English: Quotes

What if there's a quote inside a quote would I use this " ...'...'"

and also

what if I wanted to add something in my own words in between the quote would I end the quote then write my thought and then start a new quote
would I use [...] in between the quote?

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  1. A quote within a quote is ".....'....'..."


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  2. A quote inside of a quote would be this:
    " ' ' "

    And if you want to write your thoughts you could put it in parentheses (.....) or brackets [.....].

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