Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Satiation, like any state of vitality, always contains a degree of impudence, and that impudence emerges first and foremost when the sated man instructs the hungry one.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, October 20, 1891, to his editor and friend, A.S. Suvorin. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 4, p. 286, "Nauka" (1976).
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