Based on the 1919, 10th edition, of Bartlett's, this site offers a keyword search interface, plus a Chronologic Index of Primary Authors, an Alphabetic Index of All Authors, and a Concordance Index to Quotations.
A searchable and continuously updated version of the definitive English language dictionary on word origins and usage. Allows searching of the entire text of the dictionary including words used in the definitions, etymologies, and illustrative quotations; authors of quotations; and full phrases.
Includes the meanings and origins of thousands of English sayings, phrases, idioms and expressions. Broken down into proverbs, American phrases, phrases coined by Shakespeare, nautical phrases, and phrases from the Bible, the site can be browsed or searched.
Search interface for the official series of Presidential writings, addresses, and remarks of a public nature. Messages and papers of the Presidents from 1789 to the most currently available are also accessible via the American Presidency Project; papers from 1929 forward are available from the University of Michigan Digital Library.
Attempts to collect and provide a single search interface for the largest Web-based sources of quotations and related items (proverbs, sayings, maxims, amorphisms, slogans, clichés, etc.). Many of the websites included also include the full text of speeches, author biographies, and quotes of the day.
"Contains transcripts of the onstage acceptance speeches given by Academy Award winners and acceptors. Some records include video clips. The database is a work in progress**; additional speeches will be added as they become available."
Includes the "Online Speech Bank," a database of and index to more than 5,000 full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two.
A collection of over 40,000 hours of spoken word recordings, dating back to 1888. The collection includes the voices of over 100,000 persons from all walks of life including Presidents, cultural leaders, and others.
Provides factual information on U.S. political leaders, including the President, Congress, Governors, and State Legislators. Includes facts, issue positions, voting records, legislation status, public statements, and more.
Includes browse and search options for citations to speeches made in the General Assembly (1983-), the Security Council (1983-), the Economic and Social Council (1983-), and the Trusteeship Council (1982-). Links to the full text of speeches are provided.