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Definition of Quotation


  1. The act of quoting or citing.
  2. That which is quoted or cited; a part of a book or writing named, repeated, or adduced as evidence or illustration.
  3. The naming or publishing of the current price of stocks, bonds, or any commodity; also the price named.
  4. Quota; share.
  5. A piece of hollow type metal, lower than type, and measuring two or more pica ems in length and breadth, used in the blank spaces at the beginning and end of chapters, etc.

Quotation Quotations

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Oscar Wilde

Life itself is a quotation. - Jorge Luis Borges
Life itself is a quotation.
Jorge Luis Borges

Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking.
Dorothy L. Sayers

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
Joseph Roux
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Quotation Translations

quotation in Dutch is aanhaling, citaat
quotation in French is citation, cote
quotation in Italian is citazione, valore corrente
quotation in Norwegian is notering, sitat
quotation in Spanish is cita
quotation in Swedish is citat, anbud (pris)
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