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Oxford Essential Quotations (library database)
Over 12,600 quotations. This collection is the ideal place to answer all your quotation questions. You can discover which of over 3,000 authors said that tantalising phrase, or you can search over 600 subjects to find an apt quotation for any occasion.
Writer's Reference Center (library database)
The 120,000 most authoritative quotations on the web, with 50,000 other short selections.
Oxford English Dictionary (library database)
Not only useful for pronunciation, etymology, and historical meanings, but also a rich source of quotations and first-known usages.
“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.” --- Muhammad Ali
"Studying, and striving for truth and beauty in general, is a sphere in which we are allowed to be children throughout life." ---Albert Einstein
"If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich." --- John F. Kennedy
"You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom."--- Malcolm X