Reference Resources & Quick Facts
Familiar Quotations - A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs
traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature. By John Bartlett,
9th ed., 1901.
for Creative Thinking - A rather haphazardly arranged site which has
"quotations from famous people on their birthdays linked to five components
of creativity: foraging, reflecting, adopting, nuturing, and knuckling
down." Has 25,000 quotations which are searchable by keyword, author, nationality,
profession, and source.
Network _ This site has annoying pop-up advertising but is well organized
and searchable. You may sign up to get a newsletter of new quotes each
Server - From Furman University, this page points to a collection of
mathematical quotations culled from many sources.
- According to the opening page, "the Quotations Archive is a comprehensive,
searchable database of general purpose quotations. Visitors to the web
site can browse through quotations by subject, alphabetically by author,
or they can use the search engine to generate a listing of quotations containing
selected keywords or by a certain author."
Home Page - This page by Steve Spanoudis indexes over 24,500 quotations
by topic, by speaker and by collections.
Quotations Page - This
page was originally developed as a catalog of quotation resources on the
Internet; it has since evolved into a large-scale quotation site with many
quoteland.com - Quotations on every
topic, by every author, and in every fashion possible - This site has
quotations on every topic imaginable.
Quotez - Over 13,500
quotes on 500 subjects - arranged by author as well as by subject.
Simpson, James B. 1988. Simpson’s Contemporary
Quotations - From the Bartleby project, this resource "provides over
10,000 quotes from over 4000 sources, including 25 categories of quotes,
and 60 sections, ranging from “love” to “criminology.” Full, concise information
is given for each quotation, including source, date, and occasion. This
comprehensive reference contains words of wit and wisdom from such modern
notables as Ezra Pound, Henry Kissinger, George Orwell, Dorothy Parker,
and Desmond Tutu."