One of the most beloved figures of the twentieth century, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt remains a role model for a life well lived. At the ageof seventy-six, Roosevelt penned this simple guide to living a fuller life. nowback in print, You Learn by Living is a powerful volume of enduring commonsenseideas and heartfelt values. offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes readers on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity, civicstewardship, and more. her keys to a fulfilling life?
Learning to Learn • Fear—the Great Enemy • The Uses of Time • The Difficult Art of Maturity • Readjustment is Endless • Learning to Be Useful• the Right to Be an Individual • How to Get the Best Out of People •Facing Responsibility • How Everyone Can Take Part in Politics • Learningto Be a Public Servant
Informed by her personal experiences as a daughter, wife, parent, anddiplomat, this book is a window into Eleanor Roosevelt herself and a troveof timeless wisdom that resonates in any era.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884. She married Franklin Delano Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and was the mother of six children. She became First Lady on March 4, 1933, and went on to serve as Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly and Representative to the Commission on Human Rights under Harry S. Truman, and chairwoman of the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women under John F. Kennedy. She died on November 7, 1962, at the age of seventy-eight.
So much wisdom, so much clarity, so current... A philosophy on life which we should all follow and share with our children, our families, our friends. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Susanne Liebich
stimulating Reading. What an incredible woman. you have to read thisPublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
ER is the Best - great book. Easy read; you won't be disappointed.Published 5 months ago by kaybee23
I love this book. Eleanor is a wonderful writer and the subject of this book really makes you think. Her anecdotes really add to the book and make it a really interesting read.Published 5 months ago by Amanda Spencer
Challenges us to grow, change and promote a better lifestyle in whatever field: being a mother, volunteer, or public servant, do all with the intent to learn.Published 5 months ago by deana l. howard