Wikiquote

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Lazy recall frequently means any witticism is attributed to Oscar Wilde or Dorothy Parker, and any profound statement to Gandhi or Nelson MandelaWikiquote is good for tracing the correct wording and origin of bons mots, but bear in mind what Abraham Lincoln said: "Don't believe everything you read on the internet."
Tom Calverley
The Web is a community, and despite the questionable information you can find there, it also offers you the ability to connect with people and start a dialogueWikiquote, despite the inherent problems of any Wiki to which anyone can contribute, can be a worthy resource because it enables multiple people to engage in a dialogue.  It also often contains links to external sources in text and audio formats where applicable.
James Sullivan
Miley is either an undercover history buff or really adept at using Wikiquote
Meredith Goldberg-Morse
In short, the goal of the Wikiquote is to produce a vast reference of quotations from prominent people, books, films, and proverbs.  There are, of course, a number of online collections of quotations already on the web, however Wikiquote is distinguished by being among the few that provide an opportunity for visitors to contribute, which is nice.
~ Posted at Food for Translators
Well, not that wise; he gets all his best lines from Wikiquote
Chris Knight on the character
Wise Man

Wikiquote is one of a family of wiki-based projects run by the Wikimedia Foundation, running on MediaWiki software.  Based on an idea by Daniel Alston and implemented by Brion Vibber, the goal of the project which began as an outgrowth to Wikipedia Famous Quotations is to produce collaboratively a vast reference of quotations from prominent people, books, films, proverbs, etc., and to be as proper as possible in regard to the details of the quotations and also providing the appropriate human reference of the quotation.  Though there are many online collections of quotations, Wikiquote is distinguished by being among the few that provide an opportunity for visitors to contribute.  Wikiquote pages are cross-linked to articles about the notable personalities and topics on Wikipedia.

Quotes from Wikiquote[edit]

  • Wikiquote is a free online compendium of sourced quotations from notable people and creative works in every language, translations of non-English quotes, and links to Wikipedia for further information.

Quotes about Wikiquote[edit]

  • Wikiquote has interesting and useful categories to peruse and also offers all readers the opportunity to become Wikiquotians (people who write and/or edit articles) themselves.
  • Buzzy Jackson is dismayed by "inspirational" books.  Not so much because they exist, but because she "never encountered a single one that spoke directly to those of us with a secular outlook."  …[O]n going to the bookstore, she found a void.  If Chicken Soup for the Soulless didn't exist, would it be necessary to invent it?  Yes, apparently.

    Jackson seems to have scoured an extensive book collection—or possibly Wikiquote—for timeless wisdom on thirty-three alphabetical subjects, from "advice" to "work."

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