Twenty-two (22) Air Conditioning Quotations

Apr 6, 2023


This appears to be the largest depository of quotes with the author attributed on air conditioning. There are lots of quotes online about AC, heating, ventilation, HVAC, centralized air. However, the authors appear to be lost but quoted on social media without naming the source. If you know of a new one, let us know.

  1. “Air conditioning is a modern blessing, but we need to use it wisely. We must not let it become a curse of our own making.” – William J. Clinton
  2. “Air conditioning is the greatest invention of the 20th century.” – Willis Carrier
  3. “Air conditioning is a marvelous convenience, but it is not essential to the proper performance of the human body.” – Dr. Thomas Parran Jr.
  4. “Air conditioning was a turning point in the history of the American South. It transformed the economy, reshaped the population, and changed the culture.” – James C. Cobb
  5. “Air conditioning is a marvelous convenience, but it is not essential to the continuation of human life.” – Robert Mugabe
  6. “Air conditioning is a powerful tool for our comfort and wellbeing, but we must use it responsibly to protect our environment.” – Gina McCarthy
  7. “Air conditioning is a wonderful thing, but it’s not a substitute for good design.” – Frank Gehry
  8. “Air conditioning is a technology that can make life more comfortable, but it can also have negative impacts on our health and the environment.” – David Suzuki
  9. “Air conditioning is the secret to surviving summer in the city.” – Sarah Jessica Parker
  10. “Air conditioning was a marvelous invention of the industrial age, and it is still a wonderful thing when it works.” – Katherine Dunn
  11. “The invention of air conditioning was one of the most important events of the 20th century. It made the South livable in the summer.” – Barry Commoner
  12. “Air conditioning is the invention of the century that has saved more lives than any other.” – Karan Patel
  13. “Air conditioning can turn a desert into a paradise.” – Arab proverb
  14. “I don’t think the heavy air conditioning in America is good for you.” – Yoko Ono
  15. “Air conditioning is a beautiful thing. It’s like having your own personal weather system.” – Hal Sparks
  16. “Air conditioning is the best thing that ever happened to the South. It made the South bearable in the summer.” – Barry Hannah
  17. “Air conditioning is a marvelous convenience, but it can also be a dangerous luxury.” – Richard Nixon
  18. “Air conditioning was a marvelous advance in the cooling of air for human comfort, but it has contributed to the neglect of our windows and doors, the very apparatus which it was designed to serve.” – E. B. White
  19. “Air conditioning is the greatest thing that ever happened to the South.” – Carrie Underwood
  20. “Air conditioning was invented to improve manufacturing, but it changed the world by making southern summers bearable.” – Bill Bryson
  21. “Air conditioning takes the heat out of summer, the cold out of winter, and the dust out of the air.” – Sharon Bryson
  22. “Air conditioning was a turning point in human history. It created new possibilities for living and working, and it changed our relationship with the natural world.” – Stan Cox

You are welcome to use any of these quotes for your work. If you find a new one and author, let me know. I will add it.

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