You Learn By Living by Eleanor Roosevelt

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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.


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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT (1884–1962) was the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and is widely considered America's greatest First Lady. ALLIDA BLACK is the preeminent Eleanor Roosevelt historian and the author of Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism and Courage in a Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt. She lives in Washington, D.C. BILL CLINTON is the forty-second President of the United States. He lives in Westchester, New York.
Published April 26, 2011 by Harper Perennial. 228 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Self Help, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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In this straightforward and sensible book, Mrs. Roosevelt sets down what might be called her basic philosophy of life.

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