Ogden Nash’s Advice to Husbands

Ogden Nash
A Word to Husbands

To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you’re wrong, admit it;
Whenever you’re right, shut up.

from Candy is Dandy by Ogden Nash (1962).
Did you know that rhymester Nash wrote the lyrics for Kurt Weill’s beautiful love song “Speak Low”? 

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