Facts about Ogden Nash

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Summary

Ogden Nash was a famous Poet from USA, who lived between August 19, 1902 and May 19, 1971.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 37 quotes who is written / told by Ogden, under the main topic Work.

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Famous quotes by Ogden Nash (37)


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"To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up"
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"There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all"
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"The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control"
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"Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them"
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"The only people who should really sin are the people who can sin and grin"
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"The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat"
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"Women would rather be right than reasonable"
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"Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind"
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"Progress might have been alright once, but it has gone on too long"
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"Professional men, they have no cares; whatever happens, they get theirs"
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"People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up"
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"People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it"
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"Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore"
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"One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence"
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"Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive"
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"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else"
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"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you"
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"Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker"
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"A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold"
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"A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of"
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"Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them"
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"Life is not having been told that the man has just waxed the floor"
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"I would live all my life in nonchalance and insouciance, Were it not for making a living, which is rather a nouciance"
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"I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all"
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"I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it"
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"I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers, If I belittle dogs and mothers"
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"I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm"
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"I do not like to get the news, because there has never been an era when so many things were going so right for so many of the wrong persons"
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"I claim there ain't Another Saint As great as Valentine"
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"Happiness is having a scratch for every itch"
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"Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?"
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"Every Englishman is convinced of one thing, viz.: That to be an Englishman is to belong to the most exclusive club there is"
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"Do you think my mind is maturing late, or simply rotted early?"
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"Commitments the voters don't know about can't hurt you"
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"Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for"
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"Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny - Did you ever try buying then without money?"
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"If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work"


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