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USC Debate Team Resources: Quotations

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Quotations Dictionaries @ USC LIbraries

Internet Sources is part of the New York Times Company.  Search for quotations by topic, by person, and by occasion.

This tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations.

These 6,700 quotations in 2,000 categories from both British and American authors represent an encyclopedic classification of the canon's eternal passages.

The 21,700 quotations in this standard reference bible, organized by major category, feature original language with translations alongside the classic English and American authors.

With over 12,000 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. Oxford Essential Quotations is an online collection based on the sixth edition of the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and the second edition of Oxford Quotations by Subject.

The Phrase Finder provides the meanings and origins or thousands of English sayings, phrases, idioms, and expressions.  The Phrase Thesaurus is a writers' resource that stimulates ideas for headlines, copy, song lyrics, fiction writing, etc.

Search for a quotation, select a topic, or search a master list of authors.

Thousands of famous quotations from many authors that can be browsed, searched, heard, and translated to several languages.