The ancient Roman orator Cicero called history “the teacher of life.” How can you explain the meaning of this expression?

The ancient Roman orator Cicero called history “the teacher of life.” How can you explain the meaning of this expression? What can history lessons teach?

Humanity can learn good lessons for itself from history: history gives an understanding of what is happening, makes it possible at some points to predict the future and not make mistakes again.

Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.