A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others.— L. Frank Baum
Unbelievable Tin Man quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
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.
To be simple is the best thing in the world.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.
I shall take the heart. For brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world.
Now I know I've got a heart because it is breaking. - Tin Man
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
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.
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.
There are only two good outcomes for a quest like this, the hope of the serendipitous savant — sail for Asia and stumble on America — and the hope of scarecrows and tin men: that you find out you had the thing you sought all along.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
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.
I wouldn't call my work Modernist. I would rust if I try to think about labels. I'd feel like the Tin Man in 'The Wizard of Oz.
When I see a cheerful young man shrieking about how full of life he is, banging on a drum, and blowing on a tin trumpet, and speaking of his good spirits, it depresses me, since naturally it gives the contrary impression. It can't be real. It ought to be but it isn't. If the noisy person meant what he said, he wouldn't say it.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
And one fine day the goddess of the wind kisses the foot of man, that mistreated, scorned foot, and from that kiss the soccer idol is born. He is born in a straw crib in a tin-roofed shack and he enters the world clinging to a ball.
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!
I made a tin man costume with tin foil and furnace parts because I thought it would help me be more heartless.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take his automobile and buy all his food in one place and He could save that which was good to eat in the refrigerator and throw away that which had no further use. And soon the earth was covered with plastic bags and aluminum cans and paper plates and disposable bottles and there was nowhere to sit down or walk, and Man shook his head and cried: Look at this Godawful mess.
Man is a great blunderer going about in the woods, and there is no other except the bear makes so much noise. ... The cunningest hunger is hunted in turn, and what he leaves of his kill is meat for some other. That is the economy of nature, but with it all there is not sufficient account taken of the works of man. There is no scavenger that eats tin cans, and no wild thing leaves a like disfigurement on the forest floor.
Be an example to your men, in your duty and in private life.
Never spare yourself, and let the troops see that you don't in your endurance of fatigue and privation. Always be tactful and well-mannered and teach your subordinates to do the same. Avoid excessive sharpness or harshness of voice, which usually indicates the man who has shortcomings of his own to hide.