L. Frank Baum, fully Lyman Frank Baum

L. Frank
Baum, fully Lyman Frank Baum
18546
1919

American Children's Book Author, best known for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Author Quotes

Familiarity with any great thing removes our awe of it. The great general is only terrible to the enemy; the great poet is frequently scolded by his wife; the children of the great statesman clamber about his knees with perfect trust and impunity; the great actor who is called before the curtain by admiring audiences is often waylaid at the stage door by his creditors.

He can't get broke so long as he is stuffed with money.

I am content in knowing I am as brave as any best that ever lived, if not braver.

I know you have a lot of courage - said Oz. - You only need to trust in yourself. There is no living creature who does not feel afraid when you see the face of danger. True courage is to face danger even afraid, and that kind of courage you have to spare.

If we didn't want anything, we would never get anything, good or bad. I think our longings are natural, and if we act as nature prompts us we can't go far wrong.

Author Picture
First Name
L. Frank
Last Name
Baum, fully Lyman Frank Baum
Birth Date
18546
Death Date
1919
Bio

American Children's Book Author, best known for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz