I'm searching for an online source that is considered "scientific" to look up some well-known quotes such as "There's no such thing as a free lunch." (Milton Friedman).

I may want to use kind of an insinuating quote about risk in my term paper.

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    Be careful; it's easy for these to come off as "cutesy" or overly contrived. If you have to search in a quotes database, odds are that including the quote is more likely to look tacky than insightful. I'm not saying a judicious use of a great quote can never be appropriate; just that it's easier to fall short than to impress readers. – D.W. Jun 2 '13 at 6:22
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    What is a “scientific source”? – F'x Nov 5 '13 at 12:56

How about Quotedb? It seems awfully relevant although risk might be quite a specialized area to be included in it. Quotes tend to be rather general.

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