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We have many ebooks and online dictionaries of famous quotations across different fields of study. These works are useful for finding the source of a quotation or researching quotations and for quotes you can use in your writing or presentations.
Ebooks and Online Dictionaries
Credo Reference database has several online books of quotations that you can browse or start with a keyword search for your quotation. The collection includes:
- Bloomsbury Biographical Dictionary of Quotations
- Bloomsbury Thematic Dictionary of Quotations
- Book of Bible Quotations
- Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations
- Collins Dictionary of Quotations
- A Dictionary of Classical Greek Quotations
- The Elgar Dictionary of Economic Quotations
- Film Quotations: 11,000 Lines Spoken on Screen, Arranged by Subject, and Indexed
- Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations
- The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
- Rawson's Dictionary of American Quotations
- Simpson's Contemporary Quotations
ProQuest Ebook Central has several ebooks of quotations including:
- Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal
- Key Quotations in Sociology
- Hutchinson Dictionary of Quotations
- The Yale Book of Quotations
- The Cultural Theorist's Book of Quotations
- The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations
- Medical Education: A Dictionary of Quotations
- The Founders on Religion: A Book of Quotations
- Historical Dictionary of Quotations in Cognitive Science: A Treasury of Quotations in Psychology, Philosophy and Artificial Intelligence
- In the Words of Frederick Douglass: Quotations from Liberty's Champion
- Quote/Unquote : Quotations on Freedom of Speech, Journalism, the News Media and a World or Words
- The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations: The Illiterati's Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs, and Sayings
Britannica Academic database has the following collection of ebooks with quotations:
- Toaster's Handbook: Jokes, Stories, and Quotations
- The World's Best Poetry, Volume 10: Poetical Quotations
- Handy Dictionary of Poetical Quotations
- Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
- Many Thoughts of Many Minds: A Treasury of Quotations from the Literature of Every Land and Every Age
- Bartlett's familiar Black quotations, Newark Library
- The Oxford dictionary of quotations, NY Midtown Library, Paramus Library
- Oxford dictionary of modern quotations, NY Midtown Library, Paramus Library, Woodland Park Library
- Webster's dictionary of familiar quotations, NY Midtown Library
- The Oxford dictionary of literary quotations, Paramus Library
- The Concise Oxford dictionary of quotations, NY Midtown Library
- The speaker's quote book: over 4,500 illustrations and quotations for all occasions, Woodland Park Library
- Bartlett's Familiar quotations; a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature, Held at various libraries
- The Yale book of quotations, Middlesex Library
- ThoughtCo Quotations
- Furman University Mathematical Quotations Server
Quotations related to mathematics.
- The Phrase Finder
Includes the meanings and origins of English idioms, phrases and sayings.
- Wikiquote: List of Common Misquotations
A list of commonly misquoted phrases.
- Wiktionary: English Proverbs
The history of many common English phrases is provided, and some may include citations to the original source.
- Wiktionary: Proverbs by Language
Browse proverbs by languages other than English.