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Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
One can only call that youth healthful which refuses to be reconciled old ways and which, foolishly or shrewdly, combats the old. This is nature's charge and all progress hinges upon it.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, March 29, 1890, to his editor and friend, A.S. Suvorin. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 4, p. 49, "Nauka" (1976).
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