Anton Chekhov Quote

To begin to live in the present, we must first atone for our past and be finished with it, and we can only atone for it by suffering, by extraordinary, unceasing exertion.


The Cherry Orchard (1904) act 2 (translated by Elisaveta Fen)

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To begin to live in the present, we must first atone for our past and be finished with it, and we can only atone for it by suffering, by...

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To begin to live in the present, we must first atone for our past and be finished with it, and we can only atone for it by suffering, by...

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To begin to live in the present, we must first atone for our past and be finished with it, and we can only atone for it by suffering, by...

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To begin to live in the present, we must first atone for our past and be finished with it, and we can only atone for it by suffering, by...