Collection of 180,000+ Famous Quotations

Quotations are words of wisdom. They are simple sayings and brief life quotes by the wise people from the ages. Quotations have a tendency to leave a lasting impression in the minds of the reader. For people who seek inspirational quotes and motivational sayings, these are worthy enough to be etched in the mind and hearts forever. Here is a collection of many famous and classical quotations by famous people from across the world, for you to read and cherish and enjoy them forever, because they have a tendency to stay evergreen, each time you read them.

This is a comprehensive Collection of 180,000+ Famous Quotations. There are quotations from 15,500+ authors and speakers for about 2000 topics or categories in the database. The list is the largest and unique collection of this kind on the web.  The data is in comma delimited (CSV) format suitable for exporting in an excel spreadsheet or in a database such as MS Access or MySql. The data is also ready to be published on your content web site or application.

Data Format:The package contains data in comma delimited text file or CSV format. Additional format such as Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Access database format is available on request. However, due to the large number of records in the database the MS Excel spreadsheet would require multiple worksheets to hold all records. Please send your request to [email protected]

Database Size: The text file size when unzipped is about 38 MB. The package is downloaded as a ZIP file whcih is approximately 12 MB size. When the data is exported into an MS Access database it can be about 64 MB.

Data Columns: The Collection of 180,000+ Famous Quotationsdatabase has the following information fields:

  1. A2Z: First character of the author or speaker’s lastname
  2. LastName: The author or speaker’s lastname
  3. Author: The author or speaker’s fullname
  4. Profession: The author or speaker’s profession
  5. Nationality: The author or speaker’s nationality
  6. BirthDate: The author or speaker’s date of birth
  7. DeathDate: The author or speaker’s date of death (when applicable)
  8. Quote: The author or speaker’s quote or saying
  9. Keywords: One or more categories of topic or keywords separated by comma

Data Example:

“a2z”, “lastname”, “author”, “profession”, “nationality”, “birthdate”, “deathdate”, “quote”, “keywords”

“v”,”Voltaire”,”Voltaire”,”Writer”,”French”,”21-Nov-1694″,”30-May-1778″,”Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.”,”Man, Wishes”
“v”,”Voltaire”,”Voltaire”,”Writer”,”French”,”21-Nov-1694″,”30-May-1778″,”It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.”,”Love, Blind, Self”
“w”,”Woolf”,”Virginia Woolf”,”Author”,”British”,”25-Jan-1882″,”28-Mar-1941″,”To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.”,”Control, Freedom”
“m”,”Miller”,”Arthur Miller”,”Playwright”,”American”,”17-Oct-1915″,”10-Feb-2005″,”If I see an ending, I can work backward.”,”Work, Ending”
“d”,”Dickinson”,”Emily Dickinson”,”Poet”,”American”,”10-Dec-1830″,”15-May-1886″,”I’m nobody, who are you?”,
“p”,”Pope”,”Alexander Pope”,”Poet”,”English”,”21-May-1688″,”30-May-1744″,”So vast is art, so narrow human wit.”,”Art, Wit”

2000 Quote Topics in the Database: Ability Quotes; Accomplishment Quotes; Achievement Quotes; Ambition Quotes; America Quotes; Appreciation Quotes; Approval Quotes; Attitude Quotes; Canada Quotes; Christmas Quotes; Spiritual Quotes; Talent Quotes; Values Quotes; Willpower Quotes; Zodiac Quotes;  and so on …

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