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Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Narrator in An Evil Night, Works, vol. 5, p. 386, "Nauka" (1976).
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