CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool. - Ambrose Bierce
Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind- boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.
Though one should be prepared to vomit rather frequently and disport with pink elephants and assorted grotesqueries while trying often unsuccessfully to make one's way to the toilet.
Christians sometimes make themselves into elephants afraid of mice. You have the Creator of the universe on your side; not to mention, you've been given eternal life. 'Whom or what shall you fear?' To be afraid of anything other than God himself is like an insult to God. - Criss Jami
My circus train pulls through the nightFull of lions and trapeze artistsI'm done with elephants and clownsI want to run away and join the office - Mike Doughty
The elephants are dancing on the graves of squeeling mice. - Cream
Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats. - Malayan Proverb