quote by L. Frank Baum

A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others.

— L. Frank Baum

Unique Tin Tin quotations

Life is rather like a tin of sardines - we're all of us looking for the key.

We should not have a tin cup out for something as important as the arts in this country, the richest in the world. Creative artists are always begging, but always being used when it's time to show us at our best.

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.

Don't look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you'll know you're dead.

The War on Drugs employs millions - politicians, bureaucrats, policemen, and now the military - that probably couldn't find a place for their dubious talents in a free market, unless they were to sell pencils from a tin cup on street corners.

No tin-hat brigade of goose-stepping vigilantes or bibble-babbling mob of blackguarding and corporation paid scoundrels will prevent the onward march of labor, or divert its purpose to play its natural and rational part in the development of the economic, political and social life of our nation.

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.

We never had a bathtub. Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen, or in a big lard can.

I'm not living with you. We occupy the same cage. (Maggie)

When a defining moment comes along, you define the moment, or the moment defines you.

I hate the opera. I think I must have a tin ear. No matter how hard I concentrate it still sounds like a bunch of Italian chefs screaming risotto recipes at each other.

Gotta be more than grabbing nines to buck tin in, gotta be more than just to lust women, gotta be more than platinum Rolexes.

The sound of a harpsichord - two skeletons copulating on a tin roof in a thunderstorm.

It is becoming increasingly difficult to decide where jazz starts or where it stops, where Tin Pan Alley begins and jazz ends, or even where the borderline lies between between classical music and jazz. I feel there is no boundary line

Mendacity is a system that we live in," declares Brick. "Liquor is one way out an'death's the other.

Sex and golf are the two things you can enjoy even if you're not good at them.

All the same,' said the Scarecrow, 'I shall ask for brains instead of a heart;

for a fool would not know what to do with a heart if he had one.' I shall take the heart,' returned the Tin Woodman, 'for brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world.

To be simple is the best thing in the world.

You can be young without money but you can't be old without it.

Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat.

But when you got there it was the back of beyond. It was just a series of small tin sheds.

I created 'The Westerner' because of anger - anger at never-miss sheriffs, always-right marshalls, whitewashed gunfighters ... anger at TV's quick-draw tin gods who stand behind a tin star or ten cents' worth of righteous anger and justify their skill and slaughter with a self-conscious grin or a minute's worth of bad philosophy.

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.

At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on August 6, 1945, Japanese time, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the East Asia Tin Works, had just sat down at her place in the plant office and was turning her head to speak to the girl at the next desk.

To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail.

You know a constellation of imperishable values.

Live by the mighty truth and power of God. Live above the sludge of a sick society. Live among dispirited humans as the vanguard of peace and good news. Remember, our Commander in Chief has no use for tin soldiers.

Now I know I've got a heart because it is breaking. - Tin Man

A flower is a daisy chain, a graduation, a valentine;

a flower is New Year's Eve and an orchid in your hair; a flower is a single geranium blooming in a tin can on a murky city fire-escape; an acre of roses at the Botanical Gardens; and the first gold crocus of spring! ... a flower is a birth, a wedding, a leaving of this life.

When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.

There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.

Think of Divine Abundance as a mighty, refreshing rain.

Whatever receptacle you have at hand will receive it. If you hold up a tin cup, you will receive only that quantity. If you hold up a bowl, that will be filled. What kind of receptacle are you holding up to Divine Abundance?

Why does a salmon rise? Why does a small boy cross the street just to kick a tin can?

Bolivia historically made and still makes a living from natural resources.

Before it was tin, but also silver, gold, and other minerals were plundered by many foreign countries. Europe after the United States.

Yes, cider and tinned salmon are the staple diet of the agricultural classes.

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