Who is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov?

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    There isn’t a Monday that would not cede its place to Tuesday.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    People understand God as the expression of the most lofty morality. Maybe He needs only perfect people.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Those who come a hundred or two hundred years after us will despise us for having lived our lives so stupidly and tastelessly. Perhaps they’ll find a means to be happy.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    When you live on cash, you understand the limits of the world around which you navigate each day. Credit leads into a desert with invisible boundaries.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    To dine, drink champagne, raise a racket and make speeches about the people’s consciousness, the people’s conscience, freedom and so forth while servants in tails are scurrying around your table, just like serfs, and out in the severe cold on the street await coachmen—this is the same as lying to the holy spirit.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)