Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics.

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Doctors are the same as lawyers, the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.

A fiance is neither this nor that: he's left one shore but not yet reached the other.

I promise to be an excellent husband but give me a wife who like the moon will not appear every day in my sky.

To judge between good or bad between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.

The world perishes not from bandits and fires but from hatred hostility and all these petty squabbles.

People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.

To advise is not to compel.

A good upbringing means not that you won't spill sauce on the tablecloth but that you won't notice it when someone else does.

We learn about life not from plusses alone but from minuses as well.

Only entropy comes easy.

Don't tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken glass.

The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.

It's easier to write about Socrates than about a young woman or a cook.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.

One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.

Man is what he believes.

Money like vodka turns a person into an eccentric.

Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is in fact a talent: you must be born with it.

Love friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

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