Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov

was a Russian short-story writer, playwright and physician, considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature
A fiance is neither this nor that: he's left one shore, but not yet reached the other.More Anton Chekhov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Try to reason about love, and you will lose your reason.More Anton Chekhov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.More Anton Chekhov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don't put it there.More Anton Chekhov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying . . . one must ruthlessly suppress everything that is not concerned with the subject. If, in the first chapter, you say there is a gun hanging on the wall, you should make quite sure that it is going to be used further on in the story.More Anton Chekhov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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