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The following sites are all of the winners of the extremely exclusive Land of Quotes Reference Award.

The Land of Quotes is one of many useful reference tools on the internet. The webmaster here at The Land of Quotes is constantly scouring the web to find those resources. He is extremely selective as he identifies the best and brightest of internet reference.

Please select from one of the following options:

  • General Reference Links
  • Quotation Links
  • Dictionaries, Thesauri & Other Word Sources
  • Language Use Reference
  • Historical Reference

    General Reference Links

      Reference Desk on the Net
      If you've ever tried to do research on the Internet, then you'll apreciate the value of this site. It is a massive collection of links to hundreds of reference sites, organized into general questions, such as "How do I...?" or "How much, how many?". It's only apropriate that a reference librarian built this site!
      This is the one-stop quick reference site on the internet. Look up just about anything from here! It's fast, it's easy, it's comprehensive! Wonderful!
      Earth Calendar
      The Earth Calendar is a fascinating and enjoyable website. It features holidays from all over the world, be they religious, political, or sentimental in nature. Its prodigious listings are searchable by date, religion, or geographical location. This site is at once a good place to go for the traveller avoiding schedule conflicts, the party animal looking for a reason to celebrate and everyone looking for an interesting site. Truly elite!

    Quotation Links

      The Quotations Archive
      This page not only has quotations, but two features which make it stand out among the rest. Firstly, it has a special interest section devoted to love and marriage. Secondly, every page on it is enhanced in Perl, allowing greater functionality than most. Definitely worth a visit!
      Thomas Jefferson On Politics & Government
      This is an absolutely extraordinary page. Well laid out and extremely scholarly. This is an absolutely astonishing page which exemplifies how the internet can be used for good purposes. If it's not here, Thomas Jefferson couldn't have said it!
      The Quotation Guide
      A seemingly endless collection of quotations, divided up into over 45 categories! It is just simple enough in layout to make it very user-friendly without sacrificing organization.
      The Lair of Quotingman
      This site sports a good-sized collection of quotations. It's organized alphabetically by author, and this unique organization combined by its sheer imensity makes it a formidable resource. My hats off to Quotingman!
      Quote World
      Sporting an ambitious name, Quote World distinguishes itself through its detail and accuracy of attributions. This is the place to go if you want to know about the author of your favorite quote!
      Online Dictionary of Quotations
      This site lives up to its name, right down to the fact that it looks like a dictionary of quotations! It is indexed by topic and author, with its high point being the impressive author/subject index.
      The Quotes and Sayings Database

    Dictionaries, Thesauri & Other Word Sources

      The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
      Ever wonder where a word or phrase came from? Your search ends here. The dictionary of phrase and fable provides an extremely comprehensive and detailed word and phrase origins resource.
      Roget's Internet Thesaurus
      You can tell by the name "Roget" alone that this will be a good resource. It certainly lives up to expectations, providing huge meaning lists followed by gargantuan synonym lists. This is the only thesaurus you'll ever need!

    Language Use Reference

      The Elements of Style
      This formal site contains every style-related grammar rule in the English language. If you ever have any question as to how a sentence should be structured, look no further than the Elements of Style.

    Historical Reference

      This is certainly one of the most reference sites I've ever seen. The luminarium contains the biographies, works and quotes of dozens of authors from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and 17th century. This is truly a unique and well-researched site, containing fascinating and informative content. Everyone should pay this site a visit.
      Institute for American Liberty
      This historical reference site is choc full of historical documents. From the constitution to letters between the Founding Fathers, this site has got all the information on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.


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