Circus Quotes

Welcome to the Circus Quotes web page! Below you will certainly locate a collection of motivating and also amusing quotes regarding the circus, from popular clowns, acrobats, as well as other circus performers. Whether you are seeking a funny one-liner or a thoughtful reflection on the circus life, you will certainly discover something to make you smile. So begun in as well as check out the globe of the circus!
Small: Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage
H. L. Mencken
"Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage"
H. L. Mencken, Writer
Small: Im in the retail business, not the circus business
"I'm in the retail business, not the circus business"
Philip Green, Businessman
Small: The students that, like the wild animal being prepared for its tricks in the circus called life, expects only
"The students that, like the wild animal being prepared for its tricks in the circus called "life", expects only training as sketched above, will be severely disappointed: by his standards he will learn next to nothing"
Edsger Dijkstra, Scientist
Small: A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple o
H. L. Mencken
"A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in"
H. L. Mencken, Writer
Small: Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesnt mean the circus has left town
George Carlin
"Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town"
George Carlin, Comedian
Small: Next to a circus there aint nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit
Kin Hubbard
"Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit"
Kin Hubbard, Journalist
Small: Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim
E. B. White
"Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim"
E. B. White, Writer
Small: Sometimes I think God wants there to be a circus so we can show theres another way to respond
Tony Dungy
"Sometimes I think God wants there to be a circus so we can show there's another way to respond"
Tony Dungy, Coach
Small: The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always t
"The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen"
Claude Debussy, Composer
Small: I think that my vampires in general were influenced by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films.
"I think that my vampires in general were influenced by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films. Vampire Circus, also shown as Circus of Fear, was one of those movies"
Laurell K. Hamilton, Writer
Small: Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets
"Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood"
Erica Jong, Novelist
Small: I will always remember this summer day in Paris, when I was to perform a great acrobatic move. I can still see
"I will always remember this summer day in Paris, when I was to perform a great acrobatic move. I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed circus along real performers"
Tony Curtis, Actor
Small: Nobody should try to play comedy unless they have a circus going on inside
"Nobody should try to play comedy unless they have a circus going on inside"
Ernst Lubitsch, Director
Small: I havent had a stationary home since going with the circus, but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 y
"I haven't had a stationary home since going with the circus, but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 years ago and my sister lives here now, I always claim it as home"
Emmett Kelly, Entertainer
Small: Rock n roll is like a circus today
"Rock 'n' roll is like a circus today"
Ray Manzarek, Musician
Small: Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, dont take anything too seriously, itll all work out in the en
"Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, don't take anything too seriously, it'll all work out in the end"
David Niven, Actor
Small: Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away
"Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away"
Ben Hecht, Writer
Small: So far as the colleges go, the sideshows are swallowing up the circus
"So far as the colleges go, the sideshows are swallowing up the circus"
Woodrow Wilson
Small: It wouldve been hard to do something else, to as it were, run away from the circus and become an accountant
"It would've been hard to do something else, to as it were, run away from the circus and become an accountant"
Samuel West, Actor
Small: This circus games aspect has existed since the beginning of my career
"This circus games aspect has existed since the beginning of my career"
Placido Domingo, Musician
Small: Damn everything but the circus
"Damn everything but the circus"
Corita Kent, Artist
Small: Cinema is an old whore, like circus and variety, who knows how to give many kinds of pleasure. Besides, you ca
"Cinema is an old whore, like circus and variety, who knows how to give many kinds of pleasure. Besides, you can't teach old fleas new dogs"
Federico Fellini, Director
Small: I probably worked every single entertainment medium, including some that dont exist. I worked the circus, carn
"I probably worked every single entertainment medium, including some that don't exist. I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show, I worked 18 years of radio"
Al Lewis, Actor
Small: Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways. You learn to deal with crisis. Ive become a juggler, I suppose.
"Motherhood has relaxed me in many ways. You learn to deal with crisis. I've become a juggler, I suppose. It's all a big circus, and nobody who knows me believes I can manage, but sometimes I do"
Jane Seymour, Actress
Small: I remember in the circus learning that the clown was the prince, the high prince. I always thought that the hi
"I remember in the circus learning that the clown was the prince, the high prince. I always thought that the high prince was the lion or the magician, but the clown is the most important"
Roberto Benigni, Actor
Small: We took up the offer with the BBC, and that was Monty Pythons Flying Circus. I didnt have to submit my ideas t
"We took up the offer with the BBC, and that was Monty Python's Flying Circus. I didn't have to submit my ideas to the group. I used to turn up on the days we recorded with a can of film under my arm, and in it went"
Terry Gilliam, Director
Small: John Cleese was with a group called Cambridge Circus, who had come to New York, and we became friends. Years l
"John Cleese was with a group called Cambridge Circus, who had come to New York, and we became friends. Years later that produced a certain team effort"
Terry Gilliam, Director
Small: KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite. Im not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun of blasting ho
"KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite. I'm not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun of blasting hordes of creatures to exploration or adventure games"
Mike Wilson
Small: So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he
Danny DeVito
"So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he meets a Miss Calloway. He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is"
Danny DeVito, Actor
Small: We didnt reinvent the circus. We repackaged it in a much more modern way
"We didn't reinvent the circus. We repackaged it in a much more modern way"
Guy Laliberte, Businessman
Small: The sun stands for energy and youth, which is what I thought the circus should be about
"The sun stands for energy and youth, which is what I thought the circus should be about"
Guy Laliberte, Businessman
Small: Ive had 79 to 80 years of show business. I started when I was 5 with a man called Tom Mix. I didnt have time t
"I've had 79 to 80 years of show business. I started when I was 5 with a man called Tom Mix. I didn't have time to go to school because I was in silent movies, I was in radio, I was in burlesque, I worked with the circus. I'm all show business!"
George Sidney, Director
Small: What can I tell you about things like Circus of Horrors except that I get killed by the bear?
"What can I tell you about things like Circus of Horrors except that I get killed by the bear?"
Donald Pleasence, Actor
Small: A circus is like a mother in whom one can confide and who rewards and punishes
"A circus is like a mother in whom one can confide and who rewards and punishes"
Burt Lancaster, Actor