I believe a little incompatibility is the spice of life, particularly if he has income and she is pattable.
Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)
Source: Versus, I949. I Do, I Will, I Have
Contributed by: Zaady
Some primal termite knocked on wood; and tasted it, and found it good. That is why your Cousin May fell through the parlor floor today.
Certainly there are lots of things in life that money won't buy, but it's very funny- Have you ever tried to buy them without money?
Source: Happy Days, 1933, The Terrible People
Time is like the ocean, always there, always different.
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
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.
Source: I’m a Stranger Here Myself, 1938, Interoffice Memorandum
I was born a jackdaw; why should I try to be an owl?
There was a young belle of old Natchez Whose garments were always in patchez. When comment arose On the state of her clothes, She drawled, "When Ah itchez, Ah scratchez!"
Source: I’m a Stranger Here Myself, 1938, Requiem
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?
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