What are famous quotations?

Some articles on quotations, famous quotations:

The Yale Book Of Quotations - Research Into Origins
... The Yale Book of Quotations' introduction also exhaustively describes the editor's attempts at research to identify many famous quotations, trace them to their original sources as ... use of online databases to find earlier or more precise information about famous quotations ... Shapiro claims that, to ensure that famous quotations were included, he reviewed more than a thousand previous quotations collections and other types of anthologies, read the alt ...

Famous quotes containing the words quotations and/or famous:

    Reading any collection of a man’s quotations is like eating the ingredients that go into a stew instead of cooking them together in the pot. You eat all the carrots, then all the potatoes, then the meat. You won’t go away hungry, but it’s not quite satisfying. Only a biography, or autobiography, gives you the hot meal.
    Christopher Buckley, U.S. author. A review of three books of quotations from Newt Gingrich. “Newtie’s Greatest Hits,” The New York Times Book Review (March 12, 1995)

    The [Loyal] legion has taken the place of the club—the famous Cincinnati Literary Club—in my affections.... The military circles are interested in the same things with myself, and so we endure, if not enjoy, each other.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)