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François Fénelon

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Biography - François Fénelon:

François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon. French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer.
Born: 1651 - Died: 1715
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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A good historian is timeless although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.
François Fénelon




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Translation

(French)


French
Le bon historien n'est d'aucun temps ni d'aucun pays: quoiqu'il aime sa patrie, il ne la flatte jamais en rien.”
François Fénelon




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Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born.”
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Antisthenes used to say that the most useful science was to unlearn evil.”
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Let a child play and mix instruction with play.”
François Fénelon - Treatise on the Education of Girls
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All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.”
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Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.”
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There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true.”
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