61 Total Quotes

Anton Chekhov Quotes

Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
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A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer.
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Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
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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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The more refined one is, the more unhappy.
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If I had listened to the critics I'd have died drunk in the gutter
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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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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 is this day-to-day living that wears you out.
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You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.
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We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
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Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
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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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When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams.
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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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#Quotes #Doctors

If only we could go back to Moscow! Sell the house, finish with our life here, and go back to Moscow.
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#Life

A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. He is a man who has signed a contract with his conscious and his sense of duty.
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At the door of every happy person there should be a man with a hammer whose knock would serve as a constant reminder of the existence of unfortunate people.
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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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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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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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It's easier to write about Socrates than about a young woman or a cook.
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