Blockquotes

Blockquotes indicate that the enclosed text is an extended quotation. They can also be used to bring attention to a thought-provoking quote. Any quotation that is 50 words or longer should be formatted as a blockquote.

To create a blockquote, add a right angle bracket > in front of a paragraph.

> Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one's life.

The output would look like this:

Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one’s life.

Multiple Paragraphs

Blockquotes can contain multiple paragraphs. Add a > on the blank lines between the paragraphs.

> The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.
>
> The second rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.

The output would look like this:

The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.

The second rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.

Nested Blockquotes

Blockquotes can be nested. Add a >> in front of the paragraph you want to nest.

> Dorothy followed her through many of the beautiful rooms in her castle.
>
> > The Witch bade her clean the pots and kettles and sweep the floor and keep the fire fed with wood.

Blockquotes with Other Elements

Blockquotes can contain other Markdown formatted elements. Not all elements can be used — you’ll need to experiment to see which ones work.

> ### The quarterly results look great
>
> - Dogecoin was off the chart!
> - Apes together stonk!
> - $AMC to the moon!
>
> _Everything_ is going according to **the plan**.

The output would be:

> ### The quarterly results look great
>
> - Dogecoin was off the charts!
> - Apes together stonk!
> - $AMC to the moon!
>
> _Everything_ is going according to **the plan**.
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