You Learn By Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life
From one of the world’s most celebrated and admired public figures, a wise and intimate book on how to get the most of out life.
Courage is more exhilarating than fear and in the long run it is easier. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each new thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.
Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the world’s best loved and most admired public figures, offers a wise and intimate guide on how to overcome fears, embrace challenges as opportunities, and cultivate civic pride: You Learn by Living. A crucial precursor to better-living guides like Mark Nepo’s The Book of Awakening or Robert Persig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, as well as political memoirs such as John F. Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage, the First Lady’s illuminating manual of personal exploration resonates with the timeless power to change lives.
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The essential thing is to learn. Learning and living. But they are really the same
thing, aren't they? There is no experience from which you can't learn something.
When you stop learning you stop living in any vital and meaningful sense.
Why was your mind given you but to think things out for yourself?” It became a
challenge for me to think about all the different sides of a situation and try to find
new points that Mlle. Souvestre had not covered, points that had not even been ...
If he must do research, he should have discipline and training in how to do
research. It is not enough to have done one or more pieces of research. He must
have mastered the technique. The essential thing is that he is so trained that he
I did not realize that my mother had given me one thing that was going to be
useful all the rest of my life. She had made me learn French before I learned
English by the simple device of providing me with a French nurse. I learned both
... one tried to keep alive one of the most important attributes a person can have:
interest in the world around him. No one fostered and cultivated the child's innate
sense of the adventure of life. One of the things I believe most intensely is that ...
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At the end of You Learn by Living, Eleanor Roosevelt writes that she feels that her book advice for personal growth and fulfillment boils down to a handful of principles. It is always helpful to successfully complete smaller steps that carry you gradually towards a larger goal. There are more clearly defined objectives, it will be defined between steps achieved and made visible. that motivates incredible.
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If only we had people who cared like this lady did she was beautiful human. Read full review