- use single or double quotation marks to denote a string value
- use * operator to multiply strings
- use + to concatenate strings
- use \n to print the rest of the string on a new line
- place an r in front of your opening quotation mark to tell computer to ignore all special meanings of \
#examples >>> "Hello World" 'Hello World' >>> 'Hello World' 'Hello World' >>> 'The person said "Hello World"' 'The person said "Hello World"' >>> print("separate\nline") separate line >>> "word"*4 'wordwordwordword' >>> firstStr = 'Tom' >>> secondStr = 'Jerry' >>> firstStr + " and " + secondStr 'Tom and Jerry'