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Ogden Nash Quotes

(1902-1971), American Humorous Poet

Good wine needs no bush, and perhaps products that people really want need no hard-sell or soft-sell TV push. Why not? Look at pot.

Category: Advertising

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

Category: Age And Aging

Candy, is dandy, but Liquor, is quicker.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

The cow is of the bovine ilk: One end is moo, the other, milk.

Category: Animals

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.

Category: Charity

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.

Category: Children

I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it.

Category: Conscience

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.

Category: Conscience

A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.

Category: Dogs

No matter how deep and dark your pit, how dank your shroud, their heads are heroically unbloody and unbowed.

Category: Grief

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

Category: Happiness

Man is a victim of dope in the incurable form of hope.

Category: Hope

A husband is a guy who tells you when you've got on too much lipstick and helps you with your girdle when your hips stick.

Category: Husbands

Life is not having been told that the man has just waxed the floor.

Category: Life And Living

To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.

Category: Marriage