How do you find out the author of a famous quote?


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Several Internet websites like QuotationsPage.com and QuoteInvestigator.com have search tools that allow you to search for the author of a quote. Your local library may have books listing famous quotes and their authors, as would some book stores.

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Internet websites are the fastest and easiest way to search. To do website searches, enter a bit of the quote or the entire quote you wish to trace to its author in the search box on the search page. If you suspect a certain person may have authored a quote, you can use the search box to reverse search the author's name.

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