Find important quotes and citations by the author Anton Chekhov.
Quote 2515To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God
Quote 2514The university brings out all abilities, including incapability
Quote 2513Let 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
Quote 2512The more refined one is, the more unhappy
Quote 2511To advise is not to compel
Quote 2510There is nothing new in art except talent
Quote 2509A book ought to be the ax to break the frozen sea within us
Quote 2508We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds
Quote 2507People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about
Quote 2506Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice
Quote 2505Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism
Quote 2504You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.
Quote 2503Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
Quote 2502At 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
Quote 2501The personal life of every individual is based on secrecy, and perhaps it is partly for that reason that civilized man is so nervously anxious that personal privacy should be respected
Quote 2500Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable
Quote 2499Conciseness is the sister of talent
Quote 2497An artist's flair is sometimes worth a scientist's brains
Quote 2496If I had listened to the critics I'd have died drunk in the gutter
Quote 2495Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass
Quote 2494When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'you have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair'
Quote 2493One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake
Quote 2492People are far more sincere and good-humored at speeding their parting guests than on meeting them
Quote 1840If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.
Quote 1647Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out