Friday, September 10, 2010

Quotes from "The Wonderful Wizard of OZ"


Quote "A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others"
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)



"Oh - You're a very bad man!"

Oh, no my dear. I'm a very good man. I'm just a very bad Wizard."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!"
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"How can you talk if you haven't got a brain?
I don't know, but some people without brains do an awful lot of talking."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)



"You have plenty of courage, I am sure," answered Oz. "All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"Now I know I've got a heart because it is breaking."
- Tin Man
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable."
- Wizard
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"There's no place like home..."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)



"Oh, I see;" said the Tin Woodman. "But, after all, brains are not the best things in the world."
Have you any?" enquired the Scarecrow.
No, my head is quite empty," answered the Woodman; "but once I had brains, and a heart also; so, having tried them both, I should much rather have a heart."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"My world, my world... How can such a good little girl like you destroy all of my beautiful wickedness.
- Wicked Witch of the North" (West in the movie)
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"A baby has brains, but it doesn't know much. Experience is the only thing that brings knowledge, and the longer you are on earth the more experience you are sure to get."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)

'The Wonderful Wizard of OZ' book cover


"You people with hearts,' he said once, 'have something to guide you, and need never do wrong; but I have no heart, and so I must be very careful."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"if i ever go looking for my hearts desire i won't look any further then my own backyard. cause if it isn't there i never really lost it to begin with."
— L. Frank Baum (Wizard of Oz)




"I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in luck not to have a heart."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"No matter how dreary and gray our homes are, we people of flesh and blood would rather live there than in any other country, be it ever so beautiful. The is no place like home."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"I am Oz, the Great and Terrible,"
spoke the Beast, in a voice that was one great roar.
"Who are you, and why do you seek me?"
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"I shall take the heart. For brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




The Scarecrow watched the Woodman while he worked and said to him "I cannot think why this wall is here nor what it is made of." "Rest you brains and do not worry about the wall," replied the Woodman, "when we have climbed over it we shall know what is on the other side."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"If your heads were stuffed with straw, like mine, you would probably all live in the beautiful places, and then Kansas would have no people at all. It is fortunate for Kansas that you have brains."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)




"Toto did not really care whether he was in Kansas or the Land of Oz so long as Dorothy was with him; but he knew the little girl was unhappy, and that made him unhappy too."
— L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz)


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