Ogden Nash Quotes


40 Ogden Nash quotes:



"In the words of the poet, When Duty whispers low, Thou must, this erstwhile youth replies, I just can't"
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"If you are really Master of your Fate, it shouldn't make any difference to you whether Cleopatra or the Bearded Lady is your mate."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Fate Quotes Wives Quotes
"An occasional lucky guess as to what makes a wife tick is the best a man can hope for, Even then, no sooner has he learned how to cope with the tick than she tocks."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Hope Quotes
"To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."
"Happiness is having a scratch for every itch."
"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who cannot sleep with window shut, and a woman who cannot sleep with the window open."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"There is only one thing for a man to do who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is enjoy earning it."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"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."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"The only people who should really sin are the people who can sin and grin."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"They take the paper and they read the headlines. So they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of bread-lines. And they philanthropically cure them all by getting up a costume charity ball."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"You can take it as understood that your luck changes only if it's good"
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Luck Quotes
"Life is sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?"
"Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind."
"The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes
"I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it."
Author: Nash Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Remorse Quotes



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