Quotation is the repetition of someone else's statement or thoughts. Quotation marks are punctuation marks used in text to indicate a quotation. Both of these words are sometimes abbreviated as "quote(s)".


  • String literals, computer programming languages' facility for embedding text in the source code
  • Quoting in Lisp, the Lisp programming language's notion of quoting
  • Quoted-printable, encoding method for data transmission
  • Usenet quoting, the conventions used by Usenet and e-mail users when quoting a portion of the original message in a response message


  • Financial quote or sales quote, the commercial statement detailing a set of products and services to be purchased in a single transaction by one party from another for a defined price
  •, a financial website
  • Quote notation, representation of certain rational numbers


  • Quote... Unquote, panel game on BBC Radio 4.
  • Quote (magazine), a Dutch magazine. Most notable for publishing a yearly list of the 500 richest Dutchmen ().
  • Quote, the protagonist of the 2004 platform game Cave Story

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  • Quotation, the repetition of someone else's statement, beliefs or thoughts
  • Quotation marks, punctuation marks used in text to indicate a quotation