Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.
Brainy Quote is one of the best sites on the Internet for finding an apt quotation or browsing by author or topic.
Michael Moncur’s The Quotations Page is also good, but lately it’s clotted with pop-up advertising.
For quality over quantity, try Steve and Sally Browning’s Quote-O-Matic; no ads, clean interface, easy searching, high quality.
Michael Moncur’s The Quotations Page:
Bartleby Quotations is also excellent and features three major works that can be searched with a single form.
Bartleby Quotations featuring:
The Nebraska Center For Writers has an excellent collection of Quotes For Writers.
For a really good time, try the Shakespearean Insulter.
Book Collections of Great Quotations
- The 2,548 Best Things Ever Said, Collected by Robert Byrne.
- Quotations With An Attitude, Collected by Roy L. Stewart.
- The Portable Curmudgeon, by Jon Winokur.
- Return Of The Portable Curmudgeon, by Jon Winokur.
- Cassell Dictionary Of Cynical Quotations, by Jonathon Green.
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