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Selected Books in the Library


Search the Library's collection of books for sources of quotations, anecdotes, aphorisms, maxims, sayings, toasts, and other content you can use in speeches.

Browse the library collection in the following call number ranges:

P 301 -- P 3015         

PN 6259 -- PN 6348         

PN 6400 -- PN 6525 

Or, search the collection using the search box on the library homepage.

Book Searching Tips

Finding too much?

  • Use AND between ideas to search for BOTH terms
  • Put “Quotation Marks Around Your Search" to search for exact phrases

Finding too little?

  • Use OR between your ideas to search for EITHER term
  • Put ? after the root of a word to look for multiple endings

For better searching, think of multiple ways to describe your topic

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