Anton Pavlovich Chekhov On Marriage

7FFF1BF2-8AA3-41EA-A76C-E2052224C806Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (January 29, 1860 – July 15, 1904)

By all means I will be married if you wish it. But on these conditions: Everything must be as it has been hitherto — that is, she must live in Moscow while I live in the country, and I will come and see her. … Give me a wife who, like the moon, won’t appear in my sky every day.