How do you write a lead in a quote?

When you use quotes, you must first use a transitional phrase (such as For example,, In addition, Furthermore, etc). This is called the transition. Secondly, you must first provide the context of the quote (who is speaking and in what situation?). This is called the lead-in.

How do you introduce a famous quote in an essay?

Integrating Quotations into SentencesIntroduce the quotation with a complete sentence and a colon. Use an introductory or explanatory phrase, but not a complete sentence, separated from the quotation with a comma. Make the quotation a part of your own sentence without any punctuation between your own words and the words you are quoting.

What’s a word for a saying?

1 maxim, adage, saw, aphorism.

What is a saying called?

A saying (also called a proverb, maxim, or adage) is a piece of wisdom from one’s culture. Our earlier example (a bird in the hand) is a piece of advice for people trying to choose between two options.