balloons Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about balloons
“Balloons. There might be balloons.”
“But, luckily, he kept his wits and his purple crayon. He made a balloon and he grabbed on to it.”
“A little girl bought a balloon for her brother. George watched. He felt curious again. He felt he MUST have a bright red balloon.”
“And now King Babar and Queen Celeste, both eager for further adventures, set out on their honeymoon in a gorgeous yellow balloon.”
“You can go by balloon or broomstick. Or you can go by camel in a bureau drawer.”
“After all, Mr. Sneelock is one of my friends. He might even help out doing small odds and ends. Doing little odd jobs, he could be of some aid... such as selling balloons and the pink lemonade. I think five hundred gallons will be about right. And THEN, I’ll be ready for Opening Night!”
“Huff! Puff! So puffed up with anger that he inflated! Before he knew it, he was a hot air balloon!”
“And where, oh where did, did the puffed up cat float off to?”
By the end of this moving story, he has gotten rid of everything; he’s torn up the bus pass from the station where they met, blown the unused condoms into balloons and set them adrift from his balcony, and dropped the pot of lemon balm tea she gave him from the balcony, too.
“I wondered how good it would feel to have that smile directed at me, to be the cause of a smile like that- and suddenly, my new crush on Jesse Lerner grew into a massive, inflated balloon that was so strong it could have lifted the two of us up into the air if we’d grabbed on.”
“A few blocks south lay the Walnut Street Prison, where Blanchard had flown that remarkable balloon. From the prison’s courtyard it rose, a yellow silk bubble escaping earth. I vowed to do that one day, slip free of the ropes that held me. Nathaniel Benson had heard me say it, but did not laugh.”
″...a bug, a balloon, a bed, a bike. No shapes are ever quite alike.”
“When Ramona left the shoe store with her beautiful red boots, girls’ boots, in a box, which she carried herself, she was so filled with joy she set her balloon free just to watch it sail over the parking lot and up, up into the sky until it was a tiny red dot against the gray clouds.”
“As soon as they saw Dinah and Dorinda, they all shouted at once, ‘Balloons, balloons, balloons! Look at the big balloons!‘”
“When George’s Grandmamma was told That George had been as good as Gold, She Promised in the Afternoon To buy him an Immense BALLOON, And so she; but when it came, It got into the candle flame, And being of a dangerous sort Exploded with a loud report!”
“To be late for school and with a balloon- that was unheard of! Pascal was very worried.”
“People with dogs walk. People with packages take taxis. People with balloons leave them behind.”
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