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Ogden Nash Quotes

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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

Candy
Is dandy
But liquor
Is quicker

~ Ogden Nash

- 1931

There's something about a Martini,
Ere the dining and dancing begin,
And to tell you the truth,
It is not the vermouth-
I think that perhaps it's the gin.

~ Ogden Nash

- 1935

I test my bath before I sit,
And I'm always moved to wonderment
That what chills the finger not a bit
Is so frigid upon the fundament.

~ Ogden Nash

They take the paper and they read the headlines,
So they've heard of unemployment and they've heard of breadlines,
And they philanthropically cure them all
By getting up a costume charity ball.

~ Ogden Nash

Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.

~ Ogden Nash

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.

~ Ogden Nash

Here's a rule of thumb:
Too clever, is dumb.

~ Ogden Nash
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