Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.
I think we all have the urge to be a clown, whether we know it or not.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am.
I am a clown, just without the painted smile.
The cleverest character in comedy is the clown, for he who would make people take him for a fool, must not be one.
Nobody likes a clown at midnight
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
I remain just one thing, and one thing only - and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Be a clown , be a clown, All the world loves a clown. Act the fool , play the calf, And you'll always have the last laugh .
I am a clown...and I collect moments.
Is it true that cannibals don't eat clowns because they taste funny?
Dare to wear the foolish clown face.
When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on.
Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung.
By blood a king, in heart a clown.
A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to the general applause of wits who believe it's a joke.
I'm gonna be a new kind of clown. I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks.
At this point, if I were to psychoanalyze myself, I'd have to say I am a clown, cleverly disguised as a regular person.
Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living.
As a clown, you're letting go of all of your bullshit.
When fighting clowns, always go for the juggler.
The role of a clown and a physician are the same - it's to elevate the possible and to relieve suffering.
The fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses.
I remember in the circus learning that the clown was the prince, the high prince. I always thought that the high prince was the lion or the magician, but the clown is the most important.
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