quote from

quote from (someone or something)

To write or recite a quotation verbatim from some author or piece of writing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "quote" and "from" to specify what has been quoted. I'd love to quote a few lines from your poem during my speech, if that's all right. It took me a while to realize he was quoting from Shakespeare.
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quote (something) from someone or something

to recite something verbatim that someone else has said; to recite something verbatim from a printed source. May I quote from your letter of the tenth? Do you mind if I quote a line from Keats?
See also: quote
References in classic literature ?
On this subject I will quote from Drever's "Instinct in Man," p.
There's also a quote from Revelations 22:19 which sums up the whole issue of quoting: "And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
ANN HAMILTON (artist): This is a quote from the chapter "Submarginalia" that I've been reading recently in Susan Howe's book, The Birth-mark: Unsettling the Wilderness in American Literary History: "Unknownness did your sense of touch re-trace my own nothingness?