| The ClassBrain Quotation Finder
By Cynthia Kirkeby
Feb 27, 2004, 10:21 PST
ClassBrain Quotation FinderGeneral Quotation Sources
Weve assembled some of the best quotation resources on the net for you to use for your research projects. Choose a general quotation source such as Bartleby.com or if you have a particular interest, choose from one of our specialty collections listed below.
Bartleby.com Quotation Search
Search for the quote you need with the handy search box below.
Quoteland has special collections dealing with sports, literary art, and special occasions, as well as a vast collection of general topics. The collection is searchable, extensive, and easy to use.
The Quotations Page
Search this vast database by author, quotation, and/or category. Their collection includes: coles Quotables, LMs Motivational Quotes, Coles Quotables, The Devils Dictionary, and others.
Source: The Quotations Page
The Quotations Archive
The Quotations Archive is a comprehensive, searchable database of general purpose quotations. Visitors to the web site can browse through quotations by subject, alphabetically by author, or they can use the search engine to generate a listing of quotations containing selected keywords or by a certain author.
Source: Aphids Communications
Specialty Quotation Sources
Mark Twain Quotations
This is the place to find quotes on everything Twain. Punctuated by great illustrations, this is one of the best author collections on the web. Use their search page to find just the right quote for your project.
Source: Barbara Schmidt
Furman University Mathematical Quotations Server
If math is your passion, this is the place for you. The home page of this web site will give you a random quotation each time you reload the page. You can browse the collection, look through the collection alphabetically, or search for the quote you need.
Source: Furman University
A Short Dictionary of Scientific Quotations
This little group of quotations has some gems. If you need a quotation dealing with the world of science, take a quick look though this page. Its arranged alphabetically by author.
Source: Alfred Burdett
This selection of civil engineering and engineering-related quotes was originally compiled and created by Andy Vann from the UK. Some are idealistic, some are cynical, and some are what might best be described as tangential.
Source: Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol
Search for a quote by keyword or phrase, cast member, genre or year. You can also browse by title, or view their top ten quote list. If youre a movie buff, youll find that you cant do without this great resource.
Source: Internet Movie Database
Garth's Eclectic Collection of Physics-Related Quotations
These quotations are classified by physics laws and theories. Use these quotations as a guide for choosing which novels you would most like to read. Most of them come from science-fiction novels, but others (most notably UmbertoEco's ``Foucault's Pendulum'') have nothing to do with science fiction.
Source: G.M. Huber
Quotations on Teaching, Learning and Education
This collection of quations has been assembled from Snow College in Utah and other sources, including collections at Western Kentucky University and the University of Minnesota. It is not searchable but it has some wonderful jewels, as well as some whimsical illustrations.
Source: James Rhem
Concordances - Shakespeare: Works
This is a very unusual quotation tool. Choose the book that youre interested in, click on search the selected book, type in the word or phrase that youd like to find, and youll find the citation of where to find it. Click get surrounding text and it will take you right to the correct section of the book.
Source: William A. Williams, Jr.