approbation - noun
Approval, commendation, official sanction.
Superstars strive for approbation; heroes walk alone. Superstars crave consensus; heroes define themselves by the judgment of a future they see it as their task to bring about. Superstars seek success in a technique for eliciting support; heroes pursue success as the outgrowth of inner values.
—Henry Kissinger Review of Churchill by Norman Rose New York Times Book Review, July 16, 1995