Who is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov?

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    Neither I nor anyone else knows what a standard is. We all recognize a dishonorable act, but have no idea what honor is.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

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

    Better to die at the hands of fools than to accept praise from them.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Our pride and self-importance are European, while our development and actions are Asiatic.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)