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Is it ok if I use a quote to begin my reasearch paper

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    You can. Here are some other ideas that are probably more successful:

    Professional writers who write for magazines and receive pay for their work use five basic patterns to grab a reader's interest:

    historical review
    anecdotal
    surprising statement
    famous person
    declarative


    from: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm
    Scroll down about 1/4th of the way to read the details for each of these ideas.

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