Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (-)

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Thought and beauty, like a hurricane or waves, should not know conventional, delimited forms.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Narrator in The Letter, Works, vol. 7, p. 511, "Nauka" (1976).
It always seems to the brothers and the father that their brother or son didn't marry the right person.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, p. 10, "Nauka" (1980).
It's even pleasant to be sick when you know that there are people who await your recovery as they might await a holiday.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Narrator in The Story of an Unknown Man, Works, vol. 8, p. 198, "Nauka" (1976).

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Mujhe inki poem chahiy
my favorite is 'the world perishes not from bandits and fires, but from hatred, hostility, and all these petty squabbles' and it fits perfectly with his play 'the marriage proposal'