The clown has great importance as part of the search for what is laughable and ridiculous in man. We should put the emphasis on the rediscovery of our own individual clown, the one that has grown-up within us and which society does not allow us to express.— Jacques Lecoq
Massive Grown Man quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
I think any man over 250 pounds rollerblading is instant hilarity.
There's nothing funnier than a giant, grown man rollerblading.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Grown men should not be having sex with prostitutes unless they are married to them.
Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.
Fiction is to the grown man what play is to the child;
it is there that he changes the atmosphere and tenor of his life.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
I'm not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing.
I came across a photograph of him not long ago.
.. his black face, the long snout sniffing at something in the air, his tail straight and pointing, his eyes flashing in some momentary excitement. Looking at a faded photograph taken more than forty years before, even as a grown man, I would admit I still missed him.
I ain't no gangster. I'm a grown man trying to run a business.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.
Don't teach a man to fish and you feed yourself. He's a grown man, fishing's not that hard.
When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty, I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
Even if I thought I could get a submission I'm not laying underneath a grown man with my legs spread on worldwide TV. Some guys subscribe to that theory but I am a Republican and we don't do that.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
When I hear a grown man or woman say, "Once I had faith in men, now I have not," I am inclined to ask, "Who are you whom the world has disappointed? Have not you rather disappointed the world?"
What is the world coming to when you get a red card and get fined two weeks' wages for calling a grown man a wanker?
A moustache to a man is the same as a fringe is to a woman.
When you've got it, you want to grow it out; when you've grown it out, you want to cut it.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
How anybody expects a man to stay in business with every two-bit wowser in the country claiming a veto over what we can say and can't say and what we can show and what we can't show - it's enough to make you throw up. The whole principle is wrong; it's like demanding that grown men live on skim milk because the baby can't eat steak.
Nothing in progression can rest on its original plan.
We may as well think of rocking a grown man in the cradle of an infant.
I'm a business man and I'm a grown man.
I spend a lot of time thinking about how to restructure my life, support my family with this music... I don't have time to deal with the repercussions of breaking somebody's jaw or breaking their nose.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
I'm a grown man. I do whatever I feel like doing with my hair. And if for some reason you feel like there's a magnet and you should have something to say to me, then more power to you. I hope you're prepared.
McLaren started as the dream of one man, and it's since grown to encompass the hopes and dreams of more than 2000 men and women.
When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great.
And tell the other girls and boys Not to meddle with my toys.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
Children have as much mind to show that they are free, that their own good actions come from themselves, that they are absolute and independent, as any of the proudest of you grown men, think of them as you please.
I do believe that you have to bring some degree of truth from yourself to the role [Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street ]in and I'll admit it here, I have shaved a grown man before. I have done it. And it wasn't Tim [Burton].
I'd rather be a boy playing with a paper plane, than to be a grown man playing with a woman's heart.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all.
Since when do grown men and women, who presume to hold high government office and exercise what they think of as "moral leadership," require ethics officers to tell them whether it is or isn't permissible to grab the secretary's behind or redirect public funds to their own personal advantage?
My son will forever travel through a moonless night with only the roar of wind for company.... A drowning man is not separated from the lust for air by a bridge of thought—he is one with it—and my son, conceived and grown in an ethanol bath, lives each day in the act of drowning. For him there is no shore.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
There are some places so beautiful they can make a grown man break down and weep.
The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.
I'm a man. Men cook outside. That outdoor grilling is a manly pursuit has long been beyond question. If this wasn't understood, you'd never get grown men to put on those aprons with pictures of dancing weenies on the front, and messages like 'Come 'n' Get It!
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
I'm a grown man. You know, I've been in a lot of scrapes, but I never felt like I got so - there are probably a lot of things I should have done that I didn't do.
My dad was a really intense competitor and that rubbed off on me.
He was loud and vocal on the court, so I let him do all the talking. But I developed a kind of quiet intensity that I knew I had to have to improve and compete with grown men. It took every ounce of focus.
I've really actually grown with my girlfriends and the people that they've introduced me to and the way that I've been welcomed in by their families. I'm a very, very lucky man.
Many of the most successful men I have known have never grown up.
Youthfulness of spirit is the twin brother of optimism... Resist growing up!
Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures;
that I must go north, to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps, where the labor fight is at least fought by grown men