30 L. Frank Baum Quotes And Sayings For Inspiration

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Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919) was an American author best known for his children’s books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and its sequels. He wrote 14 novels in the Oz series, plus 41 other novels, 83 short stories, over 200 poems, and at least 42 scripts. Let’s get some inspiration from our collection of L. Frank Baum Quotes.

It is useless to fight people with shooting heads; no one can withstand them.

– L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum Quotes

1. “Never question the truth of what you fail to understand, for the world is filled with wonders.” – L. Frank Baum

2. “Never give up. No one knows what’s going to happen next.” – L. Frank Baum

3. “No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.” – L. Frank Baum

4. “The True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.” – L. Frank Baum

5. “Time is given us to be happy and for no other reason … When we waste time, we waste happiness.” – L. Frank Baum

6. “The more one knows, the luckier he is, for knowledge is the greatest gift in life.” – L. Frank Baum

7. “In all this world there is nothing so beautiful as a happy child.” – L. Frank Baum

8. “Do not despair whatever happens for behind the clouds is always the rainbow.” – L. Frank Baum

9. “A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others.” – L. Frank Baum

10. “As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us bear with each other’s faults.” – L. Frank Baum

11. “I believe that dreams – day dreams, you know, with your eyes wide open and your brain machinery whizzing – are likely to lead to the betterment of the world.” – L. Frank Baum

12. “Everything in life is unusual until you get accustomed to it.” – L. Frank Baum

13. “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” – L. Frank Baum

14. “I am convinced the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones. For the common folks are like the leaves of a tree, and live and die unnoticed.” – L. Frank Baum

15. “It is such an uncomfortable feeling to know one is a fool.” – L. Frank Baum

16. “Familiarity with any great thing removes our awe of it.” – L. Frank Baum

17. “To please a child is a sweet and lovely thing that warms one’s heart and brings its own reward.” – L. Frank Baum

18. “Unless one can think wisely it is better to remain a dummy.” – L. Frank Baum

19.Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.” – L. Frank Baum

20. “I think the world is like a great mirror, and reflects our lives just as we ourselves look upon it.” – L. Frank Baum

21.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

22. “The Imaginative Child will become the imaginative man or woman most apt to create, to invent, and therefore to foster civilization.” – L. Frank Baum

23. “It is kindness that makes one strong and brave.” – L. Frank Baum

24. “In other words, the more stupid one is, the more he thinks he knows.” – L. Frank Baum

25. “People lose a lot of time in hating others, and there’s no fun in it at all.” – L. Frank Baum

26. “One can be ugly in looks, but lovely in disposition.” – L. Frank Baum

27. “Imagination has given us the steam engine, the telephone, the talking-machine, and the automobile, for these things had to be dreamed of before they became realities.” – L. Frank Baum

28. “Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder-tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident.” – L. Frank Baum

29. “Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.” – L. Frank Baum

30. “If we walk far enough, we shall sometime come to someplace.” – L. Frank Baum

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