Anton Chekhov Quotations

Anton Chekhov

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

Death can only be profitable. There is no need to eat, drink, pay taxes, offend people, and since a person lies in a grave for hundreds or thousands of years, if you count it up the profit turns out to be enormous.

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

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

If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.

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.

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

Only entropy comes easy.

People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.

To be in continual ecstasies over nature shows poverty of imagination.

When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured.