Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash




Full Name: Frederic Ogden Nash

Born: August 19, 1902
Birthplace: Rye, New York, U.S.A.
Died: May 19, 1971

Occupation: Poet
Profile: A postage stamp featuring Ogden Nash was released in 2002.

Website: http://www.ogdennash.org/
Number of Quotes: 10




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

Beneath this slab
John Brown is stowed
He watched the ads
And not the road.


Candy
Is dandy
But liquor
Is quicker.


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

Experience! Wise men do not need it.
Experience! Idiots do not heed it.


Far from being the thief of time, procrastination is the king of it.

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

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.


You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely!

You don't need to interpret the tea leaves stuck in a cup to understand that people who work sitting down get paid more than those people who work standing up.

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