Anton Chekhov Quotes (230 quotes)
“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.”
In the Cart (1897)
“Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.”
Ten Plays (2008 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486465609
“Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it.”
On the Road
“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
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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.