"We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Anton Chekhov on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Anton Chekhov on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Anton Chekhov on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Anton Chekhov on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Anton Chekhov on Marilyn Monroe
"There is nothing new in art except talent."
"The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on science and art are as well."
"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."
"Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it."