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.
There is no experience from which you can't learn something. When you stop
learning you stop living in any vital and meaningful sense. And the purpose of life
, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and ...
Don't bother me; can't you see I am busy?” or, worse still, “What a silly question!”
something bad will happen in time. If the child's curiosity is not fed, if his
questions are not answered, he will stop asking questions. And then, by the time
he is in ...