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(August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971 / New York / United States)

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  • ''I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. "A Clean Conscience Never Relaxes," I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1938).
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  • ''One man's remorse is another man's reminiscence.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. A Clean Conscience Never Relaxes, I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1938).
  • ''Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. "A Clean Conscience Never Relaxes," I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1938).
  • ''A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. A Dog's Best Friend Is his Illiteracy, The Private Dining Room (1953).
  • ''The giant was hairy, the giant was horrid,
    He had one eye in the middle of his forehead.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. Adventures of Isabel (l. 23-24). . . Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmon, ed. (1979) Oxford University Press.
  • ''Isabel, Isabel, didn't worry,
    Isabel didn't scream or scurry.
    She washed her hands and she straightened her hair up,
    Then Isabel quietly ate the bear up.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. Adventures of Isabel (l. 7-10). . . Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmon, ed. (1979) Oxford University Press.
  • ''The witch's face was cross and wrinkled,
    The witch's gums with teeth were sprinkled.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. Adventures of Isabel (l. 13-14). . . Oxford Book of American Light Verse, The. William Harmon, ed. (1979) Oxford University Press.
  • ''How easy for those who do not bulge
    To not overindulge!''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. A Necessary Dirge, I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1938).
  • ''The further through life I drift
    The more obvious it becomes that I am lacking in thrift.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. "A Penny Saved Is Impossible," Good Intentions (1942).
  • ''Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave/When they think that their children are naive.''
    Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. Baby, What Makes the Sky Blue?

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