Who is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov?

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    The person who wants nothing, hopes for nothing, and fears nothing can never be an artist.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Happiness does not await us all. One needn’t be a prophet to say that there will be more grief and pain than serenity and money. That is why we must hang on to one another.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Prudence and justice tell me that in electricity and steam there is more love for man than in chastity and abstinence from meat.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Better a debauched canary than a pious wolf.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    When an actor has money, he sends not letters, but telegrams.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)