Quotes of Clown

“ A willing heart adds feather to the heel. ”

- Joanna Baillie

“ Writers are a little below the clowns and a little above the trained seals. ”

- John Steinbeck

“ 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. ”

- Charlie Chaplin

“ Club Secretary: I say, Lawrence. You are a clown! Lawrence: We can't all be lion tamers. ”

- Thomas E. Lawrence

“ What the banker sighs for, the meanest clown may have — leisure and a quiet mind. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Clowns wear a face that's painted intentionally on them so they appear to be happy or sad. What kind of mask are you wearing today? ”

- Unknown

“ Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Though the clown is often deadpan, he is a connoisseur of laughter. ”

- Mel Gussow

“ I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments. ”

- Jim Morrison

“ I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. ”

- Jim Morrison

“ It wouldn't be right for me to clown around when I'm painting a president. ”

- Norman Rockwell

“ Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke. ”

- Will Rogers

“ When I see professional clowns, mimes, or people that make balloon animals, I always think of their relatives and how disappointed they must be. ”

- Unknown

“ Our society, like decadent Rome, has turned into an amusement society, with writers chief among the court jesters - not so much above the clatter as part of it. ”

- Saul Bellow

“ Comedians are not usually actors, but imitations of actors. ”

- Johann Georg Zimmermann

“ The funniest line in English is ''Get it?'' When you say that, everyone chortles. ”

- Garrison Keillor

“ Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a "joke.". ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ To be comic is merely to be playful, but wit is a serious matter. To laugh at it is to confess that you do not understand. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Most women desire someone who makes them laugh and also feel safe, so basically a clown ninja. ”

- Unknown

“ Imagine the Creator as a low comedian, and at once the world becomes explicable. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ We have met the enemy and it is us. - "Pogo comic strip". ”

- Walt Kelly

“ Just because you can laugh doesn't mean you can't tell the truth. Truth is often the jester. ”

- Unknown

“ Pointing out the comic elements of a situation can bring a sense of proportion and perspective to what might otherwise seem an overwhelming problem. ”

- Harvey Mindess

“ Comedy is a socially acceptable form of hostility and aggression. That is what comics do, stand the world upside down. ”

- George Carlin

“ I was influenced by every comedian I ever saw work. That's the only way you learn how to do it. ”

- Bob Newhart

“ Black holes are where God divided by zero. ”

- Bill Watterson

“ I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic. ”

- Dudley Moore

“ You can't be a proper comic unless you've been out on stage and felt the fear. ”

- Johnny Vegas

“ Ronnie Barker will forever be remembered as one of the great comic actors. ”

- John Major

“ You know lots of criticism is written by characters who are very academic and think it is a sign you are worthless if you make jokes or kid or even clown. I wouldn't kid Our Lord if he was on the cross. But I would attempt a joke with him if I ran into him chasing the money changers out of the temple. ”

- Ernest Hemingway
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