How do I cite a famous quote in a MLA paper?





I'm writing an English paper, and I'm stumped on how to quote and cite a famous quote inside my essay. The quote is "But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever." I'm trying to cite this quote from Edmund Burke inside my essay. not in the works cited, I was wondering how this should appear. Thanks, once again, this is an in text citation, not a works cited.



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One Answer to “How do I cite a famous quote in a MLA paper?”

  1. abidi says:

    Use quotation marks between quotes. Then, indicate the page number and the last name of the author. If you are quoting for the second or more times, then you don’t need to use the last name of the author again.I hope this helps!