Here is a nice little animation replicating a hovering piece of torn paper from a ruled notebook with a text quote on it. This can work well on academic-related sites. Some of the words are concerned out and some are faded out.
Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.Jack Canfield
If you are having trouble with the pen, try the archived copy on GitHub
Paper Quote Snippet
See the Pen Floating note by Thibaud Goiffon (@Gthibaud) on CodePen.default