These Scarecrow quotes are from the Wizard of Oz. There are so many Scarecrow quotes that can help you when you are tired of being in the same old rut, and all you need is a little push, a little inspiration, a smile on the face, change of mood, bring you out of the banality of life, make you laugh a little, or may even make you cry a bit, and these Scarecrow quotes exists just do that.
The Scarecrow is an anecdotal character imagined by L. Forthright Baum, creator and maker of the Oz inheritance. He is first presented in Baum’s first Oz book titled The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, distributed in 1900. He shows up in the third section of the novel titled How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow.
He is a being from the supernatural Land of Oz, and is the principal buddy and steadfast confidant that Dorothy Gale and her little pet pooch, Toto found on their voyage down the Yellow Brick Road while venturing out to see the incredible and ground-breaking Wizard. Dorothy urged the Scarecrow to join her to approach the Wizard for a lot of minds, which he thought he needed.
Toward the finish of the story and in the wake of having numerous experiences he inevitably received what he wanted and ended up known as one of the cleverest figures in all of Oz. The Scarecrow is a very delicate character, his manner is so kind and thoughtful, obliging and legitimate that all who realize him cherish him.
The Scarecrow is an ungainly and ungraceful figure in his characteristics since he is loaded down with straw. In this way Scarecrow can never get injured, however he is clumsy in his developments as he actually weighs under five to ten pounds. He never tires, and never needs to rest or eat. He likewise observes very well in obscurity. The main thing he fears is the consuming fire of hot flame!
Regardless of professing to not have a cerebrum, the Scarecrow addressed Dorothy for needing to come back to Kansas as Oz is unmistakably progressively vivid and lovely contrasted with Kansas which is exhausting and vapid. It is to be noted that The Scarecrow doesn’t have a significant history. He was only two days old when he met Dorothy Gale.
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“People without brains do an awful lot of talking, don’t they?”
“Well, what’s wrong with you teaching him?”
“I haven’t got a brain… only straw.”
“Come along Dorothy. You don’t want any of those apples.”
“I’ve got a way to get us in there, and you’re gonna lead us.”
“You see, I can’t even scare a crow. They come from miles around just to eat in my field and laugh in my face. Oh, I’m a failure because I haven’t got a brain.”
“Why, if I had a brain, I could — [begins singing]
I could while away the hours,
Conferrin’ with the flowers,
Consultin’ with the rain.
And my head I’d be scratchin’
While my thoughts were busy hatchin’
If I only had a brain.”
“The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isoceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side. Oh, joy! Rapture! I’ve got a brain!”
“I don’t know… But some people without brains do an awful lot of talking… don’t they?
“took my legs off and they threw them over there! Then they took my chest out and they threw it over there!
“The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side. Oh joy! Rapture! I got a brain! How can I ever thank you enough?
“I’m not afraid of her. I’m not afraid of anything – except a lighted match.
“I’m not afraid of her! I’ll see you get safely to the Wizard now, whether I get a brain or not. Stuff a mattress with me. Ha!
“I don’t see how. You weren’t around when I was stuffed and sewn together, were you?’
“Now that’s getting personal, Lion.”
“I could while away the hours/conferrin’ with the flowers/consultin’ with the rain/And my head I’d be scratchin’/ While my thoughts were busy hatchin’/If I only had a brain.”
“Then I’m sure to get a brain.”
“It’s no use screaming at a time like this. Nobody will hear you. Help! Help!”
“That’s the trouble, I can’t make up my mind. I haven’t got a brain… only straw.I don’t know….but some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don’t they?”
“Animals that – that eat straw?”
“There is no place like home.”
“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.”
“A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others”
“Some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don’t you think?”
“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.”
“I shall take the heart. […] For brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world.”
“If we walk far enough,” says Dorothy, “we shall sometime come to someplace.”
“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.”
“No matter how dreary and gray our homes are, we people of flesh and blood would rather live there than in any other country, be it ever so beautiful. There is no place like home.”
“True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid…”
“Oh, I see;” said the Tin Woodman. “But, after all, brains are not the best things in the world.”
Have you any?” enquired the Scarecrow.
No, my head is quite empty,” answered the Woodman; “but once I had brains, and a heart also; so, having tried them both, I should much rather have a heart.”
“Toto did not really care whether he was in Kansas or the Land of Oz so long as Dorothy was with him; but he knew the little girl was unhappy, and that made him unhappy too.”
“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.”
“For I consider brains far superior to money in every way. You may have noticed that if one has money without brains, he cannot use it to his advantage; but if one has brains without money, they will enable him to live comfortably to the end of his days.”
“It is such an uncomfortable feeling to know one is a fool.”
“Can’t you give me brains?” asked the Scarecrow.
“You don’t need them. You are learning something every day. 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.”
“People would rather live in homes regardless of its grayness. There is no place like home.”
“During the year I stood there I had known was the loss of my heart. While I was in love I was the happiest man on earth.”
“He is my dog, Toto,” answered Dorothy.
“Is he made of tin, or stuffed?” asked the Lion.
“Neither. He’s a– a– a meat dog,” said the girl.”
“I am Oz, the Great and Terrible,”
spoke the Beast, in a voice that was one great roar.
Who are you, and why do you seek me?”
“If your heads were stuffed with straw, like mine, you would probably all live in the beautiful places, and then Kansas would have no people at all. It is fortunate for Kansas that you have brains.”
“I cannot understand why you should wish to leave this beautiful country and go back to the dry, gray place you call Kansas.”
“That is because you have no brains,” answered the girl. “No matter how dreary and gray our homes are, we people of flesh and blood would rather live there than in any other country, be it ever so beautiful. There is no place like home.”
The Scarecrow sighed.
“Of course I cannot understand it,” he said. “If your heads were stuffed with straw, like mine, you would probably all live in beautiful places, and then Kansas would have no people at all. It is fortunate for Kansas that you have brains.”
“If you only have brains on your head you would be as good a man as any of them, and a better man than some of them. Brains are the only things worth having in this world, no matter whether one is a crow or a man.”
“Dorothy said nothing. Oz had not kept the promise he made her, but he had done his best. So she forgave him. As he said, he was a good man, even if he was a bad Wizard.”
“The Tin Woodman knew very well he had no heart, and therefore he took great care never to be cruel or unkind to anything. “You people with hearts,” he said, “have something to guide you, and need never do wrong; but I have no heart, and so I must be very careful.”
“I am content in knowing I am as brave as any best that ever lived, if not braver.”
“Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.”
“But that isn’t right. The King of Beasts shouldn’t be a coward,'” said the Scarecrow.
‘I know it,’ returned the Lion, wiping a tear from his eye with the tip of his tail. ‘It is my great sorrow, and makes my life very unhappy. But whenever there is danger, my heart begins to beat fast.’
‘Perhaps you have heart disease,’ said the Tin Woodman.
‘It may be,’ said the Lion.”
“While I was in love I was the happiest man on earth.”
“Why, anybody can have a brain. That’s a very mediocre commodity. Every pusillanimous creature that crawls on the Earth or slinks through slimy seas has a brain. Back where I come from, we have universities, seats of great learning, where men go to become great thinkers. And when they come out, they think deep thoughts and with no more brains than you have. But they have one thing you haven’t got: a diploma.”