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    What if something were to come of it?
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    There are plenty of good people, but only a very, very few are precise and disciplined.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    A woman can only become a man’s friend in three stages: first, she’s an agreeable acquaintance, then a mistress, and only after that a friend.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    If you can’t distinguish people from lap-dogs, you shouldn’t undertake philanthropic work.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Humankind has understood history as a series of battles because, to this day, it regards conflict as the central facet of life.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)