Definition of Quotation Sources

Frequently used Sites

Destiny Card Catalog
Moline Public Library
Teacher’s Blogs
Staff Directory
Student/Family Skyward
Compass Learning
Moline School District


881.08 AFR African American quotations. Phoenix, AZ; Oryx Press, 1998.
808.8 VAN Quotations for special occasions.
808.81 HEN 5,000 quotations for all occasions. Philadelphia : Doubleday,
808.88 SEN Quotations for kids
REF 796. Baseball’s greatest quotations.
REF 808.8 BAR Familiar quotations
REF 808.8 MAG Magill’s quotations in context
REF 808.8 RES Respectfully quoted: a dictionary of quotations from the Library of Congress
REF 808.81 CHA Chambers dictionary of quotations
REF 808.88 AME American heritage dictionary of American quotations
REF 808.88 AND The concise Columbia dictionary of quotations
REF 808.88 HOY Hoyt’s new cyclopedia of practical quotations
REF 808.88 OXF The Oxford dictionary of modern quotations
REF 822.3 SHA The Columbia dictionary of quotations from Shakespeare


Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
Quotations Page
Quotations by Subject
Simpson’s Contemporary Quotation. The Most Notable Quotations: 1950 to 1988
The Columbia World of Quotations is a good source for modern quotes form a variety of sources
Wisdom Quotes
Famous Quotes at QuoteDB

Online Dictionaries:

Cambridge Dictionary.

Etymology Sites:
Online Etymology Dictionary
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. Giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words That Have a Tale to Tell.

Online Poetry Sources:
Prose and Verse Criticism of Poetry. Poetry and prose edited by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto from 1912 to the present.

Contemporary Poetry Review: a journal devoted exclusively to the criticism of poetry.

The Cambridge History Of English and American Literature. Considered the most important work of literary history and criticism ever published, the Cambridge History contains over 303 chapters and 11,000 pages, with essay topics ranging from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing. The set encompasses a wide selection of writing on orators, humorists, poets, newspaper columnists, religious leaders, economists, Native Americans, songwriters, and even non-English writing, such as Yiddish and Creole.

Academy Of American Poets site.
Click on Librarian’s Index to the Internet. Then click on Literature. Click on Poetry. Choose from the links available for 33 poetry related sites