Reference Centre  >   Quotations and Online Texts
Quotations and Online Texts

AboutCom: Quotations
An internet guide for quotations, with feature articles, links. Topics covered include authors and orators, cliches, insults and quotes on different topics.

ALEX Catalogue of Electronic Texts
The Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts is a collection of public domain documents from American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.

Aphorisms Galore
Find witty sayings by author or category.

Bartleby - Great Books Online
Browse classics of literature, fiction, non-fiction and verse. You can also search Bartleby for dictionaries, encyclopaedias, thesauri, books of quotations and English usage guides.

Collection of fiction, poetry, classic texts and study resources.

English Server
Collection of online texts, journals, fiction, drama, philosophy and history.

Famous Quotations Network
Famous quotations by historical figures, writers, entertainers and some fictional characters. Browse quotes by author, subject or the alphabetical listing, or do a search.
top of page

Internet Public Library's Online Texts collection

Movie Quotes Browser
Browse for movie quotes by movie title or do a keyword search.

The Online Books Page
From the Digital Library University of Pennsylvania

Project Gutenberg
A vast collection of on-line texts that are ex-copyright. Constantly growing and regularly updated.
top of page

Quotation Centre
Over 13,000 famous quotations, arranged by author or subject.

The Quotations Archive
Comprehensive, searchable database of general purpose quotations. Browse through quotations by subject, alphabetically by author, or do a keyword search.

The Quotations Page
Large scale quotation site with many original resources. Includes a search function which allows you to search a number of quotation lists.
top of page