Children, behold the Chimpanzee; He sits on the ancestral tree From which we sprang in ages gone. I'm glad we sprang: had we held on, We might, for aught that I can say, Be horrid Chimpanzees to-day.
Oliver Herford, The Chimpanzee; Reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 241-42.
Here's to old Adam's crystal ale, Clear sparkling and divine, Fair H2O, long may you flow, We drink your health (in wine).Oliver Herford
The bubble winked at me, and said, "You'll miss me brother, when you're dead."Oliver Herford
Many are called but few get up.Oliver Herford
Diplomacy: Lying in state.Oliver Herford
Why and Wherefore set out one day, To hunt for a wild Negation. They agreed to meet at a cool retreat On the Point of Interrogation.Oliver Herford
There is no time like the pleasant.Oliver Herford