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Ogden Nash
Ogden Nash

A master of the written word and known for this whimsical, light verse, Ogden Nash started out writing copy as an editor at Doubleday. His foray into humorous poetry began as scribbles at work one day. The scribbling were to become "Spring Comes to Murray Hill," his first published verse. He went on to write more than two dozen books of poetry during his lifetime, as well as countless pros…

Date of Birth: August 19, 1902
Date of Death: May 19, 1971


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"Life is sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating." Ogden Nash
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Life   

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"Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker." Ogden Nash
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"Some tortures are physical and some are mental, but the one that's both is dental." Ogden Nash
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"Nobody agrees with anybody else anyhow, but adults conceal it and infants show it" Ogden Nash
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"An occasional lucky guess as to what makes a wife tick is the best a man can hope for, Even then, no sooner has he learned how to cope with the tick than she tocks." Ogden Nash
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Hope   

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"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else." Ogden Nash
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Age And Aging    American Poet   

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"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you" Ogden Nash
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"The cow is of the bovine ilk; One end is moo, the other, milk" Ogden Nash
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"Candy Is dandy, But liquor Is quicker" Ogden Nash
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"Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?" Ogden Nash
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American Poet    Crime And Criminals   

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"People who have what they want are very fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they don't want it" Ogden Nash
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"The camel has a single hump;/ The dromedary, two;/ Or else the other way around./ I'm never sure. Are you?" Ogden Nash
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"Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind." Ogden Nash
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American Poet    Mind   

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"Tell me, O Octopus, I begs,/ Is those things arms, or is they legs?/ I marvel at thee, Octopus; If I were thou, I'd call me Us." Ogden Nash
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"Someone invented the telephone, And interrupted a nation's slumber, Ringing wrong but similar numbers" Ogden Nash
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"How easy for those who do not bulge to not overindulge!" Ogden Nash
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Obesity   

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"Parsley is gharsley" Ogden Nash
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"In the words of the poet, When Duty whispers low, Thou must, this erstwhile youth replies, I just can't" Ogden Nash
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Duty   

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"The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control." Ogden Nash
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American Poet   

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"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
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"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
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