You Learn by Living
  • Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Release Date : 01 January 1983
  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 13 : 0664244947
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Book excerpt: She was born before women had the right to vote yet went on to become one of America'¿¿s most influential First Ladies. A Gallup poll named her one of the most admired people of the twentieth century and she remains well known as a role model for a life well lived. Roosevelt wrote You Learn by Living at the age of seventy-six, just two years before her death. The commonsense ideas'¿¿and heartfelt ideals'¿¿presented in this volume are as relevant today as they were five decades ago. Her keys to a fulfilling life? Some of her responses include: learning to learn, the art of maturity, and getting the best out of others.

You Learn by Living

You Learn by Living

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
Genre : Self-Help
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She was born before women had the right to vote yet went on to become one of America'¿¿s most influential First Ladies. A Gallup poll named her one of the most admired people of the twentieth century and she remains well known as a role model for a life ...

You Learn By Living

You Learn By Living

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Self-Help
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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 ...

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A candid and insightful look at an era and a life through the eyes of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century, First Lady and humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt. The daughter of one of New York’s most influential families, niece of Theodore Roosevelt, and wife of President ...

My Day

My Day

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt,David Emblidge
Publisher : Da Capo Press
Genre : History
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"I think Eleanor Roosevelt has so gripped the imagination of this moment because we need her and her vision so completely. . . . She's perfect for us as we enter the twenty-first century. Eleanor Roosevelt is a loud and profound voice for people who want to change the world." -- Blanche Wiesen ...

The Archer

The Archer

Author : Paulo Coelho
Publisher : Knopf
Genre : FICTION
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Tomorrow Is Now

Tomorrow Is Now

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : History
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Available again in time for election season, Eleanor Roosevelt's most important book—a battle cry for civil rights As relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963, Tomorrow Is Now is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her final effort to move America toward the community she hoped it ...

How You Learn Is How You Live

How You Learn Is How You Live

Author : Kay Peterson,David A. Kolb
Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Genre : Business & Economics
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A guide to awakening the power of learning that lies within each of us, this accessible book offers deep, research-based insights into the ideal process of learning and guides you in identifying your dominant style. --...

Eleanor Roosevelt  In Her Words

Eleanor Roosevelt In Her Words

Author : Nancy Woloch
Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This illustrated, first of its kind collection of excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt's newspaper columns, radio talks, speeches, and correspondence speaks directly to the challenges we face today. Acclaimed for her roles in politics and diplomacy, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt was also a prolific author, journalist, lecturer, broadcaster, educator, and public ...

Advice for Future Corpses  and Those Who Love Them

Advice for Future Corpses and Those Who Love Them

Author : Sallie Tisdale
Publisher : Gallery Books
Genre : Self-Help
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A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK CRITICS’ TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR “In its loving, fierce specificity, this book on how to die is also a blessedly saccharine-free guide for how to live” (The New York Times). Former NEA fellow and Pushcart Prize-winning writer Sallie Tisdale offers a lyrical, thought-provoking, yet ...

It s Up to the Women

It s Up to the Women

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher : Hachette UK
Genre : History
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"Eleanor Roosevelt never wanted her husband to run for president. When he won, she . . . went on a national tour to crusade on behalf of women. She wrote a regular newspaper column. She became a champion of women's rights and of civil rights. And she decided to write a book." -- ...

Eleanor Makes Her Mark

Eleanor Makes Her Mark

Author : Barbara Kerley
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An inspiring true story about modeling good leadership and being the change you wish to see....

It s Up to the Women

It s Up to the Women

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher : New York : F.A. Stokes Company
Genre : Depressions
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A book of nationwide appeal to the women of America. It answers the questions of millions of women: What does Mrs. Roosevelt think about the income problem? Children? Jobs? Recreation? The household? Social work? Marriage? Divorce? Women in public life? Budgeting and saving?...

What I Hope to Leave Behind

What I Hope to Leave Behind

Author : Eleanor Roosevelt
Publisher : Carlson Pub
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Arranged under nine thematic topics that include personal testimony, women's roles, and issues of war and peace, this collection presents 126 of Eleanor Roosevelt's articles and speeches, tracing her development as a journalist, politician, activist, diplomat, and educator....

My Year with Eleanor

My Year with Eleanor

Author : Noelle Hancock
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“I honestly loved this book.” —Jim Norton, New York Times bestselling author of I Hate Your Guts “Eleanor taught Noelle that, first and foremost, Courage Takes Practice. Her yearlong quest to face her terrors, great and small, is moving, enriching, and hilarious—we readers are lucky to be along for ...