62+ Best Balloon Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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

Famous Balloon Quotes

All my life, I have loved balloons – all balloons – the heavy English sort, immense and round, that have to be pushed about, and the gay, light, gas-filled French ones that soar into the air the moment you let go of them. — Elizabeth Bibesco

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

Just as the England football manager starts with bells and flags and balloons and ends up reviled, so do prime ministers. Tony Blair – is there anyone more despised now? Gordon Brown – all right, nobody voted for him but, you know… just think of any of them. Margaret Thatcher. John Major. Steve McLaren. Fabio Capello. — Terry Wogan

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

So while I’ve been tied up with my balloons and my gliders, I’ve lost considerable ground in terms of maintaining longevity in sailing records, — Steve Fossett

When my life is stressful, my favorite game is called ‘Pop It,’ where you pop balloons and prizes fall out. It’s a five-minute game that focuses my mind and gives me extra attention when I’m stressed. — Jane McGonigal

I’ve just always been a fan of really fringy, outsider things, and I’ve always been a balloon in the wind, in terms of where that takes me. — Chris Bauer

I’ve been lucky to have survived balloon trips, boating trips, you know, a lot of rather foolish things in my life, so I was definitely born under a lucky star. — Richard Branson

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

If I were king of the world, babies born in airplanes, balloons and blimps would, instead of choosing to be German, Maldivian or American, all get special heavenly blue passports with a stork on the cover labeled ‘Sky Baby’ – and they’d be allowed to come and go anywhere they please. — Robert Krulwich

The platform underneath the balloon fell on her as she was trying to escape, she explained. She was crushed. I’d have been disappointed too. — Anthony Horowitz

They had balloons in the rafters, ready to go down after they won. To see their fans after that loss, it was pretty amazing. Of course, Oklahoma did the same thing to us last year on senior night. — Brad Buckman

Toward the end of February the weather is usually ideal. It’s a beautiful time as far as the winds go. One of the things that the public really enjoys is that each night there will be a balloon glow You can see all of the balloons in the distance from the carnival and from the church. — Frank Ferraro

The famous are balloons far up in the sky, to be envied for their quiet freedom or shot down as enemies. — Arthur Miller

Can we sit here and say once we get a second season under our belt we’re going to blow up some balloons and say we’ve got some big new conclusion? I don’t know. It may take two, three, four, five years, who knows? Until you see something different, you don’t know what you’re looking at. … There’s no urgency in terms of any immediate need to try and fix something that’s not broken, and is the best in sports. — Paul Tagliabue

I think the balloons should hang from the ceiling and drop down. — Jennifer Freeman

Balloon: Thing to take meteroric observations and commit suicide with. — Mark Twain

We’re an American Legion post, so we’re emphasizing the red, white and blue. But we’re also using lavender and silver balloons to acknowledge our connection with the community. — Mark Leno

I couldn’t pronounce Arnold Schwarzenegger, so I called him Balloon Belly. — Joe Gold

This is how your heart gets snagged, like a balloon on a barbed-wire fence, this is where pieces of you get torn away. — Pete Wentz

Sometimes, comics will make the observation that it’s not jokes that are funny, it’s characters that are funny. And isn’t that true! That’s why I always kill jokes. I’m terrible at them, because I get the joke right, but I can’t get the character right, and it just goes down like a lead balloon. — David Mitchell

The ceremony where they release the balloons was so touching, and we knew we wanted to have our own team. — Janie Rude

For this one, the real critical test was making a string strong enough. We made a cable that was stationed by the balloons at a mile high for 6 hours?it was rock solid. — Michael Laine

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

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

I remember as a child going around with Votes For Women balloons. I learnt early what it is to be snubbed for a good cause. — Katharine Hepburn

One time, when I was about eight, these guys started throwing water balloons at me. That really did ruin my summer. — Leon Bridges

It is downright dishonest to tell taxpayers that there will be deep, painful and meaningful cuts in spending and then deliver a budget that balloons state spending by almost $3 billion. — Tom Wilson

We each made two cards for him and let them go on balloons at his stone. He touched everyone’s life who knew him. — Andrea Vinyard

It balloons up a little bit, … There’s enough mobility to play. It’d be nice if you got to hit home runs and didn’t run the bases. — Brian Giles

When you see a hot-air balloon going by, you immediately turn and look in awe. No matter what you’re doing, you just want to look at them. Balloons have always been a great attraction. — Frank Ferraro

They could be gusty at times. I guess for the balloons it’s going to be not that nice. — Bob Stalker

Balloonists have an unsurpassed view of the scenery, but there is always the possibility that it may collide with them. — H. L. Mencken

Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon. — Walter Lippmann

He kind of looked like one of those balloons in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, — Al Groh

If I was Harper right now, I’d go right into Quebec and hold big rallies. Big balloons and marching bands and just feel-good stuff. — Allan Gregg

AT&T-SBC has been putting up trial balloons for the past six months, giving policy makers the opportunity to shoot darts at it. There has been real little opposition that has been voiced from the administration. — Andrew Lippman

From the original watchtower through the anchored balloon to the reconnaissance aircraft and remote sensing-satellites, one and the same function has been indefinitely repeated, the eye’s function being the function of a weapon. — Paul Virilio

When I am holding a water balloon, so many things look so unnecessarily dry. — Demetri Martin

It’s a balloon, not a bubble. Balloons inflate and deflate; bubbles burst. — David Wluka

So what are those balloons for? In case you fall off your hoverboard?’ — Tally to Peris — Scott Westerfeld

That’s it. Curtains. Off to the races. Treetops. Seashells and balloons. — Al McGuire

I was influenced by autobiographical writers like Henry Miller, and I had actually done some autobiographical prose. But I just thought that comics were like virgin territory. There was so much to be done. It excited me. I couldn’t draw very well. I could write scripts and storyboard style using stick figures and balloons and captions. — Harvey Pekar

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

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

Shortly before the clock strikes 12, everyone is invited onto the rink. We hand out noisemakers and at midnight, everyone yells, makes a lot of noise and we drop balloons onto the crowd. It’s a lot of fun for everyone. — Karen Fullmer

TCEQ is interested not only in characterizing the ozone above Houston, but also in finding out where that ozone ends up. To that end, they’ve given us extra money to launch about 15 percent of our balloons from sites that are 80-100 miles from the city. — Gary Morris

I’m a former skydiver, I jumped out of all kinds of things including a hot air balloon. Ironically, once I started skydiving, I felt nervous not having my rig on in case the plane went down because I wasn’t used to landing. — Carlos Alazraqui

Why is electricity so expensive these days? Why does it cost so much for something I can make with a balloon and my hair? — Dennis Miller

There’s something in a flying horse, There’s something in a huge balloon. — William Wordsworth

All the Districts come down and host different activities. We (First District) set up a balloon dart board and the kids break the balloons and win prizes. We even add a little money to some of the balloons. — Richard Seto

Another term for balloon is bad breath holder. — Demetri Martin

I was a mother who worked ridiculously hard to keep catastrophe at bay. I didn’t allow my kids to eat hamburgers for fear of E. coli. I didn’t allow them to play with rope, string, balloons – anything that might strangle them. They had to bite grapes in half, avoid lollipops, eat only when I could watch them. — Ann Hood

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

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

Each firm held its rope; one by one, they realized that no matter how strongly they pulled, the balloon would eventually lift them off their feet. — Michael Lewis

We want to have a relaxed atmosphere, so we will have music, and will offer our customers snacks and drinks when they enter the store. Folks won’t be able to miss our grand opening. We plan to hang banners, have balloons out front and have some live entertainment. — Katie King

Unfamiliar guests, excited children, strange decorations, noise from party poppers, fireworks or balloons and family disputes can often make the most settled animals ill at ease in their usually familiar surroundings. — Tim Miles

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

I absolutely get thrills from taking on these big guys and recognizing how, behind all their power, they are so empty. I just keep going at it. Each of these balloons does deflate. I’ve seen a lot of balloons get deflated in my life. — Vandana Shiva

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

‘Annie’ was a comic strip with an awful lot of information in it. It had more information in the balloons above the characters than practically any other comic strip that was around. The strip told tales instead of jokes. — Martin Charnin

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