To advise is not to compel.
Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
The sea has neither meaning nor pity.
A good upbringing means not that you won't spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won't notice it when someone else does.
When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair'.
The world perishes not from bandits and fires, but from hatred, hostility, and all these petty squabbles.
We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Anton Chekhov — quotes and aphorisms
People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.