The best Quotes by Anton Chekhov

The best Quotes by Anton Chekhov

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short-story writer who is considered to be one of the greatest writers of all time.

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
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If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry!
The University brings out all abilities, including incapability.
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
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Never memorize what you can look up in books.
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I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
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There's a benefit about losing: you get to learn from your mistakes.
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Education is an admirable thing. But it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
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The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited.
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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
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Knowing where you're going can be confusing. Trust your instincts.
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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
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Love takes up where knowledge leaves off.
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Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
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If watching is all you're going to do, then you're going to watch your life go by without you.
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Take your time to think, but when it is time to act, stop thinking and act!
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When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
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He who thinks too much, will not act.
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It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
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Hate burns fast and bright, and it might make you feel empowered for a while, but eventually it consumes whatever vessel it fuels.
There's a type of hatred that's similar to longing. It's impossible to stop.
Moon Dong-eun in The Glory - Season 1 Episode 1
Your love makes me strong, your hate makes me unstoppable!
Everybody comes from the same source. If you hate another human being, you're hating part of yourself.
Never does hate get stopped through hate. Hate is stopped through love.
Hatred is so much easier to win than love - and so much harder to get rid of.
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Girlfriend is such a stupid word. I couldn't stand calling her that. So, we had to get married, so I could call her "wife".
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Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
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Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful.
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Father, I hate being forced into this. If I do marry, I want it to be for love.
Jasmin in Aladdin
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Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
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You don't marry someone you can live with,
you marry the person who you cannot live without.
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Elliot: "I'm not hiding, I was just looking for my... you know, the... I was looking for my dignity."
J.D.: "Did you find it?"
Elliot: "No. I must've left it at college."
Elliot Reid in Scrubs - Season 2 Episode 1
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I've spent the past three-and-a-half years staring at greaseboards full of equations; before that, I spent four years working on my thesis; before that, I was in college, and before that... I was in the fifth grade.
Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory - Season 1 Episode 4
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Classes will dull your mind, destroy the potential for authentic creativity.
John F. Nash in A Beautiful Mind
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I'm going to college. I don't care if it ruins my career. I'd rather be smart than a movie star.
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If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
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Ted: "Oh hey, where are you guys?"
Barney: "We're in a fundraiser, helping young women raise money for community college."
Ted: "Stripclub... nice!"
Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother - Season 2 Episode 1
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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
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That's the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good f*cking life.
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The happiest people don't worry too much about whether life is fair ot not, they just get on with it.
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Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.
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It was right then that I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And I remember thinking: How did he know to put the pursuit part in there? That maybe happiness is something that we can only pursue. And maybe we can actually never have it, no matter what. How did he know that?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
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"But don't you think," I persist, "that it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?"
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I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.

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