Quotations

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations 

A collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature.

Bloomsbury Biographical Dictionary of Quotations

Over 10,000 quotes from throughout history. It is indexed by the quoted individual.

Bloomsbury Thematic Dictionary of Quotations 

Over 10,000 quotes from throughout history. It is indexed by theme.

Hoyt's New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations

Online version of the print resources, this site has 21,700 quotations drawn from speech and literature of all nations.

Respectfully Quoted

This website lists 2,100 entries of quotations requested from the Congressional Research Service. Quotes detail the "wisdom of the American political debate."

Simpson's Contemporary Quotations 
Contains 10,000 quotable comments from 4,000 individuals since 1950, with an emphasis on more current quotations. Whenever possible, Simpson's contains the date and circumstances about the quote.