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A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Russian revolutionary leader 1870-19240
All our lives we fought against exalting the individual, against the elevation of the single person, and long ago we were over and done with the business of a hero, and here it comes up again: the glorification of one personality. This is not good at all. I am just like everybody else.
American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-19510
In America most of us are still afraid of any literature which is not a glorification of everything American, a glorification of our faults as well as our virtues.
Source: Lezing bij aanvaarden Nobelprijs 12-12-1930