Quotations The Best Ogden Nash Quotes  

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A list of the best Ogden Nash quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Ogden Nash quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Ogden Nash quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Ogden Nash should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Ogden Nash quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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23 3
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. Ogden Nash

20 4
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up. Ogden Nash

18 4
Candy, is dandy, but Liquor, is quicker. Ogden Nash

19 7
Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else. Ogden Nash

15 4
I do not like to get the news, because there has never been an era when so many things were going so right for so many of the wrong persons. Ogden Nash

17 6
The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control. Ogden Nash

12 2
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. Ogden Nash

13 3
The only people who should really sin are the people who can sin and grin. Ogden Nash

13 3
Progress might have been alright once, but it has gone on too long. Ogden Nash

11 2
There is only one thing for a man to do who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is enjoy earning it. Ogden Nash

11 3
And one of his partners asked Has he vertigo? and the other glanced out and down and said Oh no, only about ten feet more. Ogden Nash

8 1
If you are really Master of your Fate, it shouldn't make any difference to you whether Cleopatra or the Bearded Lady is your mate. Ogden Nash

8 1
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

10 3
The further through life I drift the more obvious it becomes that I am lacking in thrift. Ogden Nash

12 5
Good wine needs no bush, and perhaps products that people really want need no hard-sell or soft-sell TV push. Why not? Look at pot. Ogden Nash

7 1
Your hair may be brushed, but your mind's untidy. You've had about seven hours of sleep since Friday. No wonder you feel that lost sensation. You're sunk from a riot of relaxation. Ogden Nash

11 5
No matter how deep and dark your pit, how dank your shroud, their heads are heroically unbloody and unbowed. Ogden Nash

6 1
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who cannot sleep with window shut, and a woman who cannot sleep with the window open. Ogden Nash

6 1
I don't mind their having a lot of money, and I don't care how they employ it, but I do think that they damn well ought to admit they enjoy it. Ogden Nash

6 1
One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence. Ogden Nash

7 2
Professional men, they have no cares; whatever happens, they get theirs. Ogden Nash

11 6
A flea and a fly Ogden Nash

6 1
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for. Ogden Nash

6 1
They take the paper and they read the headlines. So they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of bread-lines. And they philanthropically cure them all by getting up a costume charity ball. Ogden Nash

8 3
Life is not having been told that the man has just waxed the floor. Ogden Nash

6 2
Whether elected or appointed he considers himself the Lord's anointed, and indeed the ointment lingers on him so thick you can't get your fingers on him. Ogden Nash

5 1
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore. Ogden Nash

7 4
The cow is of the bovine ilk: One end is moo, the other, milk. Ogden Nash

6 3
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

6 3
Here is a pen and here is a pencil, here's a typewriter, here's a stencil, here's a list of today's appointments, and all the flies in all the ointments, the daily woes that a man endures -- take them, George, they're yours! Ogden Nash

5 2
Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind. Ogden Nash

8 6
How easy for those who do not bulge to not overindulge! Ogden Nash

8 6
A husband is a guy who tells you when you've got on too much lipstick and helps you with your girdle when your hips stick. Ogden Nash

7 5
Man is a victim of dope in the incurable form of hope. Ogden Nash

7 5
Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals? Ogden Nash

7 5
Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year. Ogden Nash

4 4
I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it. Ogden Nash