Fresh Air Quotes : Air Sayings In Life

These air quotes will inspire you. Air is the invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixture mainly of oxygen and nitrogen or expose (a room) to the open air in order to ventilate it.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging air quotes, air sayings, and air proverbs.

Best Air Quotes

  1. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “He lives most life whoever breathes most air.” ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  3. “Everyone breathes in air, but it’s a wise person who knows when to use that air to speak and when to exhale in silence.” ~ Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  4. “I love the feeling of the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair.” ~ Evel Knievel

  5. “Listen! the wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!” ~ Humbert Wolfe
  6. “In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October when the trees are bare to the mild heavens, and the red leaves bestrew the road, and you can feel the breath of winter, morning and evening – no days so calm, so tenderly solemn, and with such a reverent meekness in the air.” ~ Alexander Smith
  7. “The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn’t it be?–it is the same the angels breathe.” ~ Mark Twain
  8. “Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.” ~ Erich Fromm

  9. “Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  10. “In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money… and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams.” ~ Laura Miller , Fresh air quotes
  11. “She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.” ~ Holly Black
  12. “Drum sound rises on the air, its throb, my heart. A voice inside the beat says, “I know you’re tired, but come. This is the way.” ~ Rumi

  13. “Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” ~ Henry Rollins
  14. “The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.” ~ Winston Churchill
  15. “I durst not laugh for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.” ~ William Shakespeare
  16. “Fish cannot drown in water. Birds cannot sink in air. This has God given to all creatures, to foster and seek their own nature. How then can I withstand mine?” ~ Mechthild of Magdeburg

  17. “Books are the air I breathe, so I don’t notice the seasons.” ~ Emma Donoghue
  18. “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.” ~ Lucy Maud Montgomery
  19. “Look, words are like the air: they belong to everybody. Words are not the problem; it’s the tone, the context, where those words are aimed, and in whose company they are uttered. Of course, murderers and victims use the same words, but I never read the words utopia, or beauty, or tenderness in police descriptions. Do you know that the Argentinean dictatorship burnt The Little Prince? And I think they were right to do so, not because I do not love The Little Prince , but because the book is so full of tenderness that it would harm any dictatorship.” ~ Juan Gelman
  20. “Holyfield is nothing but class, and I think he’s a breath of fresh air for the sport.” ~ Sugar Ray Leonard

  21. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  22. “Basic research is like shooting an arrow in the air and, where it lands, painting a target.” ~ Homer Burton Adkins
  23. “It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it.” ~ Maya Angelou
  24. “Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.” ~ Stewart Udall

  25. “Madness and greatness are two sides of the same coin. Every time a new Targaryen is born, the gods toss the coin in the air and the world holds its breath to see how it will land.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  26. “Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.” ~ Langston Hughes
  27. “You can’t write a song out of thin air you have to feel and know what you are writing about.” ~ Irving Berlin
  28. “Air power alone does not guarantee America’s security, but I believe it best exploits the nation’s greatest asset – our technical skill.” ~ Hoyt Vandenberg

  29. “She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.” ~ Annie Dillard
  30. “As birds’ wings beat the solid air without which none could fly so words freed by the imagination affirm reality by their flight.” ~ William Carlos Williams
  31. “It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  32. “The air is the only place free from prejudices.” ~ Bessie Coleman

  33. “Any great art work … revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world – the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.” ~ Leonard Bernstein
  34. “Writers build castles in the air, the reader lives inside, and the publisher inns the rent.” ~ Maxim Gorky
  35. “The law says if you poison the water, you’ll die. The law says that if you poison the air, you’ll suffer. The law says if you degrade where you live, you’ll suffer… If you don’t learn that, you can only suffer. There’s no discussion with this law.” ~ Oren Lyons
  36. “Liberty is to faction what air is to fire.” ~ James Madison

  37. “Live in each season as it passes: breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  38. “We’ve got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?” ~ Lee Iacocca
  39. “Flight by machines heavier than air is unpractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible.” ~ Simon Newcomb
  40. “You know when you watch old movies, it’s always the small parts you remember, the character actors who come in like a breath of fresh air.” ~ Amy Sedaris

  41. “Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.” ~ Frank Zappa
  42. “Salad bars are like a restaurant’s lungs. They soak up the impurities and bacteria in the environment, leaving you with much cleaner air to enjoy.” ~ Douglas Coupland
  43. “All the things that most people hate about traveling — the recycled air, the artificial lighting, the digital juice dispensers, the cheap sushi — are warm reminders that I’m home.” ~ Ryan Bingham
  44. “A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.” ~ Frank Zappa

  45. “We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  46. “In Mexico an air conditioner is called a politician because it makes a lot of noise but doesn’t work very well.” ~ Len Deighton
  47. “…trees to cool the towns in the boiling summer, trees to hold back the winter winds. There were so many things a tree could do: add color, provide shade, drop fruit, or become a children’s playground, a whole sky universe to climb and hang from; an architecture of food and pleasure, that was a tree. But most of all the trees would distill an icy air for the lungs, and a gentle rustling for the ear when you lay nights in your snowy bed and were gentled to sleep by the sound.” ~ Ray Bradbury
  48. “Music to me is the air I breathe it’s the blood that pumps through my veins that keeps me alive” ~ Billie Joe Armstrong

  49. “Everywhere was singing, all over the house was singing, and outside the house was alive with singing, and the very air was song.” ~ Richard Llewellyn
  50. “Critics play a dangerous game when they denounce the science and law EPA has used to defend clean air for more than 40 years. The American people know better.” ~ Gina McCarthy
  51. “I have always felt compassion for the planet. Sometime I just start to get emotional. I cry because I can almost feel the pain in the air. I put it in words and in song and in dance I think that is what artistry is.” ~ Michael Jackson
  52. “People need meaning as much as they need air. Lucky for us, we can give meaning to each other for free. Just by being alive.” ~ Daniel H. Wilson

  53. “I had volunteered for the Air Force and was an enthusiastic bombardier. While dropping bombs on Europe, I generally didn’t understand what I was doing.” ~ Howard Zinn
  54. “I did not feel proud of our country, seeing that we were bombing peasant villages, that we were not just hitting military targets, that children were being killed. We were terrorizing the North Vietnamese with our enormous Air Force. They had no Air Force at all. They were a little pitiful country and we were terrorizing them with our bombs. And no, I did not feel proud at all.” ~ Howard Zinn
  55. “I did not know much history when I became a bombardier in the U.S. Air Force in World War II. Only after the War did I see that we, like the Nazis, had committed atrocities… Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Dresden, my own bombing missions. And when I studied history after the War, I learned from reading on my own, not from my university classes, about the history of U.S. expansion and imperialism.” ~ Howard Zinn
  56. “The kingdom of God is not going to arrive on Air Force One.” ~ Cal Thomas

  57. “But there is no such man; for, brother, men
    Can counsel and speak comfort to that grief
    Which they themselves not feel; but, tasting it,
    Their counsel turns to passion, which before
    Would give preceptial medicine to rage,
    Fetter strong madness in a silken thread,
    Charm ache with air and agony with words.” ~ William Shakespeare
  58. “Sometimes the road was only a lane, with thick Hawthorne hedges, and the green elms overhung it on either side so that when you looked up there was only a strip of blue sky between. And as you rode along in the warm, keen air you had a sensation that the world was standing still and life would last forever. Although you were pedaling with such energy you had a delicious feeling of laziness.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  59. “Faced with an exciting question, science tended to provide the dullest possible answer. Ions might charge the air but they fell flat when it came to charging the imagination – my imagination, anyway.” ~ David Sedaris
  60. “I find a great deal of comfort and care in my faith and prayer. I’d sooner do without air than prayer.” ~ Mary Karr

  61. “Countless candles dribbled with hot wax, and their flames, like little flags, fluttered in the unchartered currents of air. Thousands of lamps, naked, or shuttered behind colored glass, burned with their glows of purple, amber, grass-green, blue, blood red and even grey. The walls of Gormenghast were like the walls of paradise or like the walls of an inferno. The colors were devilish or angelical according to the color of the mind that watched them. They swam those walls, with the hues of hell, with the tints of Zion. The breasts of the plumaged seraphim; the scales of Satan.” ~ Mervyn Peake
  62. “Long distance is the next best thing to being there. But a dove in love would rather reach out and touch someone. Spring is in the air and all lines are busy with local calls as the wooing and cooing commences.” ~ Charley Harper
  63. “Women’s clutches are too small. I open my purse, and with some hydraulic force, a tampon shoots 12 feet into the air.” ~ Kelly Ripa

  64. “I did something rather innovative that my competitors didn’t like: I took out a full-page advertisement in the Yellow Pages that listed an office on the east side of Cincinnati, and another office on the west side, while every other heating/air-conditioning company had only one location and one phone number. I was the citywide company. In fact, our ‘westside office’ was just an answering service taking telephone message. From the start we appeared to be a big company.” ~ Kevin Harrington
  65. “It isn’t that I dislike artists, but I can’t stand anyone who puts on those ponderous airs of a man of character.” ~ Osamu Dazai

Air is the mixture of gases that surrounds the earth and that we breathe.

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