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Talk:Josiah Gregg

Too many quotesEdit

It appears to me that there are way too many quotes from Commerce of the Prairies. I realize that copyright is not an issue, but many of these quotes are very dry and hardly memorable. Just because the book(s) may be long is no reason to quote so much. ~ UDScott 20:22, 5 December 2011 (UTC)

I agree. I encourage editors to consider the difference between a collection of quotations and a condensed book. With too much of a good thing, and especially too many ordinary things, an article may cease to effectively highlight brilliant words and ideas, becoming a different kind of thing, a sort of literary digest—not a bad thing, but not really a Wikiquote thing. ~ Ningauble 17:47, 6 December 2011 (UTC)
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