There are two major kinds of teachers of the mathematically promising. The first, earliest and most continuous is the child’s parents.
Leibniz, Gottfried Whilhem (1646-1716) Music is the pleasure the human soul experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting. In N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC:Rome Press Inc., 1988.
It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well. —René Descartes
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