Why You Should Read Biographies
Everyone should read biographies, autobiographies, memoirs and diaries. These types of books give us many lessons in life that we can find value in. Someone writing his autobiography or someone writing the biography of someone else means that there is something interesting about the lives of these persons. We can learn many things from how they have lived their lives. We can learn many things from the difficulties that they have faced in life and how they were able to cope with them. There are many significant things that happen in each one’s life which makes life truly interesting and which makes it a great example for people who are still starting in life.
Crises have been faced by may people in their lives, not only famous people but any regular person. Knowing how these people came out of these crises is something that you can learn a lot from. If you are interested, you can also learn about their love life, their family life, their professional life as artist, musician, inventor, teacher, poet, politician, engineer, and other careers. This can help guide you in choosing the career for your own life. You will learn how people have made their way up in the stage called life. There is a purpose for every life and you can help realize your purpose in life by reading about how other people have lived their lives and how these lives have made ours better.
If you want to read biographies of people who have lived in ancient time, then you should read the Bible, which is full of it. You can read the lives of many men and women who went through difficulties in life that came out victorious. One such great example is Joseph who was sold into slavery, sent to prison, and yet became the second highest ruler in Egypt in the end. You can trust in God as a result of reading the life of Joseph knowing that while people can mean you harm, God can do otherwise.
In our present day, we can read biographies of great people that have lived before us. You should read the biography of George Washington. You can also read the biographies of Andrew Jackson, George Rogers Clark, Benjamin Franklin, Theodore Roosevelt, and more.
If your inclinations are towards science, then you can read about the inventions of Thomas Edison. You can also read about Alexander Graham Bell who gave us the telephone and a lot more.
If you read the biography of the artist and musician Anton Rosenberg, you will find him a man of great talents but did not choose the limelight for himself but devoted himself to going good to others. You can read about musicians of old like Mozart, Beethoven, and a lot more.