggage trolley. "Yes, I'd have to say you do, Dursley.

The Concorde is great. It gives you three extra hours to find your luggage.

Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.

You learn to put your emotional luggage where it will do some good, instead of using it to shit on other people, or blow up aeroplanes.

It's always a happy day when YYZ appears on our luggage tags.


Lost luggage is just an opportunity to start afresh.

Memories are who we are. In the end, that's all the luggage you take with you. Love and Memories are what last.

Talk about meeting your soul mate ... I truly feel I have been given that gift. And believe me, I wasn't some lightweight package. I'm, like, the package that didn't just come with luggage - I had trunks.

Travelling so much, sometimes my luggage goes astray.

But I can get the right stuff sent to me overnight by a special shipper. No big deal.

I travel without barely any luggage. Just a second set of underwear and binoculars and a map and a toothbrush.


Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it.

US Airways made an $8 billion bid for Delta, including $4 billion in cash and $4 billion in lost luggage.

I personally go to the airport looking like a homeless person, because I think people will leave me alone. But I dress myself with my luggage - all my luggage matches.

I would rather have a big burden and a strong back, than a weak back and a caddy to carry life's luggage.

The thing I miss about Air Force One is they don't lose my luggage.


The Prime Minister has an absolute genius for putting flamboyant labels on empty luggage.

Everybody sooner or later has to drop the luggage and the baggage of illusions.

In my hand luggage I always have my camera, iPod, make-up bag, tooth brush, cleansing products, clean underwear, socks and a change of clothes in case anything goes missing at the other end - and of course my passport.

You'll never see the president carry his own luggage, and why? Because even though we know he has luggage, it would reduce his stature if he was too much like us. We need to think of our leaders as being above us, even though they must still relate to us.

After my stroke I put down much of the luggage of my life.

I didn't have to prove anything anymore - in business, in my personal life or whatever. And now, as I work on my autobiography, I enjoy looking back, seeing the connections, the causes and effects of my life.