* '''Doğru''': Vikisöz doğruluk için çabalamaktadır. We try to cite sources, preferably those in which the quotation first appears, otherwise notable attribution of the quotation. We try to find those quotes which are mistakenly attributed, correctly document them and, if possible, determine cause of misattribution.
* '''Kapsamlı''': Wikiquote is inclusive, and seeks quotations from many diverse people, literary works, films, memorials, epitaphs and more. We include quotations from the present and the past, and from all places.
* '''Kayda değer''': We limit ourselves to quotations which are notable. A quotation can be notable because it has achieved fame due to its enduring relevance to many people, or because it is attributed to a notable individual, or appeared in a notable work.
* '''Özlü sözler''': Wikiquote is a collection of quotations. For the sake of completeness, articles should have a short introduction about the topic, context or source. However, the primary goal is to include quotations.