Ogden Nash

1902 - 1971

A Quote by Ogden Nash

He tells you when you've got on too much lipstick, And helps you with your girdle when your hips stick.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: Versus, I949. The Perfect Husband

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on progress

Progress might have been all right once, but it's gone on too long.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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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.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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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?

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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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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A Quote by Ogden Nash on death and love

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When I remember bygone days I think how evening follows morn So many I loved were not yet dead, So many I love were not yet born.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: Versus, I949. The Middle

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A Quote by Ogden Nash

Candy Is dandy But liquor Is quicker.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: Hard Lines,1931, Reflections on Ice Breaking

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on cats and trouble

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

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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