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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
In some states militant nationalism has gone to the lengths of dictatorship, the cult of the absolute or totalitarian state and the glorification of war.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
Nothing disturbs me more than the glorification of stupidity.