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Strategic use of quotations in your writing and presentations can add both credibility and interest to your message.  Here we offer several resources for using quotations effectively.  

Use Quotations Effectively

  • Begin with a great quote to set the tone for your presentation and pull your audience in.
  • End with a quote that “brings it all home.” This is an excellent way to leave your audience thinking about your presentation and may increase the likelihood that they remember what you said.
  • Use a set of interrelated quotations as the framework for your presentation.

Presentation Zen is a blog by Garr Reynolds on issues related to professional presentation and design.

Ten Tips on Using Quotations from speech coach George Torok.


Note on Fair Use: Please use these quotations freely–just don’t forget to attribute them to their original author.

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