Ogden Nash Quotes

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Born: August 19, 1902, Rye, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 19, 1971
Occupation: Author

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
- Ogden Nash

Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny - Did you ever try buying then without money?
- Ogden Nash

Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.
- Ogden Nash

I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers, If I belittle dogs and mothers.
- Ogden Nash

If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.
- Ogden Nash

Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
- Ogden Nash

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.
- Ogden Nash

Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
- Ogden Nash

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
- Ogden Nash

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.
- Ogden Nash

The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control.
- Ogden Nash

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
- Ogden Nash

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.
- Ogden Nash

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it Whenever you're right, shut up.
- Ogden Nash

Women would rather be right than reasonable.
- Ogden Nash

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