61 Most Famous Ogden Nash Quotes
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Ogden Nash was a renowned American poet, acclaimed for his humor laced rhymes and poems. Nash made his name by keeping his love for rhyming alive. His alluring rhymes were loved by all and he was highly regarded in the literary world. Nash published his first collection of poems, ‘Hard Lines’ in 1931 and earned national recognition. Nash also made appearances on comedy and radio shows, and also served as a guest-lecturer at many prominent universities. As a writer, he is credited for being the lyricist of ‘One Touch of Venus’, a Broadway musical that was a great hit. Nash is praised for his poetic style, in which he added funky words and also misspelled words within the poem, in order to make it more humorous for the reader. Nash was a sports lover, and his poem, ‘Line-Up for Yesterday’, paid homage to his favorite baseball players. The specialty of this poem was the alphabetical order, the players’ names came in, and the way he depicted them. His thoughts and sayings became popular through his works & writings and are extensively quoted. Here is a collection of Ogden Nash sayings, thoughts and quotations.