Who is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov?

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    By nature servile, people attempt at first glance to find signs of good breeding in the appearance of those who occupy more exalted stations.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

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

    When a thinking person attains adulthood and develops a mature consciousness, he reluctantly feels himself in a trap from which there is no exit.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Nothing lulls and inebriates like money; when you have a lot, the world seems a better place than it actually is.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    It’s worth living abroad to study up on genteel and delicate manners. The maid smiles continuously; she smiles like a duchess on a stage, while at the same time it is clear from her face that she is exhausted from overwork.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)