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

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

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By (author) Eleanor Roosevelt

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  • Publisher: HarperPerennial
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 134mm x 202mm x 18mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 30 April 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0062061577
  • ISBN 13: 9780062061577
  • Edition: 50
  • Edition statement: 50th
  • Sales rank: 30,225

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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 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.

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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.