I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.
— Jim Morrison

Writers are a little below the clowns and a little above the trained seals.
John Steinbeck clowning quote

By blood a king, in heart a clown.
— Alfred Lord Tennyson

Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living.
— Doug Coupland

I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car.
— clowning quotation by Steven Wright