Hot Air Balloon Sayings and Quotes

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


A hot air balloon requires a great deal of fuel to keep it aloft, so that you can't fly it even for one day. A gas balloon, which usually uses helium, has the problem that the helium cools at night when the sun is not on it, and you have to throw ballast overboard to keep it from going to the surface.     

Steve Fossett

What light is to the eyes , what air is to the lungs, what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.     

Robert Green Ingersoll

Hot air balloons are terrific to shoot from, although they have become very expensive, as has most lodging and food in the Napa Valley.     

Peter Menzel

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

Alberto Santos Dumont

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.     

A. A. Milne

To propel a dirigible balloon through the air is like pushing a candle through a brick wall.     

Alberto Santos-Dumont

The man who goes up in a balloon does not feel as though he were ascending; he only sees the earth sinking deeper below him.     

Arthur Schopenhauer

She was afraid of heights, but she was much more afraid of never flying.     

Atticus

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.     

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.     

Evel Knievel

I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair.     

Evel Knievel

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.     

Georges Bernanos

Not all those who wander are lost.     

J. R. R. Tolkien

The soul, light as a feather, fluid as water, innocent as a child, responds to every moment of grace like a floating balloon.     

Jean-Pierre de Caussade

My dream date is a tall, dark, handsome, blue eyed man with a bubble butt who will whisk me away to Paris in a hot air balloon to wine me, dine me and.     

Karen McDougal

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

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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

Rhys Bowen

If you're embarking around the world in a hot-air balloon, don't forget the toilet paper.     

Richard Branson

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

The jet stream is a very strong force and pushing a balloon into it is like pushing up against a brick wall, but once we got into it, we found that, remarkably, the balloon went whatever speed the wind went.     

Sir Richard Branson

A man should have duties outside of himself; without them, he is a mere balloon, inflated with thin egotism and drifting nowhere.     

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

The weird thing about serious acting is I've always done impressions of people, all my life, and I did the thing called a balloon debate. The idea is there's a hot air balloon traveling across the Atlantic and it's going down and you have to give a speech as to why you should stay in the balloon.     

Tom Hiddleston

Let your dreams take flight.     

unknown

I knew when I met you, an adventure was going to happen.     

Winnie the Pooh