Facts about Anton Chekhov

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Summary

Anton Chekhov was a famous Dramatist from Russia, who lived between January 29, 1860 and July 14, 1904.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 44 quotes who is written / told by Anton, under the main topics: Life, Medical, Nature.

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Famous quotes by Anton Chekhov (44)


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"When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams"
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"To advise is not to compel"
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"No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing"
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"No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith"
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"Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric"
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"If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry"
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"I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky"
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"Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it"
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"All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still"
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"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"
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"You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible"
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"When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.'"
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"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice"
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"How unbearable at times are people who are happy, people for whom everything works out"
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"A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer"
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"A fiance is neither this nor that: he's left one shore, but not yet reached the other"
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"We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well"
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"Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism"
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"People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy"
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"People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about"
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"One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake"
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"Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other"
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"Advertising is the very essence of democracy"
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"The more refined one is, the more unhappy"
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"Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something"
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"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"
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"If you cry 'forward', you must without fail make plain in what direction to go"
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"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass"
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"When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured"
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"To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God"
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"The sea has neither meaning nor pity"
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"The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too"
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"Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable"
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"There is nothing new in art except talent"
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"It's easier to write about Socrates than about a young woman or a cook"
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"When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science"
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"We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds"
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"Only entropy comes easy"
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"Man is what he believes"
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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"
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"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out"
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"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out"
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"Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too"
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"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"


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