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Cquote is a template meant for quotes which stand apart from the text of a page.


  • Parameter 1: text of the quote; use <br /> between paragraphs.
Note: if the quote text contains one or more "=" (equal signs), then the template must be called as {{cquote|1=quote text}} (see "Equals sign in parameter value")

The next two parameters can be used to scale the graphical quotation marks up and down to suit larger or smaller quotes.

  • Parameter 2: "quotewidth" - desired width of the quote image; defaults to 20px. (anything larger than 48px is not recommended.)
  • Parameter 3: "quoteheight" - desired height of the quote image; defaults to 20px.

The last two parameters can be used to provide attribution for the quote:

  • Parameter 4: Name of the person that wrote or spoke the text being quoted. Can include links.
  • Parameter 5: Source of the quote (publication title, speech, etc.). Can include links.


  1. {{cquote|quote text}}
  2. {{cquote|quote text|quotewidth=40px|quoteheight=40px}} or {{cquote|quote text|40px|40px}}
  3. {{cquote|quote text|quote width in pixels|quote height in pixels|Origin of quote|Cited source}}
  4. {{cquote|quote text|||Origin of quote|Cited source}}
  5. {{cquote|quote text|4=Origin of quote|5=Cited source}}

Only the first parameter is required.


{{cquote|quote text}}

As Amy Tan once said

External success has to do with people who may see me as a model, or an example, or a representative. As much as I may dislike or want to reject that responsibility, this is something that comes with public success. It's important to give others a sense of hope that it is possible and you can come from really different places in the world and find your own place in the world that's unique for yourself.

{{cquote|1=quote text}} (quote text contains an equal sign)

To be or not to be, that = the question

{{cquote|quote text|40px|40px}}

You have the right to remain silent. If you give up that right, anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney and to have an attorney present during questioning. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided to you at no cost. During any questioning, you may decide at any time to exercise these rights, not answer any questions, or make any statements.

{{cquote|quote text|30px|30px|Origin of quote|Cited source}}
For example:
{{cquote|And when they've given you their all / Some stagger and fall, after all it's not easy / Banging your heart against some mad bugger's wall.|30px|30px|[[Pink Floyd]]|''[[The Wall]]''}}
is rendered as:

And when they've given you their all / Some stagger and fall, after all it's not easy / Banging your heart against some mad bugger's wall.

—Pink Floyd, The Wall

Example with ref tags:

{{cquote|Global warming.|4=Leonardo DiCaprio.|5=<ref>http://www.leonardodicaprio.com</ref>}}

Global warming.

—Leonardo DiCaprio., [1]

See also