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Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.
Malcolm de Chazal
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.
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.
You can fool some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can only make a monkey out of the voters every four years!
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken
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.
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.
The problem is to keep the monkey mind from running off into all kinds of thoughts.
Lee Kuan Yew
I started making monkey bridges, like kids do, and climbing and rappelling with ropes. Very naturally, I needed some knots. At the very beginning, I didn't care, I didn't know, and then slowly I started to know, and I started to care. I wanted to know more knots or the right knot for the special action.
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
If you could cross a lion and a monkey, that's what I'd be, because monkeys are funny and lions are strong.
Comedians are the monkeys of acting. When you go to the zoo, everybody loves the monkey exhibit.
Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.
If you had a million Shakespeares, could they write like a monkey?
A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
You never monkey with the truth.
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!'
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.
I wrote the very first stories in science fiction which dealt with homosexuality, The World Well Lost and Affair With a Green Monkey.
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.
And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading, I began to write, like a clever monkey.
Too much free time is certainly a monkey's paw in disguise. Most people can't handle a structureless life.
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him.
The poor monkey, quietly seated on the ground, seemed to be in sore trouble at this display of anger.
Henry Walter Bates
My dream pet? I like a couple of them, man: monkey, I love dogs. See, tigers, I don't know - I can't be playing with something like that. A monkey, I can handle it. A dog, yeah; I would get a monkey.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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