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What are quotes and what are they?

jokerPosted for Everyone to comment on, 11 days ago2 min read

Quotes are excerpts or phrases borrowed from source text or statements that reflect the idea, thought or opinion of the author. Quotes can be extracted from a variety of sources, including books, articles, speeches, films, and interviews.

Quotes come in different types depending on their origin and purpose. An example can be seen on the website https://topquotes.life/. Here are some of the more common types of quotes:

  • Literary quotes: These are phrases or expressions taken from literary works. They may include famous sayings from classic books, lines of poetry, or phrases that have become catchphrases.
    Example: "All happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way" - Leo Tolstoy, "Anna Karenina".

  • Historical quotes: These are sayings uttered by historical figures or important figures. They may reflect political, social or philosophical ideas and be of significant historical significance.
    Example: "I have a dream" - Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Philosophical quotes: These are the statements of philosophers or thinkers that express fundamental ideas and concepts about the world, man, ethics and knowledge.
    Example: "I think, therefore I am" - Rene Descartes.

  • Movie quotes: These are phrases or dialogues from famous movies that have become popular and often quoted in different contexts.
    Example: "May the Force be with you" - Star Wars movies.

  • Speech quotes: These are statements made by politicians, leaders, athletes, or other public figures during speeches or interviews.
    Example: "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country" - John F. Kennedy.

Quotes are of great value as they can be inspirational, convey wisdom, are memorable and used to support arguments or express ideas.

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