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12 Most Valuable Lessons History Has Ever Taught

Sometimes our past become great teachers for the coming future, going by this true saying, one should always remember some important things our great leaders had said while they left us with more complexities to deal with. Here are great messages that History has for us through the preachers and some events.

12 Most Valuable Lessons History Has Ever Taught

12 Most Valuable Lessons History Has Ever Taught

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1. Worship a person's virtues not the person himself, for people especially when they come into possession of power can turn corrupt.

1. Worship a person's virtues not the person himself, for people especially when they come into possession of power can turn corrupt.

This lesson is strong enough when we look back at German Nazi rule by Hitler.

2. Joseph Stalin left this piece of advice which is relevant even today.

2. Joseph Stalin left this piece of advice which is relevant even today.

Guns and ideas are both equally powerful and destructive.

3. Napoleon Bonaparte knocks us with this quote.

3. Napoleon Bonaparte knocks us with this quote.

One should never help an enemy even unintentionally.

4. Winston Churchill made this clear....

4. Winston Churchill made this clear....

Once you win, you are imprinted in the pages of History. From Hitler to Obama, we know them for their victory.

5. Honesty is always sour to ears but great to taste....

5. Honesty is always sour to ears but great to taste....

Abraham Lincoln made everyone realize that America can be destroyed only when it itself wants to be otherwise its impossible. To go by what he says, USA is still not destructible.

4. Mahatma Gandhi, pioneer of Non Violence movement in Indian Freedom Struggle gave his piece of belief.

4. Mahatma Gandhi, pioneer of Non Violence movement in Indian Freedom Struggle gave his piece of belief.

When you are aspiring to rule the world, it is important to live the life in the moment with the driving passion to learn everyday. May be that is why Gandhiji is still immortal because of his philosophies.

7. Stay out of Afghanistan.

7. Stay out of Afghanistan.

They say, History never repeats but Afghanistan assures that any country which tried invading it gets an equal powerful comeback from their side.

8. The Fall of Roman Empire.

8. The Fall of Roman Empire.

No civilization, leader or belief is forever. Everything falls and makes way for a revolution. Even Roman empire ruled for 100 years but they too had an end.

9. Don't Invade Russia.

9. Don't Invade Russia.

This is one of the biggest lesson our History conveys to us. One should certainly read about Hitler and Napoleon when they tried only to fail.

10. Et Tu Brute?

10. Et Tu Brute?

Julius Caesar was stabbed to death but to his shock one of his most closest friend Brutus turned hostile and stabbed him from back. Et Tu Brute? is the origin of infidelity in friendship, conspiracy in politics and manipulations are ideals that are surviving even today in our society.

11. War can end lives but not love..

11. War can end lives but not love..

Romeo and Juliet taught us that love is immortal.

12. Keep your bodyguards happy Or they might just...KILL!!

12. Keep your bodyguards happy Or they might just...KILL!!

Its not even a joke, our history warns us that the one who protects us are our saviors and probably they should remain happy. If one fails then Indira Gandhi's assassination is one of the biggest example.

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