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  • "I hope my strength holds out." "I hope your tail holds out!"
  • "Yes, get up and teach him a lesson." "What's wrong with you teaching him?" "Well I hardly know him." Scarecrow and the Tin Man, my heroes.
  • The Lion had some great one liners.
    • "How long can ya stay fresh in that can?"
    • "Trapped! Trapped like mice – er – rats!"
    • "There's just one thing I want you guys to do... talk me out of it!"
    • Of of his best moments is the one where he says nothing at all. "Ehhhhh... and YOU, Lion!" Lion is of course too frightened to speak. "WELL?!" The Lion promptly faints.
  • Despite not having any brains, the Scarecrow makes a very good point. "I don't know. But some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't they?"
  • "...Shucks, folks, I'm speechless!"
  • "The Great Oz has spoken! Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!"
  • Aunt Em: "Almira Gulch, just because you own half the county doesn't mean that you have the power to run the rest of us. For twenty-three years, I've been dying to tell you what I thought of you! And now... well, being a Christian woman, I can't say it!" Of course that particular scene borders onto Moment of Awesome territory.
  • This Troper recalls seeing the film in theathers after 70 years and the crowd still getting a huge laugh out of this line...

 Dorothy: Professor Marvel, why can't we go with you and see all the crowned heads of Europe?

Professor Marvel: Do you know any?! .... Oh, you mean the things...

  • This exchange:

 Dorothy: Weren't you frightened?

Wizard of Oz: Frightened? Child, you're talking to a man who's laughed in the face of death, sneered at doom, and chuckled at catastrophe... I was petrified.

  • When Gilda tells the Wicked Witch to "Begone! Before someone drops a house on you!" the Witch actually looks up in alarm!
  • "You mean she bit ya?" "No, her dog." "Ohh...she bit her dog, eh?"
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