Quotes of Circus

“ Two things only the people anxiously desire, bread and the circus games. ”

- Juvenal

“ Carnies built this country, the carnival part of it anyway. ”

- Homer Simpson

“ I'm going to Disneyland! ”

- Alan Cox

“ My brothers and my mother were all dancers, outside of whatever else they did, like acrobatics, high-wire, trapeze. I was born in a circus. ”

- Donald O’Connor

“ 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. ”

- Brian Molko

“ 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

“ I first started to play the calliope in the circus. The regular player was a drinker, so they got rid of him and put me on the calliope. ”

- Anton LaVey

“ Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. ”

- Ben Hecht

“ I'm not favorably impressed by the atmosphere of a political convention. I think it's not the biggest show on earth. I don't think it should be like a Barnum and Bailey or Ringling Brothers Circus. ”

- David Bruce

“ The people long eagerly for just two things. Bread and circuses. ”

- Juvenal

“ Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering. ”

- Unknown

“ Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood. ”

- Erica Jong

“ Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim. ”

- Elwyn Brooks White

“ The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - bread and circuses! ”

- Juvenal

“ Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit. ”

- Kin Hubbard
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