Oklahoma! (1943) was the first musical play written by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II.
- "Oh, what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day, I got a beautiful feeling everything's going my way" - Curly
- "He told me they were the cats with the softest fur on their tails!" - Ado Annie on why the peddler was comparing her to a persian cat.
- "I cain't say no!" - Ado Annie
- "Shoot things!" - Judd Fry
- "I don't say I'm no better than anybody else, but I'll be darned if I aint just as good" - Aunt Eller