The best Uncle Vanya quotes

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Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov

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What must human beings be, to destroy what they can never create?

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A woman can only become a man's friend after having first been his acquaintance and then his beloved—then she becomes his friend.

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God alone knows what our real business in life is.

- Astrov

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And the existence is tedious, anyway; it is a senseless, dirty business, this life.

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Men may forget, but God will remember.

- Marina

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If you could only see your face, your gestures! Oh, how tedious your life must be.

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One hundred years from now, the people who come after us, for whom our lives are showing the way--will they think of us kindly? Will they remember us with a kind word? I wish to God I could think so.

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If I'd had a normal life I might have been a Schopenhauer or a Dostoevsky.

- Vanya

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