Best quotes by the American Poet Ogden Nash

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

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

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

Candy, is dandy, but Liquor, is quicker.
  • AlcoholAlcoholism



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

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

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

If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.
  • Work

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

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
  • Parenting

One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence.
  • Regret

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

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

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

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

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

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

I claim there ain't Another Saint As great as Valentine.
  • another

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

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

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

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.
  • Conscience

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind.
  • Forgiveness

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.
  • Marriage

I have an idea that the phrase 'weaker sex' was coined by some woman to disarm the man she was preparing to overwhelm.
  • Men

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
  • Money

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.
  • Seasons

Too clever is dumb.
  • clever

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

How easy for those who do not bulge to not overindulge!
  • Diets


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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.
  • Marriage

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

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

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.
  • Marriage

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.
  • Marriage

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.
  • Marriage

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.
  • Marriage

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.
  • Conscience

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

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

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
  • Parenting

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

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
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One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence.
  • Regret

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

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.
  • Marriage

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.
  • Marriage

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.
  • Marriage



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

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.
  • News

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!
  • Office

Professional men, they have no cares; whatever happens, they get theirs.
  • Professionalism

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

The only people who should really sin are the people who can sin and grin.
  • Sin

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.
  • Suicide

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.
  • candy

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

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

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

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

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.
  • Advertising

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.
  • Charity

He without benefit of scruplesHis fun and money soon quadruples.
  • Morals

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.
  • Politics

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.
  • Rest

Indoors or out, no one relaxesIn March, that month of wind and taxes,The wind will presently disappear,The taxes last us all year.
  • Taxation

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.
  • Trees

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.
  • Wealth

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.
  • bed

The cow is of the bovine ilk; one end is moo, the other milk.
  • cow

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.
  • billboard

Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.
  • happiness

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
  • pet

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

Parsley is gharsley.
  • food


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