This site is a fabulous resource for free fonts. There are 5 pages with samples of fonts. To download the font, you just click on the sample and a ZIP file will download. The site explains how they determine which fonts are “tops”:
Top 500 is calculated based on download counts from some of the web’s biggest free font archives.
My wife loves changing fonts when she is typing something up. I’d better not show her this site! 🙂