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Letter "C" » clown
«If there are twelve clowns in a ring, you can jump in the middle and start reciting Shakespeare, but to the audience, you'll just be the thirteenth clown»
Author: Adam Walinsky
, in the middle
«Classes were always a bore to me. I wanted to learn things on my own, not by presentations.I was a loudmouth and a clown. It came as a surprise to me, later, that I could be serious and still get attention.»
«Club Secretary: I say, Lawrence. You are a clown! Lawrence: We can't all be lion tamers.»
«Dare to wear the foolish clown face.»
«He is no clown that drives the plow, but he that doth clownish things»
«By blood a king, in heart a clown.»
«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.»
Author: Dr. Carl Sagan
, The Wright Brothers
«A clown is like aspirin, only he works twice as fast»
«Death eats up all things, both the young lamb and old sheep; and I have heard our parson say, death values a prince no more than a clown; all?s fish that comes to his net; he throws at all, and sweeps stakes; he?s no mower that takes a nap at noon-day, but drives on, fair weather or foul, and cuts down the green grass as well as the ripe corn: he?s neither squeamish nor queesy-stomach?d, for he swallows without chewing, and crams down all things into his ungracious maw; and tho? you can see no belly he has, he has a confounded dropsy, and thirsts after men?s lives, which he guggles down like mother?s milk.»
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
, fair hearing
, green corn
, Green Grass
«It is meat and drink to me to see a clown.»