I’m curious to know how others approach this. When attributing a quote it’s customary to add the author’s name:
One always has exaggerated ideas about what one doesn't know. - Albert Camus
There are two ways to handle quote attribution. A page ref seems the most obvious because it will link to everything about the author in the database:
One always has exaggerated ideas about what one doesn't know. - [[Albert Camus]]
But a block ref is more like a footnote and seems to give more detailed context.
In this example the block ref links to the
Author:: [[Natalie Goldberg]] block in the page of the book which the quote is from.
Now we have not only the author’s attribution but also where the quote is from. It could be a book, and article, etc. The number in the quote block also shows where it is cited—in this example it’s also linked in the
Does this seem like a good way to cite quotes? I wonder if I’m missing something in the big picture here or over complicating things.