“Always live your life with your biography in mind.”- Marisha Pessl
This statement is sufficient to understand the power of biographies.There are convincing reasons to read more and more great & powerful biographies/autobiographies.
First and foremost reason – A good biography gives you great experience, ability to think and understand the things which you can not even imagine. If you only learn by yourself, then probably you need ages to understand your surroundings only, forget about world.We all understand theory by some case-studies, but biography itself is a big case-study & the theory coming out from such a big case-study has much bigger impact on life.It may be life changing !
“No sooner does a great man depart, and leave his character as public property, than a crowd of little men rushes towards it. There they are gathered together, blinking up to it with such vision as they have, scanning it from afar, hovering round it this way and that, each cunningly endeavoring, by all arts, to catch some reflex of it in the little mirror of himself.” – Thomas Carlyle
Great personalities are like a source of energy & enthusiasm , a part of that transform to you when you are reading their biography.Powerful personalities carry immense potential & energy to affect those who touches their life.
“Catch on fire with enthusiasm, and people will come for miles to watch you burn” ― Jo Ann Butler
You can easily make a connect with them as they are written straight from heart, which actually make them easy to read and understand and can make a connect between reader & writer.There is a well defined real storyline, on which
“I don’t read biographies for moral instruction, or for a history lesson. I want to know what people are saying about me.” ― Bauvard
Most of the auto-biography writers use easy language and there is great possibility that once you pick it, you will finish it.
Good biographies spread positivity in your life and are inspirational in nature.Reading habit of powerful biographies can even nullify stress & they may offer the solution to your real-life problems.
It can make you smarter in many ways.Your own mindset would slightly changed after its influence on you, increased verbal ability & imagination will directly influence the way you think and express yourself. As a result you become an interesting personality for others.
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