What does the word quote mean?

Usage examples for quote

  1. " I haven't a notion what you or the author you quote means, though I don't doubt both of you mean well, and that you are a most courageous and indeed heroic young woman. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  2. As for 'Richard Dehan, ' it is enough to quote one of her character's remarks: 'I had drained my cup of shame to the dregs. – A Novelist on Novels by W. L. George
  3. The Temple, to quote its own words, is " An institution for strong men and women who can labor with both mind and body." – Acres of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell