Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience — the knowledge that our mighty deeds will come to the ears of our contemporaries or “of those who are to be.”

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American writer, philosopher, longshoreman
The True Believer, ch. 47 (1951)

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