Circus Quotes

Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.

E.B. White

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

When I was a little boy, I wanted to be a baseball player, and join the circus. With the Yankees, I've accomplished both

Anthony Standen

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage

H.L. Mencken

Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.

H. L. Meneken

Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.

Erica Jong

Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising

Edgar Watson Howe

The way to go to the circus, however, is with someone who has seen perhaps one theatrical performance before in his life and that in the High School hall. ... The scales of sophistication are struck from your eyes and you see in the circus a gathering of men and women who are able to do things as a matter of course which you couldnt do if your life depended on it.

Robert Charles Benchley

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