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You Learn by Living

Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life
Narrated by: Vivienne Leheny
Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
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From Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the world’s most celebrated and public figures, comes this wise and intimate book on how to get the most out of life - now available on audio.

One of the most beloved figures of the 20th century, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt remains a role model for a life well lived. At the age of 76, Roosevelt penned this simple guide to living a fuller life. You Learn by Living is a powerful volume of enduring common sense ideas and heartfelt values. Offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes listeners on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity, civic stewardship, and more. Her keys to a fulfilling life?

  • Learning to learn
  • Fear - the great enemy
  • The uses of time
  • The difficult art of maturity
  • Readjustment is endless
  • Learning to be useful
  • The right to be an individual
  • How to get the best out of people
  • Facing responsibility
  • How everyone can take part in politics
  • Learning to be a public servant

Informed by her personal experiences as a daughter, wife, parent, and diplomat, this audiobook is a window into Eleanor Roosevelt herself and a trove of timeless wisdom that resonates in any era.

©1960 Eleanor Roosevelt (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

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enjoyed it and very nicely read but dated.

it's a fairly short book and you can get through it pretty quickly but it does feel for a previous time and that means it is not quite as relevant for today's world.

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valuable knowledge, easy listening

surprising amount of valuable knowledge, which we can all take something from. I have a new found respect for Eleanor Roosevelt who has passed on much wisdom from the many lessons she experienced through her life.
It is easy listening.