Aphorisms Galore!

Ogden Nash

American poet; b. 1902; d. 1971

Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist

tiny.ag/gw23usfp  ·   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

tiny.ag/p6sl3kmh  ·   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

tiny.ag/e9ltnt7p  ·   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

tiny.ag/loqr7ybp  ·   Fair (272 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Too clever is dumb.

Ogden Nash, in Wisdom and Ignorance