The Baroness von Krudener was a mystic who at one time greatly influenced Czar Alexander I. She gave him the idea of the Holy Alliance of Russia, Prussia, and Austria. She undertook fantastic missions. Not long before her death, however, she confessed: "Very often I have taken for the voice of God what was nothing but the fruit of my own pride and imagination."
-- Notebooks Category 16: The Sensitives > Chapter 14: The Sensitive Mind > # 102