From Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the worlds 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
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.
Narrator: Vivienne Leheny
Duration: 5 hours 29 minutes
Released: 18 Nov 2012