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Quotations from The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz is an adventure family fantasy film about a young girl who is swept away by a magical tornado and lands her in the world of Oz. Her adventure includes confrontation with a wicked witch, a lion, a scarecrow, and a tinman. Together, the lion, scarecrow, tinman, and the girl seek out to find the Wizard so she can return home and their dreams come true. Directed by Victor Fleming, Norman Taurog, Richard Thorpe, George Cukor, King Vidor, and Mervyn LeRoy. Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Karl Slover, Ray Bolger, and bert Lahr. Based on the novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum.

The Wizard of Oz is widely credited as one of the greatest films ever created. After its initial release, it won the Oscar awards for Best Music, Original Score and Best Music, Original Song. It was also nominated for four other Oscars, including Best Picture. The movie is called the most watched film in history and is shown yearly on television stations. Continue reading for The Wizard of Oz quotes.


Dorothy: Don't be silly, Toto. Scarecrows don't talk.
Wicked Witch of the West: Ring around the rosie, a pocket full of spears! Thought you were pretty foxy, didn't you? Well! The last to go will see the first three go before her! And your mangy little dog, too!
Dorothy: Where do you want to be oiled first?
Dorothy: Lions and tigers and bears! Oh, my!
Dorothy: What would you do with a brain if you had one?
Tin Woodsman: Now I know I have a heart, because it's breaking.
Cowardly Lion: Read what my medal says: "Courage". Ain't it the truth? Ain't it the truth?
Wizard of Oz: Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.
Cowardly Lion: All right, I'll go in there for Dorothy. Wicked Witch or no Wicked Witch, guards or no guards, I'll tear them apart. I may not come out alive, but I'm going in there. There's only one thing I want you fellows to do.
Tin Woodsman, Scarecrow: What's that?
Cowardly Lion: Talk me out of it.
Wizard of Oz: Do not arouse the wrath of the great and powerful Oz. I said come back tomorrow.
The Scarecrow: I'm not afraid of anything... except a lighted match. Dorothy: Well, I don't blame you for that.
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