Consider the fact that few even have the wish to evaluate objectively the truth of their revelation or message. Few ask themselves whether they were merely reflecting human opinion or really getting a divine illumination. Most are too swept away by the emotional impact or vanity-flattering thought of the event to make such enquiry. This is why personal fancies, hopes, or fears are perpetuated as sacred truths.
-- Notebooks Category 16: The Sensitives > Chapter 9: Inspiration and Confusion > # 90