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Quotations (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Quotations
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  • Quotes (Quotations)
  • Sayings
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The quotations page, via WWW, viewed Jan. 3, 2013 (quotations; famous quotes; quotes and famous sayings)

Wikipedia, Jan. 3, 2013 (under Quotation: A quotation is the repetition of one expression as part of another one, particularly when the quoted expression is well-known or explicitly attributed by citation to its original source, and it is indicated by (punctuated with) quotation marks. A quotation can also refer to the repeated use of units of any other form of expression, especially parts of artistic works: elements of a painting, scenes from a movie or sections from a musical composition. ... Famous quotations are frequently collected in books that are sometimes called quotation dictionaries or treasuries. Of these, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations, The Yale Book of Quotations and The MacMillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases are considered among the most reliable and comprehensive sources. Diaries and calendars often include quotations for entertainment or inspirational purposes, and small, dedicated sections in newspapers and weekly magazines--with recent quotations by leading personalities on current topics--have also become commonplace.)


Here are entered collections of quotations in various languages. Collections of original quotations in one language as well as collections translated from various languages into one language are entered under the headings Quotations, English, [French, Latin, etc.]. Collections translated from one language are entered under the original language.

Notes under Anthologies; Quotations about places

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