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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... to Miss Elinore Denniston, whose work with me made this book possible, and
also to Miss Nannine Joseph for her wise counsel in any work that I undertake.
E. R. Contents Acknowledgments Preface 1 Learning to Learn 2 Fear—the Great.
Contents Acknowledgments Preface 1 Learning to Learn 2 Fear—the Great
Enemy 3 The Uses of Time 4 The Difficult Art of Maturity 5 Readjustment Is
Endless 6 Learning to Be Useful 7 The Right to Be an Individual 8 How to Get the
Best out ...
And the purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to
reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. You can do
that only if you have curiosity, an unquenchable spirit of adventure. The
... continue to learn and to grow as long as you live and you'll have a wonderful
time doing it. 2 Fear—the Great Enemy.