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Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Death can only be profitable: there's no need to eat, drink, pay taxes, offend people, and since a person lies in a grave for hundreds or thousands of years, if you count it up the profit turns out to be enormous.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. The undertaker Yakov in Rothschild's Fiddle, Works, vol. 8, p. 304, "Nauka" (1976).
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