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

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

Candy, is dandy, but Liquor, is quicker. OGDEN NASH



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

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

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

A little incompatibility is the spice of life, as long as he has income and she is pattable. 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

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore. OGDEN NASH

One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence. OGDEN NASH

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

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

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

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

Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals? OGDEN NASH

O misery, misery, mumble and moan!Someone invented the telephone,And interrupted a nation's slumbers,Ringing wrong but similar numbers. OGDEN NASH

Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them. OGDEN NASH

Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive. OGDEN NASH

If some confectioners were willingTo let the shape announce the filling,We'd encounter fewer assorted chocs,Bitten into and returned to the box. 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

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm. OGDEN NASH
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People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. OGDEN NASH

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year. OGDEN NASH

Too clever is dumb. OGDEN NASH

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

How easy for those who do not bulge to not overindulge! OGDEN NASH

Some primal termite knocked on wood;and tasted it, and found it good.That is why your Cousin Mayfell through the parlor floor today. OGDEN NASH


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Ogden Nash marriage quotes

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

A little incompatibility is the spice of life, as long as he has income and she is pattable. OGDEN NASH

Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

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. 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

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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. OGDEN NASH

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

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

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore. OGDEN NASH

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Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive. OGDEN NASH

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

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One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence. 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
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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. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

The further through life I drift the more obvious it becomes that I am lacking in thrift. OGDEN NASH



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. OGDEN NASH

Here is a pen and here is a pencil, here's a typewriter, here's a stencil, here's a list of today's appointments, and all the flies in all the ointments, the daily woes that a man endures -- take them, George, they're yours! OGDEN NASH

Professional men, they have no cares; whatever happens, they get theirs. OGDEN NASH

Progress might have been alright once, but it has gone on too long. OGDEN NASH

The only people who should really sin are the people who can sin and grin. OGDEN NASH
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And one of his partners asked Has he vertigo? and the other glanced out and down and said Oh no, only about ten feet more. OGDEN NASH

I claim there ain't Another Saint As great as Valentine. OGDEN NASH

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker. OGDEN NASH

Commitments the voters don't know about can't hurt you. 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

I would live all my life in nonchalance and insouciance, Were it not for making a living, which is rather a nouciance. OGDEN NASH

People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

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. OGDEN NASH

He without benefit of scruplesHis fun and money soon quadruples. OGDEN NASH

Whether elected or appointed he considers himself the Lord's anointed, and indeed the ointment lingers on him so thick you can't get your fingers on him. OGDEN NASH

Your hair may be brushed, but your mind's untidy. You've had about seven hours of sleep since Friday. No wonder you feel that lost sensation. You're sunk from a riot of relaxation. OGDEN NASH
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Indoors or out, no one relaxesIn March, that month of wind and taxes,The wind will presently disappear,The taxes last us all year. OGDEN NASH

I think that I shall never seea billboard lovely as a tree.Perhaps, unless the billboards fall,I'll never see a tree at all. OGDEN NASH
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I don't mind their having a lot of money, and I don't care how they employ it, but I do think that they damn well ought to admit they enjoy it. 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
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The cow is of the bovine ilk; one end is moo, the other milk. OGDEN NASH
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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. OGDEN NASH

Happiness is having a scratch for every itch. OGDEN NASH

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat. OGDEN NASH
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Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for. OGDEN NASH

Parsley is gharsley. OGDEN NASH
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