Chekhov had at first written stories only for financial gain, but as his artistic ambition grew, he made formal innovations which have influenced the evolution of the modern short story. To support his family and to pay his tuition fees, he wrote daily short, humorous sketches and vignettes of contemporary Russian life.
"People don't notice whether it is winter or summer when they are happy "
Anton wrote beautiful and meaningful quotes where he said that the world is, of course, nothing but our conception of it and that Man is what he believes , nothing more nothing less. His concept of life was very simple that there should be more sincerity and heart in human relations, more silence and simplicity in our interactions. Be rude when you’re angry, laugh when something is funny, and answer when you’re asked. He suggests for each one Wisdom comes not from age, but from education and learning .
He is of the view that there are a great many opinions in this world, and a good half of them are professed by people who have never been in trouble so the guides are the ones who have actually not lived a lost life , how can they realize or know what a troubled person goes through. He says that the task of a writer is not to solve the problem but to state the problem correctly which will itself lead to a correct solution or at the very least guide to the right path. He opines that man will become better when you show him what he is like, the true picture.