The Quote Investigator® diligently seeks the truth about quotations. Who really said what? This question often cannot be answered with complete finality, but approximate solutions can be iteratively improved over time.
The website QuoteInvestigator.com had more than 4 million visitors between June 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022 according to Google Analytics. More than two thousand quotations have been comprehensively analyzed on the website, and the text exceeds 2 million words. The website has been presenting meticulously accurate articles to the public for more than a decade.
Articles on the Quote Investigator® website have been cited by journalists at The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Economist, The Washington Post, Slate, The Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, and more.
The Quote Investigator® authored a top-selling book about quotations titled: Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations.
The author of the book and website uses the pseudonym Garson O’Toole. He holds a doctorate in computer science from Yale University. He is retired and exploring quotations is his avocation.