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Where do I find quotes by famous people?

By July 15, 2008

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One of the questions I got by email this week was this:

Where do I find quotes by famous people?

There are PLENTY of places you can find great quotes from famous people, including:
  • QuoteDB: Organized both by subject and alphabetically; over 60,000 quotes.
  • Bartleby.com: a gigantic collection of quotations - you'll definitely find what you're looking for here.
  • The Quotations Page: One of the largest and oldest collections of famous quotes on the Web.
  • Quoteland: I love how this site is organized - lots of different ways to search for quotes.
  • ThinkExist: More than 300,000 quotations by 20,000 authors - in other words, a lot of quotes.
  • BrainyQuote: Browse by topic, author, or type.
  • Wikiquote: Over 15k pages of quotes; you can also help edit this resource.
  • QuotationsBook: A nicely organized site of quotations; easy on the eyes, too.
In addition, you'll want to check out About Quotations, one of my favorite sites with tons of great quotes by famous people, including Top Ten Lists of Quotations, Oscar speeches, Funny Movie Quotes, and lots more.

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October 21, 2009 at 9:56 am
(1) Robert Samson says:

I will recommend this site: http://www.evalunation.com

Especially because of the easy navigation.

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