9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Literatures in English: Quotations
An extensive compilation of resources covering phrases, proverbs,
and quotations from ancient to modern times. A full citation
for the source of each quotation. Each resource can be searched
individually or search all collectively:
Respectfully Quoted (1989)
Features a database of more than 50,000 proverbs and quotations
by famous individuals. Users can search quotations by keyword,
date or month, nationality, or profession. Citations are usually
Internet Public Library - Quotations Reference
Provides resources to help identify or find interesting quotations.
Provides a directory to sites devoted to quotations.
Thousands of quotations organized by topic or speaker with
a keyword search feature. Author of the quote is provided, along
with one-sentence biographical information. There is rarely a specific
citation to the exact source of the quote.
Yale Book of Quotations
This site relates to the book of the same name and includes links to other recommended quotation sites, as well as a place to submit possible quotations for future editions of this book.