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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

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.




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Translation

(French)



French
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.




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