Time is like the ocean, always there, always different.
Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)
Contributed by: Zaady
The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks Which practically conceal its sex I think it clever of the turtle In such a fix to be so fertile.
Source: Hard Lines,1931, The Turtle
Maybe I couldn't be dafter, But I keep wondering if this time we settle our differences before a war instead of after.
Source: Everyone but Thee and Me, 1962, Is There an Oculist in the House?
Women would rather be right than reasonable.
Door: What a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
There is something about a martini, Ere the dining and dancing begin, And to tell you the truth, It is not the vermouth- I think that perhaps it's the gin.
Source: The Primrose Path. 1935, A Drink with Something in It
Linguistics becomes an ever eerier area, like I feel like I'm in Oz, Just trying to tell it like it was.
Source: What do you want, a meaningful dialogue or a Satisfactory Talk?
Don't over-analyze your marriage; it's like yanking up a fragile indoor plant every 20 minutes to see how its roots are growing.
Ten years ago she split the air To seize what she could spy Tonight she bumps against a chair, Betrayed by milky eye. She seems to pant, Time up, time up! My little dog must die, And lie in dust with Hector's pup; I So, presently, must I.
Source: Versus, I949. For a Good Dog, st. 3
Here lies my past. Good-bye I have kissed it; Thank you, kids. I wouldn't have missed it.
Source: You Can't Get There from Here, 1957. Preface to the Past
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