"Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous. He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved greatness before turning 30"
- John Cusack
About this Quote
This quote by John Cusack speaks to the modernity of Adolf Hitler. Hitler was consumed with popularity and achieving greatness prior to the age of 30. This aspiration was a reflection of the contemporary world, where success is typically determined by one's capability to achieve popularity and fortune. Hitler's ambition was a reflection of the modern-day world's fixation with success and recognition. His ambition was also a reflection of the modern-day world's emphasis on youth and the concept that a person should achieve success before a certain age. Hitler's aspiration was a reflection of the modern world's focus on aspiration and the idea that a person should aim to achieve greatness. Eventually, this quote speaks to the modernity of Hitler and his ambition to attain achievement before the age of 30.
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