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Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
When a person expends the least amount of motion on one action, that is grace.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, January 3, 1899, to Maxim Gorky. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 8, p. 11, "Nauka" (1976).
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