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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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Let a child play and mix instruction with play.
François Fénelon - Treatise on the Education of Girls




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Laissez donc jouer un enfant, et mêlez l'instruction avec le jeu.”
François Fénelon - Traité de l'éducation des filles

German
Laß also das Kind spielen und verbinde die Unterweisung mit dem Spiel.”
François Fénelon - Traité de l'éducation des filles




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It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
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Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.”
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Education is another sun to those who are educated.”
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
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All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.”
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My work is a game, a very serious game.”
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For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.”
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Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.”
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Play is experimenting with chance.”
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A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think of learning as a game rather than a form of drudgery, for no activity can be continued for long if it does not to some extent afford pleasure to the participant.”
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This is the real secret of life: to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now, and instead of calling it "work," realize that this is play.”
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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).”
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”
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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.”
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
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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.”
François Fénelon
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A good historian is timeless although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.”
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War is an evil which dishonours mankind.”
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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.”
François Fénelon
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