E. Y. “Yip” Harburg Quotes

Most popular E. Y. “Yip” Harburg Quotes

Don't get smart alecksy 
With the galaxy, 
Leave the atom alone.
— E. Y. “Yip” Harburg

science

What throws a monkey wrench in
A fella's good intention?
That nasty old invention—
Necessity!
— E. Y. “Yip” Harburg

necessity intention

Oh, innocent victims of Cupid,
Remember this terse little verse;
To let a fool kiss you is stupid,
To let a kiss fool you is worse.

foolishness kiss