The Home Book of Quotations, compiled by Burton Stevenson, Greenwich House, 1984; distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc., New York.
The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations, compiled by Tony Augarde, Oxford University Press, 1991.
1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said, compiled by Robert Byrne, Fawcett Columbine, 1988.
The Little, Brown Book of Anecdotes, edited by Clifton Fadiman, published by Little, Brown & Company, 1985. This collection of fascinating yarns about people from Aaron to Ziegfield makes good reading even if you never use one of them.
Golden Treasury of the Familiar, edited by Ralph L. Woods, Avenel Books, 1980, includes 952 pages and more than a thousand entries including all those "evergreen" things you've ...