"Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Ogden Nash on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Ogden Nash on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Ogden Nash on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Ogden Nash on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Ogden Nash on Ron Taffel
"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you."
"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."
"A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold."
"Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny - Did you ever try buying then without money?"
"Happiness is having a scratch for every itch."