Whether you are quoting, paraphrasing, copying and pasting, or just referencing, you do need to cite:
Listed below are a few items you generally don't need to cite no matter which citation style you use.
If you're uncertain when not to cite something, check with your instructor, ask a librarian, or seek the answer in the appropriate style manual.
Giving credit to the original author of thoughts, words, and ideas is an important ethical concept.
You must cite:
When in doubt, be safe and cite your source!