From Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the world's most celebrated and public figures, comes this wise and intimate book on how to get the most out of life-now available in a limited Olive Edition. 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. You Learn by Living is a powerful volume of enduring common sense ideas and heartfelt values. Offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes readers on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity, civic stewardship, 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 * 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.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc ISBN: 9780062564726 Number of pages: 208 Weight: 133 g Dimensions: 181 x 114 x 13 mm Edition: 50th Anniversary ed.
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