We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well.
Quote by Anton Chekhov
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Anton Chekhov Quotes
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
There is nothing new in art except talent.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science.
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
Money, like vodka, turns a person into an eccentric.
The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
We have all loved a guy we know has issues. Despite popular opinions, until we give it a final try, the relationship will always be in the 'what if' stage.
I'm not a film buff. I don't watch a lot of movies.
Our nation is too different, too diverse to say that what works in Massachusetts is somehow going to be grabbed by the federal government, usurping the power of states and imposing a one-size-fits-all plan on the nation. That will not work.
I decided I ought to pick a project that would not be controversial, that would not really cost the government a lot of money.
Success and the art of making music are two different things for me.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
I mean, why am I considered an 'it girl?' Because I'm in a lot of movies right now or am on the covers of magazines? I just hope there is something solid behind that. Because here's the thing with 'it girl' status. It's great and amazing that anybody is saying that at all. But how long does that last?
When I was at college, I worked in a department store called Brit Home Stores, which is a pretty lackluster department store, selling clothes for middle-aged women. My job was to walk the floor and find anything that was damaged, take it to the store room and log it.
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.