quote by Ogden Nash

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

— Ogden Nash

Most Powerful Ilk quotations

A person who keeps always his profile down-to-earth doesn't have to worry with those who surround or who to go around for he is likely to get only those who are of his ilk and the real worth on the ground.

Even after nearly 50 years in this business, I still feel like I'm lucky every time I get a decent job, but an opportunity to work with people of that ilk.

Art criticism everywhere is now at a low ebb, intellectually corrupt, swamped in meaningless jargon, distorted by political correctitudes, anxiously addressed only to other critics and their ilk.

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

Americans keep telling me they hate government.

I always tell them: "Man, I've got a country for you: Go to Afghanistan; they don't have one." So if you're of that ilk, yes, you can have your private paradise, but if you're comfortable with government, then go with government.

I think a Donald Trump presidency sets up an Elizabeth Warren ascendancy.

And it not Elizabeth Warren, someone of her ilk. And I think that's dreadful.

But comedy is like music, it appeals to some people.

Some people like Creed, those people are usually pretty stupid. But they probably also like Carrot Top. I would say that they're part of the same ilk.

Television was the only band of its ilk that treated the guitar with delicacy, not as simple rhythm support for teenage aggression.

The generation now below me were born into a world where if you're a kid with raw talent now, you can roll in and land a lead in a Scorsese film. You don't have to have prove yourself by working up the ranks, doing the classics, and getting the canon under your belt in the way the great Sirs and Dames of mom and dad's generation - the [Ben] Kingsleys and [Helen] Mirrens and [Anthony] Hopkinses and people of that ilk.

Ilk cowslip cup shall kep a tear.

I'm of the ilk of writers that feels you have to be open to the inspiration.

I have frequently noticed in myself a tendency to a diffuse style;

a disposition to push my metaphors too far, employing a multitude of words to heighten the patness of the image, and so making of it a conceit rather than a metaphor, a fault copiously illustrated in the poetry of Cowley, Waller, Donne, and others of that ilk.

As a typically ambitious player, I did what all others of that ilk do: Everything I could do to gain advantage for my PCs and rise in level as rapidly as possible.

I'm not of the American ilk that, you know, your lover needs to be your best friend and know you inside out. I think he should know you well enough to please you. Otherwise, what secret will there be to tell him when you're ninety?