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.
Simply excellent! You can tell Eleanor Roosevelt gained her insights about life from her many hard-earned experiences. She writes so clearly - this is a really easy to read book. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Wayne G Viljoen
Eleanor Roosevelt was the best First Lady America ever had in my humble opinion; she lived during the crises of the Depression and the Second World War. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patricia Milburn
Eleanor's insights are as valid today as years ago. It would be a great book for a course in government, history, or even a parenting class.Published 1 month ago by catherine burns
I'd give this book 4.5 stars out of 5. It is an impressive book, written by an intelligent, persevering, patient and empathetic woman who found herself thrust into the limelight of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by PM De Angelis
I bought this copy to replace a copy I left on a plane some time ago. The more I read abut this really wise, kind and powerful person, the more I appreciate the value of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by The Human Thing
One day after reading many of Eleanor Roosevelt's quotes, I was inspired to do some research on her. Read morePublished 4 months ago by PRprincess
I find this book to be very useful to anyone who wishes to know more about his capabilities as an individual and HOW to accomplish more out of his/her life. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ghena