One of the most beloved figures of the twentieth century, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt remains a role model for a life well lived. At the age of seventy-six, Roosevelt penned this simple guide to living a fuller life. You Learn by Living is a powerful volume of enduring commonsense ideas and heartfelt values. Offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes readers on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity, civic stewardship, and more. Her keys to a fulfilling life?Learning to Learn Fear—the Great EnemyThe Uses of TimeThe Difficult Art of MaturityReadjustment is EndlessLearning to Be UsefulThe Right to Be an Individual How to Get the Best Out of PeopleFacing Responsibility How Everyone Can Take Part in PoliticsLearning to Be a Public ServantInformed by her personal experiences as a daughter, wife, parent, and diplomat, this book is a window into Eleanor Roosevelt herself and a trove of timeless wisdom that resonates in any era.