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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Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life Eleanor Roosevelt. I want to express my
very warm gratitude and thanks to Miss Elinore Denniston, whose work with me
made this book possible, and also to Miss Nannine Joseph for her wise counsel
For curiosity, interest, and a longing to know more and more types of experience
are the qualities that stimulate a desire to know about life and to understand it.
They provide the zest that makes it possible to meet any situation as an
I made up my mind to find out as soon as possible how my own government
functioned so I would not be embarrassed in this way again. Franklin knew my
problem quite well and his eyes twinkled as he gave the answer. He had saved
me, but ...
This power of imagination is a kind of defense in childhood. You get away from
the realities. It makes you important to yourself. If used correctly, it makes it more
possible for you later on to imagine what other people are like and what ...
It is quite possible that he may be confused without your ever guessing it. Not
long ago, I was going through the nursery at the big house at Hyde Park with my
grandson Curtis. On the wall there was a published print of Theodore Roosevelt.