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L. Frank Baum quotes: My people have been wearing green glasses on their eyes for so long that most of them think this really is an Emerald City. My people have been wearing green glasses on their eyes for so long that most of them think this really is an Emerald City.
L. Frank Baum quotes: One who is Master of himself is always a King, if only to himself. One who is Master of himself is always a King, if only to himself.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Then close your eyes and tap your heels together three times. And think to yourself, there's no place like home. Then close your eyes and tap your heels together three times. And think to yourself, there's no place like home.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.
L. Frank Baum quotes: It is possible for any man, by good deeds, to enshrine himself as a Saint in the hearts of the people. It is possible for any man, by good deeds, to enshrine himself as a Saint in the hearts of the people.
L. Frank Baum quotes: How very wet this water is. How very wet this water is.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Time is given us to be happy and for no other reason [ ... ] When we waste time, we waste happiness. Time is given us to be happy and for no other reason [ ... ] When we waste time, we waste happiness.
L. Frank Baum quotes: But you will admit that it's a good thing to be alive." "Especially But you will admit that it's a good thing to be alive." "Especially
L. Frank Baum quotes: The absurd and legendary devil is the enigma of the Church. The absurd and legendary devil is the enigma of the Church.
L. Frank Baum quotes: I never deal in transformations, for they are not honest, and no respectable sorceress likes to make things appear to be what they are not. I never deal in transformations, for they are not honest, and no respectable sorceress likes to make things appear to be what they are not.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Everything in life is unusual until you get accustomed to it -The Scarecrow - The Marvellous Land Of Oz by L. Frank Baum pg 103 chapter 13 Everything in life is unusual until you get accustomed to it -The Scarecrow - The Marvellous Land Of Oz by L. Frank Baum pg 103 chapter 13
L. Frank Baum quotes: Your mathematics seem to me very like a bottle of mixed pickles the more you fish for what you want the less chance you have of getting it. Your mathematics seem to me very like a bottle of mixed pickles the more you fish for what you want the less chance you have of getting it.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Is it a toy?" asked Button-Bright softly."No, dear," answered Dorothy; "it's better than that. It's the fairy dwelling of a fairy prince. Is it a toy?" asked Button-Bright softly.

"No, dear," answered Dorothy; "it's better than that. It's the fairy dwelling of a fairy prince.
L. Frank Baum quotes: I have always thought myself very big and terrible; yet such little things as flowers came near to killing me, I have always thought myself very big and terrible; yet such little things as flowers came near to killing me,
L. Frank Baum quotes: Toto was not gray; he was a little black dog, with long silky hair and small black eyes that twinkled merrily on either side of his funny, wee nose. Toto was not gray; he was a little black dog, with long silky hair and small black eyes that twinkled merrily on either side of his funny, wee nose.
L. Frank Baum quotes: It isn't what we are, but what folks think we are, that counts in this world. It isn't what we are, but what folks think we are, that counts in this world.
L. Frank Baum quotes: 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. 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 quotes: The Imaginative Child will become the imaginative man or woman most apt to create, to invent, and therefore to foster civilization The Imaginative Child will become the imaginative man or woman most apt to create, to invent, and therefore to foster civilization
L. Frank Baum quotes: There's no place like home... There's no place like home...
L. Frank Baum quotes: Floor and keep the fire fed with wood. Dorothy went to work meekly, with her mind made up to work as hard as she Floor and keep the fire fed with wood. Dorothy went to work meekly, with her mind made up to work as hard as she
L. Frank Baum quotes: Never give up ... No one knows what's going to happen next. Never give up ... No one knows what's going to happen next.
L. Frank Baum quotes: How can I help being a humbug ... when all these people make me do things that everybody knows can't be done? How can I help being a humbug ... when all these people make me do things that everybody knows can't be done?
L. Frank Baum quotes: It is such an uncomfortable feeling to know one is a fool. It is such an uncomfortable feeling to know one is a fool.
L. Frank Baum quotes: If I had a heart If I had a heart
L. Frank Baum quotes: Lions and tigers and Funkyoid, oh my! Lions and tigers and Funkyoid, oh my!
L. Frank Baum quotes: A little misery, at times, makes one appreciate happiness more. A little misery, at times, makes one appreciate happiness more.
L. Frank Baum quotes: When I return I shall be as other men are.""I have always liked you as you were," said Dorothy simply. When I return I shall be as other men are."
"I have always liked you as you were," said Dorothy simply.
L. Frank Baum quotes: A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others
L. Frank Baum quotes: for experience does not always mean wisdom. for experience does not always mean wisdom.
L. Frank Baum quotes: All your troubles are due to those 'ifs', declared the Wizard. All your troubles are due to those 'ifs', declared the Wizard.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Nothing can resist your kind heart and your sharp axe. Nothing can resist your kind heart and your sharp axe.
L. Frank Baum quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.- Wizard Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.
- Wizard
L. Frank Baum quotes: fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations. Yet fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations. Yet
L. Frank Baum quotes: Do try to be more cheerful and take life as you find it -The Scarecrow - The Marvellous Land Of Oz by L. Frank Baum pg 135 chapter 18 Do try to be more cheerful and take life as you find it -The Scarecrow - The Marvellous Land Of Oz by L. Frank Baum pg 135 chapter 18
L. Frank Baum quotes: The more one knows, the luckier he is, for knowledge is the greatest gift in life. The more one knows, the luckier he is, for knowledge is the greatest gift in life.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Only I never wish to get up in the morning" ~ Dorthy Only I never wish to get up in the morning" ~ Dorthy
L. Frank Baum quotes: Tarts and tadpoles!...The boy is still alive! Tarts and tadpoles!...The boy is still alive!
L. Frank Baum quotes: She clapped the heels of her shoes together three times, saying: "Take me home to Aunt Em!" Instantly She clapped the heels of her shoes together three times, saying: "Take me home to Aunt Em!" Instantly
L. Frank Baum quotes: Now, that is very interesting history," said Jack, well pleased; "and I understand it perfectly all but the explanation. Now, that is very interesting history," said Jack, well pleased; "and I understand it perfectly all but the explanation.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Those who remember are usually the unhappy ones. Only those who are able to forget, find the most joy in life. Those who remember are usually the unhappy ones. Only those who are able to forget, find the most joy in life.
L. Frank Baum quotes: came to eat the corn too, so in a short time there came to eat the corn too, so in a short time there
L. Frank Baum quotes: True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid ... True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid ...
L. Frank Baum quotes: It is always wise to do one's duty, however unpleasant that duty may seem to be. -Ozma It is always wise to do one's duty, however unpleasant that duty may seem to be. -Ozma
L. Frank Baum quotes: To please a child is a sweet and lovely thing that warms one's heart and brings its own reward. To please a child is a sweet and lovely thing that warms one's heart and brings its own reward.
L. Frank Baum quotes: You see, in this country are a number of youths who do not like to work, and the college is an excellent place for them. You see, in this country are a number of youths who do not like to work, and the college is an excellent place for them.
L. Frank Baum quotes: They seemed happy and contented, though," remarked the Wizard, "and those who are contented have nothing to regret and nothing more to wish for. They seemed happy and contented, though," remarked the Wizard, "and those who are contented have nothing to regret and nothing more to wish for.
L. Frank Baum quotes: I have learned to regard fame as a will-o-wisp. I have learned to regard fame as a will-o-wisp.
L. Frank Baum quotes: And as they walked along he sang "Tol-de-ri-de-oh!" at every step, he felt so gay. And as they walked along he sang "Tol-de-ri-de-oh!" at every step, he felt so gay.
L. Frank Baum quotes: No Queen with a frozen heart is fit to rule any country. No Queen with a frozen heart is fit to rule any country.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Do you think Oz could give me courage? asked the Cowardly Lion. Do you think Oz could give me courage? asked the Cowardly Lion.
L. Frank Baum quotes: The Tin Woodman was about to reply when he heard a low growl, and turning The Tin Woodman was about to reply when he heard a low growl, and turning
L. Frank Baum quotes: My world, my world ... How can such a good little girl like you destroy all of my beautiful wickedness.- Wicket Witch of the North My world, my world ... How can such a good little girl like you destroy all of my beautiful wickedness.
- Wicket Witch of the North
L. Frank Baum quotes: Unless one can think wisely it is better to remain a dummy. Unless one can think wisely it is better to remain a dummy.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Now I know I've got a heart because it is breaking.- Tin Man Now I know I've got a heart because it is breaking.
- Tin Man
L. Frank Baum quotes: Scarecrow declared he could see as well as by day. So she took hold of his Scarecrow declared he could see as well as by day. So she took hold of his
L. Frank Baum quotes: This Guph was really a clever rascal, and it seems a pity he was so bad, for in a good cause he might have accomplished much. This Guph was really a clever rascal, and it seems a pity he was so bad, for in a good cause he might have accomplished much.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Traveling through her country. This made her angrier Traveling through her country. This made her angrier
L. Frank Baum quotes: An educated Woggle-Bug may be a new thing; but a Woggle-Bug education is as old as the hills, judging from the display you make of it. An educated Woggle-Bug may be a new thing; but a Woggle-Bug education is as old as the hills, judging from the display you make of it.
L. Frank Baum quotes: It is folly for us to try to appear otherwise than as nature has made us. It is folly for us to try to appear otherwise than as nature has made us.
L. Frank Baum quotes: To console the girl for the loss of her feathered friend. To console the girl for the loss of her feathered friend.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my! - Dorothy in Wizard of Oz Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my! - Dorothy in Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum quotes: Do not despair whatever happens for behind the clouds is always the rainbow. Do not despair whatever happens for behind the clouds is always the rainbow.
L. Frank Baum quotes: In this world in which we live simplicity and kindness are the only magic wands that work wonders In this world in which we live simplicity and kindness are the only magic wands that work wonders
L. Frank Baum quotes: The Lion. "They of seem so helpless and frail. But there are none in the forest so bright as these." They now came upon more and more of the big The Lion. "They of seem so helpless and frail. But there are none in the forest so bright as these." They now came upon more and more of the big
L. Frank Baum quotes: shoes were so cut and slashed that they were ready to fall from her feet. shoes were so cut and slashed that they were ready to fall from her feet.
L. Frank Baum quotes: You began it," declared Dorothy. "Well, you ended it, so we won't argue the matter. May we come out again? Or are you still cruel and slappy? You began it," declared Dorothy. "Well, you ended it, so we won't argue the matter. May we come out again? Or are you still cruel and slappy?
L. Frank Baum quotes: And I' declared the Sawhorse, filling an awkward pause, 'am only remarkable because I can't help it. And I' declared the Sawhorse, filling an awkward pause, 'am only remarkable because I can't help it.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Because the Nome King intends to do evil is no excuse for my doing the same, Because the Nome King intends to do evil is no excuse for my doing the same,
L. Frank Baum quotes: Oh, dear! Oh, dear!" cried Dorothy, clasping her hands together in dismay. "The house must have fallen on her. Whatever shall we do? Oh, dear! Oh, dear!" cried Dorothy, clasping her hands together in dismay. "The house must have fallen on her. Whatever shall we do?
L. Frank Baum quotes: All magic is unnatural, and for that reason is to be feared and avoided ~ The Scarecrow All magic is unnatural, and for that reason is to be feared and avoided ~ The Scarecrow
L. Frank Baum quotes: People lose a lot of time being afraid... People lose a lot of time in hating others, and there's no fun in it at all. People lose a lot of time being afraid... People lose a lot of time in hating others, and there's no fun in it at all.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Education is a thing to be proud of. Education is a thing to be proud of.
L. Frank Baum quotes: True courage is in facing damger when you are afraid. True courage is in facing damger when you are afraid.
L. Frank Baum quotes: The beauty of life is its sudden changes. No one knows what is going to happen next, and so we are constantly being surprised and entertained. The beauty of life is its sudden changes. No one knows what is going to happen next, and so we are constantly being surprised and entertained.
L. Frank Baum quotes: I'll miss you most of all scarecrow. I'll miss you most of all scarecrow.
L. Frank Baum quotes: As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us bear with each other's faults. As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us bear with each other's faults.
L. Frank Baum quotes: I'm glad I don't know everything, Dorothy, and that there still are things in both nature and in wit for me to marvel at. I'm glad I don't know everything, Dorothy, and that there still are things in both nature and in wit for me to marvel at.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't you think? Some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't you think?
L. Frank Baum quotes: Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.
L. Frank Baum quotes: There is no place like home. There is no place like home.
L. Frank Baum quotes: The reason most people are bad is because they do not try to be good. The reason most people are bad is because they do not try to be good.
L. Frank Baum quotes: You are both rich my friends ... And your riches are the only riches worth having, the riches of content. You are both rich my friends ... And your riches are the only riches worth having, the riches of content.
L. Frank Baum quotes: With Dorothy hard at work, the With Dorothy hard at work, the
L. Frank Baum quotes: We all have our weaknesses, dear friends; so we must strive to be considerate of one another. We all have our weaknesses, dear friends; so we must strive to be considerate of one another.
L. Frank Baum quotes: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ 1. THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ 1.
L. Frank Baum quotes: A beautiful girl is much superior to a little yellow bird, and a boy - such as I was - far better than a Green Monkey. A beautiful girl is much superior to a little yellow bird, and a boy - such as I was - far better than a Green Monkey.
L. Frank Baum quotes: That is all that makes life worth our while - to do good deeds and to help those less fortunate than ourselves. That is all that makes life worth our while - to do good deeds and to help those less fortunate than ourselves.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Never question the truth of what you fail to understand, for the world is filled with wonders. Never question the truth of what you fail to understand, for the world is filled with wonders.
L. Frank Baum quotes: Some of my youthful readers are developing wonderful imaginations. This pleases me. Some of my youthful readers are developing wonderful imaginations. This pleases me.