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Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken
An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
People go to the zoo and they like the lion because it's scary. And the bear because it's intense, but the monkey makes people laugh.
My boyfriend calls me 'princess', but I think of myself more along the lines of 'monkey' and 'retard'.
Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.
And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading, I began to write, like a clever monkey.
The show business has all phases and grades of dignity, from the exhibition of a monkey to the exposition of that highest art in music or the drama which secures for the gifted artists a world-wide fame princes well might envy.
P. T. Barnum
Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.
Malcolm de Chazal
If you had a million Shakespeares, could they write like a monkey?
Too much free time is certainly a monkey's paw in disguise. Most people can't handle a structureless life.
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.
I learned the way a monkey learns - by watching its parents.
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.
I have a lot of funny friends, though not everyone's funny all the time. Doon Mackichan's my funniest friend in the pub; Nina Conti's the funniest with a monkey.
What I've been doing with my misfit, so-called acting career in film from day one on my first film, 'Spanking The Monkey', is, I've kind of made a concerted effort to hijack my acting career to turn it into film school, because I've always had the blasphemous idea of becoming a reasonably competent filmmaker in my own right some day.
I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.
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.
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very mortifying reflections.
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.
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.
Every woman's path is difficult, and many mothers were as equipped to raise children as wire monkey mothers. I say that without judgment: It is, sadly, true. An unhealthy mother's love is withering.
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.
I really like the Caribbean. Anyplace in the Caribbean. I get there, and I feel like a monkey - the perfect state.
John F. Kennedy
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