Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Eyes—the head's chief of police. They watch and make mental notes. A blind person is like a city abandoned by the authorities. On sad days they cry. In these carefree times they weep only from tender emotions.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. A Brief Human Anatomy, Works, vol. 2, p. 199, "Nauka" (1976).
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