10+ quotes from Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Quotes from Ozma of Oz

L. Frank Baum ·  272 pages

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“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, quote from Ozma of Oz


“I've married a man who owns nine cows," said Jinjur to Ozma, "and now I am happy and contented and willing to lead a quiet life and mind my own business."

"Where is your husband?" asked Ozma.

"He is in the house, nursing a black eye," replied Jinjur, calmly. "The foolish man would insist upon milking the red cow when I wanted him to milk the white one; but he will know better next time, I am sure.”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“Only I never wish to get up in the morning" ~ Dorthy”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“but one egg isn't good for anything at all”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“Is this a trial of thoughts, or of kittens?' demanded the Woggle-Bug.
'It's a trial of one kitten,' replied the Scarecrow; 'but your manner is a trial to us all.”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“to console the girl for the loss of her feathered friend.”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“Mr. Smith was an art-ist, as well as an in-vent-or, and he paint-ed a pic-ture of a riv-er which was so nat-ur-al that, as he was reach-ing a-cross it to paint some flow-ers on the op-po-site bank, he fell in-to the wa-ter and was drowned.”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“You'll be sorry for treating me this way," whined the Wheeler. "I'm a terribly fierce person.”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“Here is your future ruler, King Evardo Fifteenth. He is fifteen years of age, has fifteen silver buckles on his jacket and is the fifteenth Evardo to rule the land of Ev." The people shouted their approval fifteen times,”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


“I can tell the time, though, by speak-ing, and as I nev-er sleep I can wak-en you at an-y hour you wish to get up in the morn-ing.'
'That's nice,' said the little girl; 'only I never wish to get up in the morning.”
― L. Frank Baum, quote from Ozma of Oz


About the author

L. Frank Baum
Born place: in Chittenango, New York, The United States
Born date May 15, 1856
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