Anton Chekhov quotes, facts, Books

Anton Chekhov quotes, facts, Books


Anton Chekhov Quotes

Anton Chekhov quotes part 1:

~ Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.

~ Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric.

~ If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.

~ Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it.

~ Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.

Anton chekov quotes part 1

Anton Chekhov quotes part 2:

~ Each of us is full of too many wheels, screws and valves to permit us to judge one another on a first impression or by two or three external signs.

~ Everyone has the same God; only people differ.

~ There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.

~ People who live alone always have something on their minds that they would willingly share.

~ Only during hard times do people come to understand how difficult it is to be master of their feelings and thoughts.

Anton chekov quotes part 2


Anton Chekhov quotes part 3:

~ In all the universe nothing remains permanent and unchanged but the spirit.

~ One usually dislikes a play while writing it, but afterward it grows on one. Let others judge and make decisions.

~ Brevity is the sister of talent.

~ We need new forms of expression. We need new forms, and if we can’t have them we had better have nothing.

~ There should be more sincerity and heart in human relations, more silence and simplicity in our interactions. Be rude when you’re angry, laugh when something is funny, and answer when you’re asked.

Anton Chekhov quotes part 3



Some Facts about Anton Chekhov


# Full Name: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

# Born: January 29, 1860, Taganrog, Russia

# Died: July 15, 1904, Badenweiler, Germany (died of tuberculosis)

# Anton Chekhov is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history.

# During his early career, worked as a physician

# Spouse: German actress Olga Knipper

# Birth Sign : Aquarius

# He was a friend of fellow Russian writers, Leo Tolstoy and Maxim Gorky.


Other Resources:

1) To find out more details about Anton Chekhov –

2) Download some Anton Chekhov Books for free:

– The Sea-Gull by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

– The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

– Plays by Anton Chekhov, Second Series by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

– Uncle Vanya: Scenes from Country Life in Four Acts by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

– Anton Chekhov – Collected Stories – Audio Book

3) Huge collection of Anton Chekhov quotes on

4) An Introduction to Anton Chekhov on YouTube  By National Theatre Discover