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Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
We go to great pains to alter life for the happiness of our descendants and our descendants will say as usual: things used to be so much better, life today is worse than it used to be.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, p. 102, "Nauka" (1980).
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