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6.3. The \epigraph command

You may wish to display a relevant quote on an epigraph page. This page carries no page number and is not counted for page numbering. The contents are centered horizontally and vertically.

There are two forms for this command, depending on whether or not you wish to attribute the quote.


The quotation may contain paragraph breaks or “\\” commands to force line breaks.

If an attribution is given, it is displayed below the quotation right-justified on the page. Use \textit{…} or \textsl to italicize book or journal titles.


  The chief difficulty Alice found at first was in managing
  her flamingo.
\epigraph[Carol Schaffer]{Common sense isn't.}