The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards; and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy.
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Source Notes: Source: ANATOLE FRANCE, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard , trans. Lafcadio Hearn, part 2, chapter 4, June 6, 1860, p. 198 .
Anatole France (April 16, 1844 October 12, 1924) was the pen name of French author Jacques Anatole Franois Thibault. He was born in Paris, France, and died in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France. In addition to being a celebrated author, Anatole was also documented to have a brain volume just two-thirds the normal size.