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Wikiquote is a sister project of Wikipedia, using the same MediaWiki software. It is one of a family of wiki-based projects run by the Wikimedia Foundation. Based on an idea by Daniel Alston and implemented by Brion Vibber, the goal of the project is to produce collaboratively a vast reference of quotations from prominent people, books and proverbs, and to give details about them.

Initially the project was created in English, but in July 2004, more languages were added:

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To date, Wikiquote has had four logos. The original logos contained the following quotations:

And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
(Erica Jong, (born 1942) American author and educatorMore quotes from Jong (http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Erica_Jong))
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
(Elvis Presley (19351977); American singerMore quotes from Presley (http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley))
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Original Wikiquote Logo,

used from June 27, 2003 - September 25, 2003
Second Wikiquote Logo, an improved version of the firstUsed until ,
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Second Wikiquote Logo, an improved version of the first

Used until September 26, 2003
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Third Wikiquote Logo

Used until October 22, 2003
Wikiquote's fourth and current logo
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Wikiquote's fourth and current logo

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