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I would like to have more than one quote at the start of a chapter. I am using the dictum environment with scrreprt. If I do two back to back dictums, it simply ignores the first and proceeds with the second. Any solutions?

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Perhaps you should try with the epigraph package. –  Aradnix Aug 23 at 23:42
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Being an experienced user of the site, it would have been nice if you were adding a MWE. Can you please add one? –  Harish Kumar Aug 24 at 0:31

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This illustrates the default layout of the epigraphs environment which supports multiple quotations:

\documentclass{scrreprt}
\usepackage{epigraph,url}
\begin{document}
  \chapter{In The Beginning}
  \begin{epigraphs}
    \qitem{Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.}{Eleanor Roosevelt}
    \qitem{No man remains quite what he was when he recognizes himself.}{Thomas Mann}
  \end{epigraphs}
  Some text.
  Quotations from \url{http://www.quotationspage.com/}. (I'm assuming two counts as a `small number' and that it is therefore acceptable to use them here.)
\end{document}

multiple epigraphs for the first chapter

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Please always provide a full minimal working example (MWE).

I am using the dictum environment

KOMA-Script does not have a dictum environment but a \dictum command!

If I do two back to back dictums, it simply ignores the first and proceeds with the second.

I can't reproduce this when I use the command the way it is shown in the KOMA-Script manual.

\documentclass{scrreprt}
\usepackage{lipsum}
\begin{document}
\chapter{A Chapter}
\dictum[Wes Montgomery]{%
  I never practice my guitar -- from time to time I just open the case and
  throw in a piece of raw meat.%
}
\dictum[Jeff Beck]{%
  I don't care about the rules. If I don't break the rules at least ten
  times every song then I'm not doing my job.%
}
\lipsum
\end{document}

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