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Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Tsars and slaves, the intelligent and the obtuse, publicans and pharisees all have an identical legal and moral right to honor the memory of the deceased as they see fit, without regard for anyone else's opinion and without the fear of hindering one another.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, March 30, 1888, to K.S. Barantsevich. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 2, p. 242, "Nauka" (1976).
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