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    In two or three hundred years life on earth will be unimaginably beautiful, astounding. Man needs such a life and if it hasn’t yet appeared, he should begin to anticipate it, wait for it, dream about it, prepare for it. To achieve this, he has to see and know more than did his grandfather and father.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Writers are as jealous as pigeons.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Literature is my legal wife and medicine my mistress. When I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    An expansive life, one not constrained by four walls, requires as well an expansive pocket.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    If you really think about it, everything is wonderful in this world, everything except for our thoughts and deeds when we forget about the loftier goals of existence, about our human dignity.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)