Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

"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."

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If you fear loneliness, then don't get married."

Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Writers are as jealous as pigeons."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Literature is my legal wife and medicine my mistress. When I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Without a knowledge of languages you feel as if you don't have a passport."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"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."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Death is terrifying, but it would be even more terrifying to find out that you are going to live forever and never die."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Prudence and justice tell me that in electricity and steam there is more love for man than in chastity and abstinence from meat."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Everyone has the same God; only people differ."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Lying is the same as alcoholism. Liars prevaricate even on their deathbeds."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well."

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Solomon made a big mistake when he asked for wisdom."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)