70+ Funny Clown quotes

A circus is an entertainment scene that invigorates your spirit and psyche. The word circus started from the Latin language, signifying “round”. This name was thusly gotten from the roundabout state of the customary circus tent

A clown is a performer who wears striking cosmetics and garments, plays commonsense jokes, and uses actual humor to procure snickers in the circus. Did you had any idea that a gathering of clowns can be known as a shiver, an alley, or a pratfall? Are you searching for some of the most funny clown quotes? This article has some funny clown quotes, inspirational clown quotes, scary clown quotes to give you entertainment.

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Funny Clown quotes

When I’m with my friends I’m funny, but I don’t feel like I’m a funny clown. – Nora Dunn.

Though the clown is often deadpan, he is a connoisseur of laughter. – Mel Gussow.

Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung. – P. T. Barnum.

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am. – Bob Dylan, ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’.

Making my class laugh and getting in trouble. I was the class clown. — R.L. Stine.

Smart kid too, straight-A student, I was just a class clown. — Adrien Broner.

The point of clowns was that, after watching them, anything else that happened seemed enjoyable. ― Terry Pratchett, ‘Men At Arms’.

I am a clown, just without the painted smile. – Chevy Chase.

I would borrow my mom’s red Borghese lipstick and smear it on like a clown! – Brooke Burns.

Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere. – William Shakespeare.

I think a lot of people assume from my music and stuff I’m constantly talking about deep and meaningful things, but then with my friends I’m just a class clown. – Ella Henderson.

Who are a little wise the best fools be. – Dr. John Donne, ‘The Triple Fool’.

Inspirational clown quotes

A clown needn’t be the same out of the ring as he has to be when he’s in it. ― Enid Blyton, ‘Five Go Off In A Caravan’.

Being a funny person does an awful lot of things to you… You’re not entitled to be serious, you’re a clown. – Fanny Brice.

The clown may be the source of mirth, but – who shall make the clown laugh? – Angela Carter.

‘Kill you all!’ The clown was laughing and screaming. ‘Try to stop me and I’ll kill you all! Drive you crazy and then kill you all! You can’t stop me!’ ― Stephen King,

Everything’s a lot tougher when it’s for real. ― Stephen King, ‘It’.

Never underestimate a clown with a book. – Rawi Hage.

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it! –  Charlie Chaplin.

Kings kill; clowns don’t; therefore the clowns of the kings are more valuable than the kings! – Mehmet Murat Ildan.

When the heroes go off the stage, the clowns come on. – Heinrich Heine.

Does the clown ever cry? He does, alone but! – Kazeronnie Mak.

Scary clown quotes:

When you’re angry and the fire of revenge is burning your mind, that is the best time to practice calmness, forgiveness, kindness and love — Debasish Mridha

I have no wealth or splendors to give, but I have love and smiles to share.   Debasish Mridha

Clowns are always creepy! — Kate Bush

I’m still suffering from shock from the last war. I was almost drafted! Luckily I was wounded while taking the physical. When I reached the psychiatrist, I said, Give me a gun, I’ll wipe out the whole German Army in five minutes. He said, You’re crazy! I said, Write it down! — Jackie Mason

I have told you what I have seen and heard – but faintly, nothing like the image and horror of it. — William Shakespeare

Creepy as hell. You ever see that TV movie about the clown in the sewer? — Stephen King

Time for a new business model for the 21st century. For starters, retire that outdated and creepy clown. You can be a true leader by stop exploiting children. I guarantee the millennials market you’re after will reward you for it. I know the public health world will applaud you, starting with myself. — Michele Simon

Come out, O lions, and shake off the ancient mysticism and prejudices. — Abhijit Naskar

Well, that’s just all kinds of creepy, Puck muttered at my side, giving the doll a look of alarm. If you see any clowns, do me a favor and don’t point them out, okay? I’d rather live without the nightmares. I was about to snap at him for putting the thought of killer clown dolls in my head … — Julie Kagawa

Remember when you had her fight Lea when Lea couldn’t skin the sheep? Trying to make her tough, Pebble says with a little laugh. Sevro laughs too. Why are you laughing? Clown asks. You were still off eating mushrooms and howling at the moon back then. I was watching, Sevro says. I was always watching. That’s creepy, boss, Screwface says drolly. What were you doing while you were watching? Wanking in the bushes, obviously, I say. Sevro grunts. Only when everyone was asleep. — Pierce Brown

Clown quotes for Instagram:

I’m very self-conscious having my picture taken, so I clown around. My driver’s license photo looks like a blonde Elvis. Emily Procter

People are always saying that I must have been the class clown, with all these voices. No, I was way too shy to be the class clown; I was a class clown’s writer.  Tom Kenny

I hate when I get my photo taken and my eyes look red in the photo. Last time I checked I was not Satan.

 As a matter of strategy, it’s impossible to identify me in this group photo. Unknown

My Blackberry is incapable of taking a clear photo, but in this case I think it worked in my favor.

I know what you’re thinking, and yes, this photo is older than you are.

It took several attempts before I aced this photo of me jumping on a trampoline, a gimmick I employed to affect an air of whimsy and spontaneity.

Comedy is obviously a matter of personal taste and the world always needs a clown and some people have no taste at all and any clown will do.  Marc Maron

I’m down with the clown.

That awkward moment when you’re showing someone an old photo of you and you’re wearing the same shirt as in the photo.

 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.

Evil clown quotes:

An evil grin behind a smiling clown’s mask. Kamil Ali

I was a terrible painter – my portraits looked like the evil chimera love-children of Picasso’s demoiselles and the BBC test card clown. – Author: Sarah Hall

The Vienna Boys Choir decked out in top hats and evil clown make-up could be directly next to me pole-vaulting over giant rotating knives and I’d never know because I’m gazing into the distance deliberating some vaguely imperceptible angst. – Author: Bill Gray

 I find that, usually, answers present themselves. They are not hidden under rocks or camouflaged among trees. Answers are right there, in front of our eyes. But if you haven’t cause to look, then of course you will probably never find them. – Author: Cecelia Ahern

 Heaven wouldn’t be like this earth, this tormented earth ruled by evil forces that tossed humanity to and fro like a slow clown in a two-bit rodeo. – Author: Joe LaFlam

 I started after him … and the clown looked back. I saw Its eyes, and all at once I understood who It was. Who was it, Don? Harold Gardner asked softly. It was Derry, Don Hagarty said. It was this town. – Author: Stephen King

 If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special. – Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg

 If we were in a film, the villain would turn out to be the least-expected person. But as we aren’t in a film, I’d go for the character who tried to strangle you. – Author: Kerstin Gier

 Centers of influence are wholistic ministry centers, which connect church members with their communities and place [them] where they will come in direct contact with those needing help.4 – Author: May Ellen Colon

 You’ve got a beautiful country with so many beautiful people and so many beautiful things happening and stuff like that lets it down. I feel sad for them. – Author: Robbie Williams

 Alliteration seems to offend people. – Author: Dean Koontz

 Sometimes It feels like time is an evil clown that we always imagine. It gives you everything you ask for, and when you are about to happily embrace every gift that you have received it snatches away everything laughing and clapping at you, watching you fall on your knees and break into pieces. – Author: Akshay Vasu

The clown was an evil one. They’re either good or bad, and this one was definitely the latter. – Author: Chris Thrall

Circus clown quotes

If you can’t ride two horses at once, you shouldn’t be in the circus. James Maxton.

Why the hell shouldn’t I run away with the circus? -Sara Gruen.

I liked doing live things, and with the Circus we had a live audience.-Eric Idle.

Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood. —Erica Jong.

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 is the only fun you can buy that is good for you. -Ernest Hemingway.

The circus is the only ageless delight that you can buy for money. -Ernest Hemingway.

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

Circus, a place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool.

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

Two things only the people actually desire. Bread and circuses. -Juvenal.

Circus can’t just be beautiful. It has to be weird. It has to be frightening. -Elizabeth Schulte Martin.

We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! -Charles Bukowski.

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage. -H. L. Mencken.

A circus is like a mother in whom one can confide and who rewards and punishes. -Burt Lancaster.

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

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

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

I went to a tent store. ‘What kind of tent do you need?’ ‘Circus’. – Mitch Hedberg.

When I was a kid I joined the circus. -Christopher Walken.

I’ll continue to try and balance like a circus act. -Katy Perry.

The clown is sometimes the best part of the circus. –George Bernard Shaw.

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

Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free, Silhouetted by the sea, circled by the circus sands.

Not my circus. Not my monkeys.

So many freaks and not enough circuses! -Rachel Renée Russell.

The circus leaves a sweet memory. -Fernando Botero.

We didn’t reinvent the circus we repackaged it in a much more modern way. -Guy Laliberte.

It’s like running away to join the circus, everyone wants to do it when they’re young but then you grow up and get a proper job. But somebody’s got to do it or you wouldn’t have the circus. – Katie McGrath.

Elect a clown and expect a circus. -Unknown.

Clowns are the pegs on which the circus is hung. -P. T. Barnum.

Don’t blame a clown for acting like a clown.  Ask yourself why you keep going to the circus. – Unknown.

This is my circus and these are my monkeys. -Unknown.

I’ve always believed that service to others is rent we pay for our time on this planet. -Tony Curtis.

Circus dogs jump when the trainer cracks his whip, but the really well-trained dog is the one that turns his somersault when there is no whip.

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