Welcome at Greatest Quotations

Online since 2000 we are one of the oldest quotes website on the internet with a massive 63655 quotes in our database.

We have made several ways to search and browse the tens of thousands quotes in our database. You can search by author, author category, subjects but you can also look up great quotes with the search form above.

What are quotes exactly?

Quotes or Quotations are short statements from somebody's work, often a book, article or speach. A quote probabaly everybody know is "To be, or not to be..." by Shakespeare of course. Well, that's one and we have over sixty thousand more... That does provide a small problem in how to find that particular quote you are looking for.

We have made several options to help you with that but the best way of using this website is to just sit back, browse and enjoy all the quotes.


Am I allowed to use these quotes for my thesis or book?

Yes of course! To make that easier was one of the reason to start with this website. Mentioning you used this website will be appreciated.

Looking for quotes

The search form at the top is of course the quickest and easiest way of finding that particular quote. But we also made several lists so you can browse the quotes.

On the Authors page we have grouped all authors on last name. You can also browse the Popular authors.

You can also check many popular subjects on the Subjects page. And at the bottom of each page is a tag cloud with recent used search terms.