Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

It is uncomfortable to ask condemned people about their sentences just as it is awkward to ask wealthy people why they need so much money, why they use their wealth so poorly, and why they don't just get rid of it when they recognize that it is the cause of their unhappiness.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Korolev's thoughts in Episode from a Practice, Works, vol. 10, p. 84, "Nauka" (1976).
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