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Comprehensive information about Ogden Nash including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet best known for writing pithy and funny light verse. At the time of his death in 1971, the New York Times said his "droll verse with its unconventional rhymes made him the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry". This educational Ogden Nash resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work. Quote Right
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Quote Left Your hair may be brushed, but your mind's untidy. You've had about seven hours of sleep since Friday. No wonder you feel that lost sensation. You're sunk from a riot of relaxation. Quote Right
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Quote Left People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. Quote Right
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Quote Left The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher,
Were each of them once a kiddie.
A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature.
Do I want one? God Forbiddie!
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Quote Left Whether elected or appointed he considers himself the Lord's anointed, and indeed the ointment lingers on him so thick you can't get your fingers on him. Quote Right
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