Anton Chekhov Quotes (230 quotes)
“Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.”
The Note-books of Anton Tchekhov (1921 edition), translated by Samuel Solomonovitch Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf, p. 13
“The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too.”
Plays (1916 edition)
“Life is a vexatious trap; when a thinking man reaches maturity and attains to full consciousness he cannot help feeling that he is in a trap from which there is no escape.”
Ward No. 6 (1892)
“I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky.”
Letter to A.S. Suvorin (March 23, 1895) - Letters
Note-Book of Anton Chekhov, Translated by S. S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAnton Chekhov
Born: January 29, 1860
Died: July 14, 1904 (aged 44)
Occupation: Dramatist, physician, playwright
Bio: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics.