27+ Best Circus Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational circus quotes will fire up your brain and inspire you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

Famous Circus Quotes

Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. – Ben Hecht

Nobody should try to play comedy unless they have a circus going on inside. – Ernst Lubitsch

Being an actor is well paid, but it’s a bit like being a circus traveler. – Ben Chaplin

I have become rather like King Midas, except that everything turns not into gold but into a circus. – Albert Einstein

In a world full of lions and tigers entertaining the masses, have you ever seen a wolf performing in a circus? – Akilnathan Logeswaran

I’m like a circus standing on two legs. – Nuno Roque

The circus is the only fun you can buy that is good for you. – Ernest Hemingway

The circus arrives without warning. – Erin Morgenstern

Kat had been picking things up since her third birthday, when Hamish and Angus’s father took them all to the circus because he needed to “borrow” an elephant. – Ally Carter

All I say is, if you cannot ride two horses you have no right in the circus.One day the good times had to keep on rolling, and all of life’s horseshit would turn to circuses. – Christopher Moore

Entertain a clown and you become part of the circus. – Jean Rhys

If you surround yourself with clowns, don’t be surprised when your life resembles a circus. – Steve Maraboli

Not my circus. Not my monkeys. – Unknown

Life is a circus ring, with some moments more spectacular than others. – Janusz Korczak

You can get the monkey off your back, but the circus never leaves town – Anne Lamott

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. – Erin Morgenstern

The circus collects the outsiders like a flame tempts moths. – Laura Lam

Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town. – George Carlin

I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness. – Jean Rhys

Nothing is what one thinks it is. Cloth is stone and circus is an art. There are no certainties. – Walter Moers

Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering. – Jean Rhys

When you’re in theater or the circus or film to me it’s all one affairs happen. People fall in love. – Baz Luhrmann

Despair is the constant companion of the clown. – Angela Carter

The circus is the only fun you can buy that is good for you. – Ernest Hemingway

For a long time, I debated about whether I would make movies or join the circus and work as a clown. – Denis Lavant

The circus itself is my personal ideal entertainment venue. – Erin Morgenstern

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