Air Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old air quotes, air sayings, and air proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The air of summer was sweeter than wine.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The air of ideas is the only air worth breathing.     

Edith Wharton

The air is the only place free from prejudice.     

Bessie Coleman

Air, an undervalued necessity, that earns your gratitude when you inhale it for the last time.     

Shaun Neil King

Air and manners are more expressive than words.     

Samuel Richardson

Every breath of air we take is coming from the ocean.     

Jean-Michel Cousteau

The air of one's native country is the most healthy air.     

Anton Chekhov

Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies.     


To keep the air fresh among words is the secret of verbal cleanliness.     

Dejan Stojanovic

The water is clearer than the air, and the air is the air that angels breathe.     

Mark Twain

The air has finally gotten to the place that we can breathe it together.     

Septima Poinsette Clark

The air we see in the paintings of the old masters is never the air we breathe.     

Edgar Degas

The air is crowded with birds – beautiful, tender, intelligent birds – to whom life is a song.     

George Henry Lewes

Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy.... aerial joy is freedom.     

Gaston Bachelard

This air we breathe is precious, and the glaciers helped me understand that and stay focused on that.     

James Balog

Air is beautiful, yet you cannot see it. It's soft, yet you cannot touch it. Air is a little like my brain.     

Jean-Claude Van Damme

Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The very air in which you live is an inspiration.     

William Henry

Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open.     

Harper Lee

The air is all softness.     

John Keats

Compressed air can provide limitless amounts of clean energy using technology we have had for hundreds of years.     

Bill Mollison