Who is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov?

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    The air of one’s native country is the most healthy air.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    I don’t know why one can’t chase two rabbits at the same time, even in the literal sense of those words. If you have the hounds, go ahead and pursue.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    It is as acceptable now to love the wives of others as it is to smoke their cigars and read their books.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Love is a scandal of the personal sort.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    There are in life such confluences of circumstances that render the reproach that we are not Voltaires most inopportune.
    —Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)