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Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.
Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken
If you had a million Shakespeares, could they write like a monkey?
I swear by that old expression, 'One monkey don't stop no show!' The reality is, we still have some good men out there, and we should hail those men as the kings they are.
Yes, I've kissed a lot of guys. I like to kiss, but that's it. I don't go home with anyone. I sleep with my animals, like my baby monkey, Brigitte Bardot.
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very mortifying reflections.
Too much free time is certainly a monkey's paw in disguise. Most people can't handle a structureless life.
Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.
Malcolm De Chazal
A father and two sons run Adelphia. It's a cable company. And they took from that company a billion dollars. A billion. Three people - three people took a billion dollars. What were they gonna do, start their own space program? 'Let's send the monkey to Mars, Dad!'
A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.
My boyfriend calls me 'princess', but I think of myself more along the lines of 'monkey' and 'retard'.
As a child I was the best tree climber in our neighbourhood, I was like a little monkey. I've never been afraid of hurting myself or a little physical discomfort.
It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
Robert M. Hutchins
When I would be myself, I was being big-headed. I was being egotistical. I was a megalomaniac, when it really was just having not to be a monkey for a few hours a day. And fulfilling the need to be a man.
Postwar America was a very buttoned-up nation. Radio shows were run by censors, Presidents wore hats, ladies wore girdles. We came straight out of the blue - nobody was expecting anything like Martin and Lewis. A sexy guy and a monkey is how some people saw us.
Most films I've worked on have had large casts, but they've been wonderful people. I think the monkey in Pirates of the Caribbean is the most temperamental costar I've had. It would throw tantrums like you wouldn't believe.
It does get old to have to always be a monkey in a zoo. I don't know what it's like any more to be anonymous.
And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading, I began to write, like a clever monkey.
God, George Bush makes me want to slash my wrists. He's so embarrassing I have to leave the room when he's on the news. What a monkey.
If you could cross a lion and a monkey, that's what I'd be, because monkeys are funny and lions are strong.
I wrote the very first stories in science fiction which dealt with homosexuality, The World Well Lost and Affair With a Green Monkey.
I get burned out on standup. But I like acting. I do like it. But sometimes you just feel like a monkey. You just feel like a complete tool. But I like it. I do like it. Stand-up is just more free. A lot more freedom because you just do what you want to do.
There are domains in which expertise is not possible. Stock picking is a good example. And in long-term political strategic forecasting, it's been shown that experts are just not better than a dice-throwing monkey.
Poetry, it is often said and loudly so, is life's true mirror. But a monkey looking into a work of literature looks in vain for Socrates.
I really like the Caribbean. Anyplace in the Caribbean. I get there, and I feel like a monkey - the perfect state.
We're all just bags of bones and muscle and hormones; I'll never understand what makes our minds do the things we do. It's like that statue of the monkey holding a skull. We're trying to use a thing we don't understand to understand ourselves.
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