American poet; b. 1902; d. 1971 · 4 aphorisms · 7 comments
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Comment# · ★★☆☆ Fair (253 ratings) · submitted 1997 ·
Children aren't happy without something to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
Ogden Nash, in Life and Death
Comment# · ★★☆☆ Fair (272 ratings) · submitted 1997
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets.
Ogden Nash, in Love and Hate
Comment# · ★★☆☆ Fair (761 ratings) · submitted 1999
Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
Ogden Nash, Versus, in Life and Death
Too clever is dumb.
Ogden Nash, in Wisdom and Ignorance