You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

Author(s): Eleanor Roosevelt

History

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 age of seventy-six, Roosevelt penned this simple guide to living a fuller life. Now back in print, "You Learn by Living" is a powerful volume of enduring commonsense ideas and heartfelt values. Offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes readers on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity, civic stewardship, and more. The following are 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; and, learning to Be a Public servant. Informed by her personal experiences as a daughter, wife, parent, and diplomat, this book is a window into Eleanor Roosevelt herself and a trove of timeless wisdom that resonates in any era.


Product Information

Eleanor Roosevelt was First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. After her husband s death in 1945, Roosevelt continued in her role as an internationally prominent author, speaker, politician, and activist. This year marks the 125th year since her birth.

General Fields

  • : 9780062061577
  • : HarperCollins
  • : HarperPerennial
  • : 0.177
  • : March 2012
  • : 203mm X 135mm X 14mm
  • : United States
  • : June 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Eleanor Roosevelt
  • : Paperback
  • : 50th
  • : English
  • : 158.1
  • : 224