Ogden Nash

1902 - 1971

A Quote by Ogden Nash on money and work

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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 (1902 - 1971)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on marriage and people

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

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on direction and progress

There has been a lot of progress during my lifetime, but I'm afraid it's heading in the wrong direction.

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on belief, income, and life

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

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on good

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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.

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on good and poets

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I'd rather be a great bad poet than a good bad poet.

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on agreement

I myself am more and more inclined to agree with Omar and Satchel Paige as I grow older: Don't try to rewrite what the moving finger has writ, and don't ever look over your shoulder.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: There's Always Another Windmill,1968. If a Boder Meet a Boder, Need a Boder Cry? Yes

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on achievement, clarity, conscience, and happiness

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 (1902 - 1971)

Source: I’m a Stranger Here Myself, 1938, Interoffice Memorandum

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A Quote by Ogden Nash

I was born a jackdaw; why should I try to be an owl?

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on clothes

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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!"

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: I’m a Stranger Here Myself, 1938, Requiem

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