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    Silence accompanies the most significant expressions of happiness and unhappiness: those in love understand one another best when silent, while the most heated and impassioned speech at a graveside touches only outsiders, but seems cold and inconsequential to the widow and children of the deceased.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    The problem is that we attempt to solve the simplest questions cleverly, thereby rendering them unusually complex. One should seek the simple solution.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Solomon made a big mistake when he asked for wisdom.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    It is depressing to hear the unfortunate or dying man jest.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    If you fear loneliness, then don’t get married.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)