71+ Best Balloon Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational balloon quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Balloon Quotes

There is a savor of life and immortality in the substantial fare. Like balloons, we are nothing till filled. Herman Melville

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon. A. A. Milne

But the true voyagers are only those who leave. Just to be leaving; hearts light, like balloons. Charles Baudelaire

Life is like a balloon; you must put something into it to get the best possible results. William Cranch Bond

We’re out of control on this loony balloon, barely missing the other planets and stars. Ray Davies

The balloons only have one life and the only way of finding out whether they work is to attempt to fly around the world. Richard Branson

I think it’s possible for two people to change together, to grow together and enrich instead of diminishing each other. The sum of one and one, if they’re the right ones, can be infinity! Richard Bach

There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this. Terry Pratchett

Life is like a balloon; you must put something into it to get the best possible results. William Cranch Bond

Imagination is to love what gas is to the balloon that which raises it from earth. Letitia Elizabeth Landon

My definition of a philosopher is of a man up in a balloon, with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down. Louisa May Alcott

Sometimes I feel like I’m seeing it all at once and it’s too much. My heart fills up like a balloon that’s about to burst. Alan Ball

If you’re not filled back up quickly, you might collapse like a birthday balloon. I guess that’s why acting is so addictive. Matthew Jacobs

There is a savor of life and immortality in substantial fare. Like balloons, we are nothing till filled. Herman Melville

Morality only is eternal. All the rest is balloon and bubble from the cradle to the grave. David McCullough

The soul, light as a feather, fluid as water, innocent as a child, responds to every movement of grace like a floating balloon. Jean Pierre de Caussade

I’m just trying to keep the balloon in the air. It rarely turns into anything combative. Stephen Colbert

The balloon seems to stand still in the air while the earth flies past underneath. Alberto Santos-Dumont

If you dream sometimes that this life is just a balloon that if you wanted to you could pop, but you never would because you’d never want it to stop. Andrea Gibson

The problem with my balloon collection is that people always think there’s a party. Settle down. It’s not a party. It’s just balloons. Demetri Martin

But so often a person drags the other down; one person wants to go up like a balloon and the other’s dead weight. I’ve always wondered what it would be like if both people if a woman and a man both wanted to go up like balloons! Richard Bach

It’s so graceful to be blown by the wind, to go where the wind takes you. Just drifting over beautiful rivers in a balloon is perfect. Richard Branson

Everyone will think it’s stupid! Everyone says it’s impossible. Guess what? Everyone works in the balloon factory and everyone is wrong. Seth Godin

Whatever makes your balloon red, Swopes. Darynda Jones

It’s so graceful to be blown by the wind, to go where the wind takes you. Just drifting over beautiful rivers in a balloon is perfect. Richard Branson

Our soulmate is someone who shares our deepest longings, our sense of direction. When we’re two balloons, and together our direction is up, chances are we’ve found the right person. Our soulmate is the one who makes life come to life. Richard Bach

We buy balloons, we let them go. Bret Easton Ellis

Compliments are the helium that fills everyone’s balloon; they elevate the person receiving them so he or she can fly over life’s troubles and land safely on the other side. Bernie Siegel

When one steals a flying balloon and animates it to fly over Paris, one should, ideally, have some idea how said balloon normally works. Cassandra Clare

What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins. Gene Fowler

Imagination is to love what gas is to the balloon that which raises it from the earth. Letitia Elizabeth Landon

We should all have personal hot air balloons and drift serenely through the clouds. Rhys Bowen

Imagination is like a lofty building reared to meet the sky; whereas fancy is a balloon that soars at the wind’s will. Gelett Burgess

My sense of romance stretches a little further than a barrage balloon. Ian Kelsey

The Moon’s a Balloon. David Niven

Imagination is like a lofty building reared to meet the sky; whereas fancy is a balloon that soars at the wind’s will. Gelett Burgess

Science is like a flashlight in the hands of people living in a huge balloon. They can illuminate anything in the balloon, but cannot shine it outside the balloon to see where it is floating or if it is floating at all. Huston Smith

You lose your anonymity just like a helium balloon with a string. Therefore people are going to have their own opinion and they’re going to write in whatever clever manner they desire. Kim Basinger

Poetry is a theorem of a yellow silk handkerchief knotted with riddles, sealed in a balloon tied to the tail of a kite flying in a white wind against a blue sky in spring. Carl Sandburg

An inflated balloon impressive to look at but hollow at the core and easily punctured. Dianne Feinstein

Half the art of ballooning is to make your crashes so gentle that you can fool yourself into calling them landings. Richard Branson

God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas. Henry Ward Beecher

The soul, light as a feather, fluid as water, innocent as a child, responds to every movement of grace like a floating balloon. Jean Pierre de Caussade

The problem with my balloon collection is that people always think there’s a party. Settle down. It’s not a party. It’s just, balloons. Demetri Martin

We have the illusion of freedom only because so few ever try to exercise it. Try it sometime. Try to save your home from the highway crowd, or to work a trade without the approval of the goons, or to open a little business without a permit, or to grow a crop without a quota, or to educate your child the way you want to, or to not have a child. We all have the freedom of a balloon floating in a pin factory. Karl Hess

I used to get a shiver if I thought about holding balloons because I was scared of floating away. Fiona Apple

Then I became a mother and it just fills every space, that isn’t filled with something else important. It’s just like this incredible balloon that blows up and fills life up. Thandie Newton

We should all have personal hot air balloons and drift serenely through the clouds. Rhys Bowen

My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids’ parties. Gary Busey

Throwing water balloons wakes you up! Kevin Jonas

Did I miss? you asked. You didn’t exactly miss, said Pooh, But you missed the balloon I’m so sorry, you said, and you fired again, and this time you hit the balloon and the air came slowly out, and Winnie the Pooh floated down to the ground. A. A. Milne

Winny and I lived in a house that ran on static electricity.  If you wanted to run the blender, you had to rub balloons on your head.  If you wanted to cook, you had to pull off a sweater real quick. Steven Wright

Half the art of ballooning is to make your crashes so gentle that you can fool yourself into calling them landings. Richard Branson

Another term for balloon is bad breath holder. Demetri Martin

Every so often you have to increase your profile so you can let it lower again, like a balloon. Robyn Hitchcock

When I was little my balloon burst as we were walking home. Mum bent down, picked the flaccid piece of rubber off the pavement, stretched it tight across her lips, and twisted it as she sucked in her breath. Then she tied the old piece of string tightly around the little piece of rubber dangling from her lips and pulled a miniature balloon out of her mouth. She said the balloon had had a baby, it was a baby balloon. A baby balloon. Viv Albertine

We are really on track for a soft landing. There are no balloons popping. David Lereah

The balloon seems to stand still in the air while the earth flies past underneath. Alberto Santos Dumont

What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins. Gene Fowler

I write scripts in storyboard fashion using stick figures, and thought balloons and word balloons and captions. Then I’ll write descriptions of what scenes should look like and turn it over to the artist. Harvey Pekar

She would stay on the road and in hiding, a balloon floating through the sky, eating up hundreds of miles a day with a help of the perpetual tailwind. John Green

All the wild world is beautiful, and it matters but little where we go, to highlands or lowlands, woods or plains, on the sea or land or down among the crystals of waves or high in a balloon in the sky; through all the climates, hot or cold, storms and calms, everywhere and always we are in God’s eternal beauty and love. So universally true is this, the spot where we chance to be always seems the best. John Muir

Be the sunshine, and lift everyone up like a hot air balloon. Marisa Casciano

So let’s spend the afternoon in a cold hot air balloon. Owl City

It may merely be apocryphal that when the Wizard saw the glass bottle he gasped, and clutched his heart. The story is told in so many ways, depending on who is doing the telling, and what needs to be heard at the time. It is a matter of history, however, that shortly thereafter, the Wizard absconded from the Palace. He left in the way he had first arrived a hot air balloon just a few hours before seditious ministers were to lead a Palace revolt and to hold an execution without trial. Gregory Maguire

I wanted to write you a story about magic I wanted balloons lifting you into the sky. It turned out to be nothing but sadness, war, heartbreak. You never saw it, but there’s a garden inside me. Shane Jones

When the air balloon was first discovered, some one flippantly asked Dr. Franklin what was the use of it. The doctor answered this question by asking another What is the use of a new born infant? It may become a man. Charles Caleb Colton

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon. A. A. Milne

I think it’s a trial balloon to see what happens, and I’m not impressed with it. Jim McDermott

Compliments are the helium that fills everyone’s balloon; they elevate the person receiving them so he or she can fly over life’s troubles and land safely on the other side. Bernie Siegel

I hope you enjoy reading this collection of balloon quotes. Let me know which one you like most.

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