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Paul Valéry

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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Education is not confined to childhood and adolescence. Learning is not limited to the schools. Throughout life, our milieu is our teacher, at once stern and dangerous.
Paul Valéry




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Translation

(French)


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L'éducation ne se borne pas à l'enfance et à l'adolescence. L'enseignement ne se limite pas à l'école. Toute la vie, notre milieu est notre éducation, et un éducateur à la fois sévère et dangereux.”
Paul Valéry




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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.”
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.”
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.”
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.”
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