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Antonyms for quotation

rephrasing, restatement, restating, Translating, rewording, translation, paraphrase.

Quotes of quotation

  1. Quotation n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. – Ambrose Bierce
  2. Life itself is a quotation – Jorge Luis Borges
  3. A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority. – Brendan Francis
  4. An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence. – Letitia Landon
  5. Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation – Janet Malcolm
  6. In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera. – Arthur Miller
  7. To be amused at what you read- that is the great spring of quotation – Charles Edward Montague
  8. 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
  9. I always have a quotation for everything- it saves original thinking. – Dorothy L. Sayers
  10. It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman's brain! – Anna Garlin Spencer
  11. I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses. – Bill Walsh

Usage examples for quotation

  1. No, that was a quotation – Prose Fancies by Richard Le Gallienne
  2. Each longed to express something, but the something was in so many volumes they could not decide whence to light on their quotation – Love's Usuries by Louis Creswicke
  3. The placenta was associated with the moon also in China, as the following quotation shows. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  4. " True," he had replied; " but that was only not to spoil the beautiful quotation – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  5. She emphasized the quotation with solemnity: " We can't trifle with our lives; we can't play through them. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  6. The quotation ran:- " To thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man." – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  7. The quotation which I give here shows for what it did really count in the history of her mental development. – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller
  8. In Chapter X, a missing quotation mark was added after " he's no doubt ready for an outbreak." – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  9. 22. This quotation is taken from that excellent translation of the Bible made by the reformers at Geneva, and which was much used in Bunyan's time. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  10. At any rate, he appears in your Review as the advocate for Free Love, and it seems to us strange that you should place his work in the exaggerated importance of 'The Book of the Month, ' accompanied by eighteen pages of comment and quotation in which there is a publicity given to the work out of all proportion to its merits. – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  11. This quotation shows how clearly Dickens saw the relationship between the imagination and the reason. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  12. And his favourite quotation from the poem " Call to Arms," " Salvation lies," etc. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  13. I omit quotation marks. – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  14. When I was in the trenches I kept thinking of the quotation Lincoln used, " A house divided against itself cannot stand." –  by
  15. But Osman's skill in the quotation of tradition did not prevent the new building being in part a cause of his death. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  16. The noise stimulated Dad to further effort and, swaying slightly, he searched his memory for a suitable quotation – Jonah by Louis Stone
  17. You have forgotten, he said eagerly, you have forgotten the rest of the quotation – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  18. " Behold, now-" I let the rest of the quotation go, as I wanted to rejoin the mermaid, looking as she had last seen me. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  19. He answered similar to the quotation you have sent. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  20. On page 49, a quotation mark was placed after " You'd try blackmail, would you?" – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones

Rhymes for quotation