No Comment, Quotation — June 25, 2007, 12:00 am

Chekhov on Politics

Of course politics is an interesting and engrossing thing. It offers no immutable laws, nearly always prevaricates, but as far as blather and sharpening the mind go, it provides inexhaustible material.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, in a letter to A.S. Suvorin, Jan. 4, 1889 in: Polnoe sobranie sochinenii i pisem A. P. Chekhova, vol. P-3, p. 122

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