A book that you wish more people would’ve read.
– Not a book, a genre. Biographies. I wish more people would read biographies.
I believe that there’s a lot you can learn from the life of another. Their great achievements, their failures, their regrets.
I believe that you don’t have to make all the mistakes yourself. We have the benefit of the guidance of those who’ve gone ahead and successfully (if not fantastically) made it through despite the odds.
To pick up a biography of a life well led, is to be among the wise. And to find yourself in the company of those extraordinary men and women who throughout history have as Theodore Roosevelt so wisely put it “…actually strived to do the deeds, who have known great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spend themselves in a worthy cause; who at the best know in the end the triumph of high achievement,…“