Quotations


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Databases

Oxford Reference Online

Contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Fully-indexed and cross-searchable, reference books are listed by subject - click on "Quotations" to search quotations from The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations.

Columbia Granger's Poetry Online 

Index of poetry found in anthologies and in the collected works of individual poets. Fully searchable, it includes interlinked poetry, commentaries, biographies, a glossary, and critical context essays by leading scholars. Includes 190,000 poems in full text and more than 500,000 poem citiations.

Print Resources

LC call number range: PN 6080-6095 [Quotations]

Subject headings:
Maxims
Proverbs
Quotations

Familiar Quotations: a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature, 16th ed. (aka Bartlett's Familiar Quotations)

REF PN 6081 .B27 1992

The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations

REF PN 6081 .N498 2001

The Quotable Woman: The First 5,000 Years

REF PN 6081.5 .Q65 2001

Websites

Bartleby.com: Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (10th ed., 1919)

Bartleby.com: Simpson's Contemporary Quotations (1950-1988)

Creative Quotations

Mark Twain Quotes

Yahoo!: Quotations

 

Last updated 02-15-08