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LitQuotes is a literary reference site that features sourced quotes from literature. You can look for quotes by author, title or topic.

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Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
February 8th, 2016
Edith Wharton Quotes

Edith Wharton was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She’s best knows for her Pulitzer-winning novel, The Age of Innocence as well as Ethan Frome and The House of Mirth.

Anne Bronte (1820 – 1849)
January 31st, 2016
Anne Bronte Quotes

Anne Bronte was an English novelist and poet. She’s best known as the author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey.

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Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
February 11th, 2016
Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey was published in 1847 under Anne’s pen name of Action Bell. A second edition of the novel was printed in 1850.

Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert
January 29th, 2016
Dune Messiah Quotes

Dune Messiah, by Frank Herbert, is the second of six books in the Dune series of novels. It was serialized in Galaxy magazine in 1969 and published as a novel in 1970.

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Seven Emotion Quotes from Literature
February 2nd, 2016
Emotion Quotes

But sleep, in the long run, proves greater than all emotions. ~ The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood…see more quotes about emotions

40 Love Quotes from Literature
February 1st, 2016
Love Quotes from Literature

Forty love quotes from literature. Collection includes quotes by Shakespeare, E. M. Forster, Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, James M. Barrie and more.

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Unlike other quotations websites, all of the quotes here are sourced and verified.  The quotations are selected by real people and added to the quotations topics manually.  This also gives us the ability to share some unusual quote topics with our readers.  Examples include love gone bad quotes, smelly quotes (honestly, just take a look) and words of wisdom from literature.

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