Anton Chekhov Quotes

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

We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

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

If you cry “Forward!” you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. Don’t you see that if, without doing so, you call out the word to both a monk and revolutionary, they will go in directions precisely opposite?

If I had listened to the critics I’d have died drunk in the gutter.

Any idiot can face a crisis – it is the day to day living that wears one out.

The secret of boring people lies in telling them everything.

When a woman isn’t beautiful, people always say, “You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.”

An artist must only judge what he understands; his field is just as restricted as any other specialists.

An artist’s flair is sometimes worth a scientist’s brains.