Ogden Nash

1902 - 1971

A Quote by Ogden Nash

I think that I shall never see A billboard lovely as a tree. Indeed, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: Happy Days, 1933, Song of the Open Road

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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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A Quote by Ogden Nash on children, happiness, and parenthood

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, And that's what parents were created for.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on children and parenthood

Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on discretion and virtue

Discretion is the better part of virtue, Commitments the voters don't know about can't hurt you.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: The Old Dog Barks Backwards, 1972, Political Reflection

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on dogs and time

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Dogs display reluctance and wrath If you try to give them a bath. They bury bones in hideaways And half the time they trot sideaways.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: I’m a Stranger Here Myself, 1938, An Introduction to Dogs, st. 4

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on dogs

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A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: The Private Dining Room, 1953. A Dog's Best Friend Is His Illiteracy

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on danger

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One would be in less danger From the wiles of the stranger If one's own kin and kith Were more fun to be with.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Source: Hard Lines,1931, Family Court

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