History repeats itself and one who doesn’t learn from the past pay the price in future. It is better to learn from someone else,s experience instead of learning from own. In our past, we got several great leaders and preachers whos teachings we should always remember and also the incidents especially disastrous one so we never face them again.
1. Never Invade Russia
Russia has been invaded again and again but everytime invaders got the bloody nose. Hitler and Napolean both tried but eventually failed.
2. Lovers Can Be Killed Not Love
Romeo and Juliet became the symbol of love and preached world that war can end lovers but not love. Love is immortal.
3. Never Make Your Bodyguards Unhappy
Our bodyguards are our saviors but these saviors can kill you very easily in case you will make them unhappy. Indira Gandhi’s Assassination is the classic example.
4. You Too Brutus
Anything can happen in politics and any conspiracy can be done by even closest to your friend when it comes to political power. Juleous Ceasor murdered is the classic example when he was stabbed in the back by his closest friend Brutus. Relevant even in today,s politics.
5. Worship The Teachings Not The Person
German Nazi rule taught us the great lesson that person can turn out be corrupt as soon as he will get power. So instead of worshiping the person worship the teachings and virtues.
6. Ideas Are More Powerful Than Gun
Joseph Stalin, Russian dictator gave a very important piece of advice he said “Ideas are more important than guns. we would not let our enemies have guns, Why should we let them have ideas? Suggested that ideas can be equally dangerous.
7. Let Your Enemy Make Mistake
Napolean made a mindblowing remark he said: “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake”. don’t even by mistake help your enemy.
8. History Is Written By The Victors
Winston Churchill like his bold personality made it clear that only victors will remain in the imprints of the history.
9. Everything Is Temporary
Fall of the Roman empire was one of the most important incidents in history. It teaches that if the Roman empire can fall which ruled over 100 years then nothing is permanent.
10. Enemies Within Home Can Destroy Anything
In a realization, Ambrohom Lincoln said that America can never be destroyed from outside world but can be destroyed enemy within the home. Although he said this for America it goes for everyone that enemy within the home can destroy the undestroyable.
11. Stay Out Of Afghanistan
Afghanistan showed everyone that anyone who is going to invade them will get an equally powerful slap back from them.
12. Mahatma Gandhi On How To Live
Mahatma Gandhi is still alive in his teachings and his quotes are still relevant. just like this one “Live as you are going to die tomorrow learn as you are going to live forever’.
These famous leaders and some noted incidents from the past gave us strong and important lessons which we all should learn.
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