Anton Chekov on drinking vodka and redeeming the past

“We just philosophize, complain of boredom, or drink vodka. It’s so clear, you see, that if we’re to begin living in the present, we must first of all redeem our past and then be done with it forever..”
― Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (January 29, 1860 – July 15, 1904) was a Russian playwright and short-story writer. His career as a playwright produced four classics, and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Wikipedia

Born: January 29, 1860, Taganrog, Russia

Died: July 15, 1904

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *