Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

At the door of every happy person there should be a man with a hammer whose knock would serve as a constant reminder of the existence of unfortunate people.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Ivan Ivanych in Gooseberries, Works, vol. 10, 62, "Nauka" (1976).
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