Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Life is difficult for those who have the daring to first set out on an unknown road. The avant-garde always has a bad time of it.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, May 14, 1889, to his editor and friend, A.S. Suvorin. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 3, p. 215, "Nauka" (1976).
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