You Learn By Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life
Harper Collins, 26.04.2011. - 224 страница
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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... instrument which we can use to acquire information at any time we need it. I
remember certain milestones in learning how to learn. As far as training my
memory was concerned, that began very young. I loved poetry and I would often
learn it ...
In the first place, we have to face the fact that no one can acquire all there is to
learn about any subject. What is essential is to train the mind so that it is capable
of finding facts as it needs them, train it to learn how to learn. If, later on, a child ...
It is here, I think, that the most important phase of education appears, in the
capacity to learn from each thing you see, from each fact you acquire, from each
experience you have, from each person you meet. And nothing you learn,
It takes everything we can acquire to help us understand the new situations, the
new problems that are arising on all sides. If this sounds heavy and oppressive,
then the essential point has been missed. Learning can be a game. Imagination ...