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Quotations (Online)

  • All Things William - 10,000 quotes based on the name William in its various forms and offered in the spirit of sharing and celebration!
  • Animal quotations - Animal quotations and quips about dogs and cats. Quotes about our favorite pets.
  • Annabelle's Quotation Guide - Organized by topic and author, quote-o-gram, weekly quotes mailing, and a quote of the week.
  • Anyara's Aphorisms - Quotations sorted by topic, with the speaker's sun sign noted.
  • Aphorisms Galore - Find witty sayings by author or category, read background information, and contribute favorite sayings.
  • - A large searchable database of quotations featuring commonly requested quotation categories.
  • Bartlett's Familiar Quotations - Searchable quotations site, provided in electronic format by Project Bartleby at Columbia University.
  • Board of Wisdom - Share and debate famous quotes, sayings and witticisms.
  • Born Today - Quotes by, pictures of, and links to information about people who were born on each day of the year.
  • Brain Candy: Celebrity Quotations - Advice given by well known people. Also famous put downs or insults.
  • BrainyQuote - Thousands of quotes grouped by topic and by author.
  • Business Quotes - Motivational quotations from Dale Carnegie, Henry Ford, and Zig Ziglar as well as other American business communicators.
  • Creative Quotations - Search quotes from famous people by keyword, author, and source, or by author's day of birth, nationality, and profession.
  • Critial Thought and Religious Liberty - Quotes - Includes pages with quotes from America's founding fathers, Albert Einstein, Adolph Hitler, and Stephen Jay Gould.
  • Daily Celebrations: Quotations Directory - A collection of quotes on a large number of topics. Topics are listed in alphabetical order.
  • Daily Miscellany: Archive of Quotations - Inspirational words on a variety of topics.
  • Dictionary of Quotations - Famous and inspiring quotations organized by subject and author.
  • - Quotations by philosophers, poets, and psychologists, with additional sayings about nature and love/romance.
  • Elibron Wit & Wisdom - Thousands of famous quotations organized by categories.
  • Famous Quotes and Quotations - Browse a collection of famous quotes and quotations listed both by author's name and topic or submit your own quotes.
  • Food Quotations - Quotations about food, ranging from the humorous to the philosophical, by everyone from Confucius to Mark Twain.
  • GIGA Quotes - This collection of quotations, aphorisms, maxims, proverbs, mottoes, book excerpts, and poems is browsable by author or cross-referenced topic.
  • Great Aviation Quotes - Thoughts on flying, airplanes, and being a pilot.
  • Insight Quotes - Collection of quotations as well as a free Daily Insight e-mail.
  • Inspirational Quotes - Created by two brothers from Michigan who like inspirational quotes.
  • The Institution of Silly & Meaningless Sayings - The study of isms. Current database holds almost 450 isms heard at first hand.
  • Libraries and Librarians - Famous words about libraries.
  • Literature Quotations from - More than 10,000 quotations from literature texts, covering Chaucer to modern writers. Organised according to author and fully searchable.
  • - Love quotes and sayings.
  • Mark's Quotes - A selection of motivational and self-help quotations as well as other topics in random order.
  • Matthew Doucette's Quotes - Scientific, inspirational, and intelligence quotations.
  • - Quotations gleaned from the writings and speeches of the world's most memorable individuals.
  • Military Quotes, Mottos, Jokes and Humor - Military quotations and other material, including Murphy's Laws of Combat, Military mottos, military jokes and other military humor.
  • Noring Collection of Quotations - Huge single page from the alt.quotations newsgroup.
  • The Other Pages: Quotations - Over 20,000 quotes searchable by topic and author.
  • The Phrase Finder - A large archive of phrases, sayings, quotes and cliches, with their meanings and origins. Give it a word and it will return a related list.
  • Phrases Worth Considering - About a hundred proverbs and famous quotations, sorted by subject, selected by Gunnar Hjalmarsson.
  • Psycho Proverb Zone - Humorous and thought provoking quotations and proverbs.
  • Quotation Center - Over 13,000 quotes searchable by author or subject.
  • The Quotation Database - Collection from modern and historical figures
  • Quotation Library - Searchable database of quotations with author and subject indexes.
  • Quotations - Learn about clichιs, euphemisms, quotes from famous people, and how to use quotations in written text. From
  • The Quotations and Sayings Database - Portal to quotations collections.
  • The Quotations Archive - A database of quotations. Contains a special section on love and marriage, useful for wedding toasts.
  • The Quotations Book - Aims to be the foremost quotations, fortunes and proverbs site.
  • Quotations Central - 1200 quotations sorted by subject.
  • The Quotations Page - Search through nine different collections.
  • Quote Garden - Sorted by subject: inspirational, thought-provoking, humorous, and literary; quotes for occasions and greetings.
  • Quote Geek - Searchable index of quotations from movies, television, literature, celebrities, and theater.
  • Quote Me On It - Large collection of quotations organized by subject and author.
  • QuoteKingdom - Three thousand quotations by hundreds of famous people, arranged alphabetically.
  • - A large comprehensive site with a search engine.
  • RhymeZone - Quotes sorted by author, searchable by content.
  • Roger's Collection of Famous Quotations - Quip, proverbs and sayings by famous and not so famous people that ranges from Aristotle to Warren Zevon featuring Albert Einstein, Mae West and W.C. Fields.
  • Sad Quotes - Quotations sorted into sad songs, sad words and sad films.
  • Said What - Hand-picked collection quotations.
  • Simpson's Contemporary Quotations - Simpson, James B. 1988. Simpson's Contemporary Quotations from the Bartleby project.
  • Speculative Fiction for the Web - Thought-provoking and humurous quotes on writing, life, and the writing life.
  • Quotations - Browse or search thousands of quotes by author, topic and contributor. Provides a way to save your favorite quotes.
  • The Time of your Life - Collections based on the idea of time.
  • To Tell A Quote - Quotes on people, life, vegetarianism, history, and love. Updated often. Wide variety of links.
  • Vivamiracle! - Quotations, searchable database, jokes, and music.
  • Who Said That - Meaningful quotes from a wide variety of sources.
  • Wikiquote - A free quote database built collaboratively using Wiki software, a sister project to Wikipedia. (GNU Free Documentation License)
  • Wish I'd Said That! - A personal collection of over 4,300 quotations, professionally presented, with all the biographical and citation info I could dig up for each.
  • WordSkit - Quotations, categorized by source, includes examples of quotation mythology; wrongful attribution and misquotation.
  • Wordz - This site is a collection of quotations grouped by subject, including love, dreams, writing, and last words, among others.
  • World of Quotes - Over 14,000 quotes arranged by topic and author.

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