quote by Jonathan Winters

Now the freaks are on television, the freaks are in the movies. And it's no longer the sideshow, it's the whole show. The colorful circus and the clowns and the elephants, for all intents and purposes, are gone, and we're dealing only with the freaks.

— Jonathan Winters

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The tiger and the lion may be more powerful, but the wolf does not perform in the circus.

Writing is for men who can think and feel, not mindless sensation seekers out of nightclubs and bars. But these are bad times. We are condemned to work with upstarts, clowns who no doubt got their training in a circus and then turned to journalism as the appropriate place to display their tricks.

Hip-hop is universal now, it's all commercial now.

It's like a circle full of circus clowns up in the circuit now.

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.

You love the way it makes me feel when I can't catch my breath Like walkin' on a high wire, Lord, it scares me half to death You're always high above me and I'm always fallin' down Our loves just a circus baby, and I'm just the clown

I'm gonna be a new kind of clown. I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks.

I think I'll be a clown when I get grown.

... There ain't one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so I'm gonna join the circus and laugh my head off.

Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung.

I'm divorced and I've been to the circus and seen the clowns. This ain't my first rodeo.

We've become so glorified in the movie-star system that it's become this artificial royalty. The truth is that we're circus clowns.

You turn into this desperate dude looking for a shred of attention when you just had so much. It's like, "I'm just lonely and all I really want is a hug, but I gotta capture that in something real gross." You start to understand why circus clowns are alcoholics.

Every time the circus comes to town, I can't help thinking, Somewhere out there, there's clown semen.

A circus! 100 clowns of injustice have climbed out of the tiny clown car of this court room.

People speak of the fear of the blank canvas as though it is a temporary hesitation, a trembling moment of self-doubt. For me it was more like being abducted from my bed by a clown, thrust into a circus arena with a wicker chair, and told to tame a pissed-off lion in front of an expectant crowd.

I hate clowns and I would never do anything getting near a clown, I can't go to the circus.

Vulgarity is a necessary part of a complete author's equipment;

and the clown is sometimes the best part of the circus.

For a long time, I debated about whether I would make movies or join the circus and work as a clown.

My high school guidance counselor, Mrs.

Inverholl, once had me take an aptitude test to figure out my future. The number one job recommendation for my set of skills was an air traffic accident investigator, of which there are fewer than fifty in the world. The number two job was a museum curator for Chinese-American studies. The number three job was a circus clown.

I think I'll be a clown when I get grown,' said Dill.

Jem and I stopped in our tracks. Yes sir, a clown,' he said. 'There ain't one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so I'm gonna join the circus and laugh my head off.' You got it backwards, Dill,' said Jem. 'Clowns are sad, it's folks that laugh at them.' Well I'm gonna be a new kind of clown. I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks.

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