What inspires an author to write is a mystery. It is what only the author will know. But there are some authors who take their inspiration from classical work, modern people hunt down something realistic and popular. These powerful books are the result of something amazing that you and I could not see. These powerful books influence our culture and the society that we live in. Here is the list of the most powerful or influential books.
The Art of War by Sun Tzu: This is one of the most old influential Chinese book. This book contains China’s Seven Military Classics. This book has influenced the eastern and the western military thinking and its legal strategies ever since then.
The Republic: This book was written by Plato around 380 BC. The book spoke about justice, the order and the characteristic of a just man. This book gives you the answer to the question of what actually motivates a man to act and behave in such a manner.
The Bible: The bible is often considered as the most influential books in the world. But technically it is a powerful holy manuscript. The texts in the bible are very scared to the Christians and Judaism.
The Prince: This was written by Niccolo Machiavelli. This book was published after five years of the death of the author. This is the most powerful books on politics.
The Wealth of Nation: This was written by Adam Smith. Adam Smith was an economist and philosopher. This book also talked about the governments policy. It talked about the concept of global independence against feudalism. The book also talked about free markets and labour.
The Rights of Man: This book talks on human rights issues which is every man’s right from birth and this right cannot be taken away from any man. The rights that he spoke and stood for later opened doors for civil rights.
A Vindication of the Rights of Women: This was written by of course by a feminist lady, Mary Wollstoncraft. This book was written at the time when women had no rights at all. The book spoke out loud that women are a very important part of the society and that they should be given the same respect as that was given to men.