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Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.
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
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken
Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.
Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.
E. B. White
Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, don't take anything too seriously, it'll all work out in the end.
Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy the Church. America Hollywood.
I'll continue to try and balance like a circus act. And I will just fight to always tell the truth. Even if it's difficult.
So far as the colleges go, the sideshows are swallowing up the circus.
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.
Most people don't know that wrestling came out of the circus.
Going back to Georgiana Drew and John Drew, and my great-grandfather Maurice Barrymore, and it was such a sort of circus of odd, interesting people that loved acting.
I don't think the media circus has ever been a shock to my life seeing as I was with Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor when I was 17.
Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away.
Sometimes I think God wants there to be a circus so we can show there's another way to respond.
Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising.
E. W. Howe
You realize that for all the shenanigans that go on in the big circus of politics, everybody wakes up and goes to work.
In Roslyn, Pennsylvania, we started our real-life family circus. They provided the inspiration for my cartoons. I provided the perspiration.
When I was a kid I joined the circus. I did that. It is true. But it's not like you think. There was a guy, he had his own circus. His name was Carol Jacobs and he owned it. It was a small thing.
I grew up on movie sets, I'm comfortable on sets. A movie set is like a circus. I don't understand why moviemaking has to be such an insane environment.
You know the circus performer who spins the plates in the air you know, and he'll spin six or seven plates in the air? Acting sometimes is kind of that guy spinning all those plates in the air but in your head and in your body.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
The money I pay for my cultural experiences came willingly from my own pocket - they were not the result of bread being removed from the mouths of the poor so that Miss Thing here could mince off to the circus smelling of roses.
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.
Rock 'n' roll is like a circus today.
Many of the network television shows have done takeoffs on 'Family Circus,' including 'David Letterman,' 'Friends,' 'Roseanne,' and others, and, in my estimation the use of them is a compliment to the popularity of the feature, which just by mentioning it's name sets up the image of a warm, loving family-type feature.
There's a hell of a lot of freedom in this rock and roll circus... it's where all the freaks go - it's the environment for me.
I played football when I was little. I didn't want to be an actress at all, I wanted to be a majorette in an Australian circus. That was my ambition.
I'm in the retail business, not the circus business.
I don't have a place that I call home at the moment because there's no point. I mean, I'm a traveling circus for a while. It's weird. Like, if I wanted to go home, there's nowhere to go. I just go to a hotel. But I've kind of gotten used to it.
I don't want to end up being a circus act, doing my most famous tricks when I'm 70.
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