# [texhax] Quotes

Thu Sep 29 20:43:17 CEST 2005

```On Sep 29, 2005, at 2:11 PM, Christian Reppel wrote:

> I want to use quotes from famous people in my thesis, but I want them
> to indent a bit (about 0.5cm) with respect to the normal text and I
> want it to be the same amout maximally from the right side of the
> paper. Moreover, this "block" should be with one line white below and
> above "normal text" and I want some line or equivalent on the left
> over the whole length of it.
>
> Is there a way I can achieve this (defining a new environment?), so I
> can use it over and over again in my document?

What about customizing the quote and quotation environments?

Or, have you looked at the epigraph package?

http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=epigraph

William

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