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Suitable for or worthy of quoting: a quotable slogan; a quotable pundit.

quot′a·bil′i·ty n.
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Noun1.quotability - the quality of being worthy of being quoted
worthiness - the quality or state of having merit or value


nZitierbarkeit f; something with a little more quotability for the headlinesein Zitat, das sich besser als Schlagzeile eignet
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Clearly, what Buechner has to say and has said--about faith, about scripture, about the modern age, about himself--is so winsomely said and generously given, that it tends to inspire fewer to submit him to any greater cultural-critical criteria for scrutiny than sheer quotability and spiritual discernment--no mean feats in and of themselves, of course.