How do you cite a quote from a person in a book?

When making reference to the spoken words of someone other than the author recorded in a text, cite the name of the person and the name of the author, date and page reference of the work in which the quote or reference appears.

How do you quote from a book?

You need to cite the author, year of publication, and page number (preceded by p.) The best way to do this is to use a signal phrase with the author’s name in it, followed by the date of publication and the page number in parenthesis.

How do I cite an online article in MLA?

Cite web postings as you would a standard web entry. Provide the author of the work, the title of the posting in quotation marks, the web site name in italics, the publisher, and the posting date. Follow with the date of access. Include screen names as author names when author name is not known.

Is foremost first or formal?

“First and foremost” is a bit formal. It means “first and most importantly”. You could just say “first” (of course, this only works if you’re going to make another point later).