[PW] three quotations

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com
Sat May 23 00:08:29 PDT 2015

The quotation attributed to Chekov was examined on my website. Here is a link:

Don’t Tell Me the Moon Is Shining; Show Me the Glint of Light on Broken Glass

Additional citations and feedback about the hypothesis would be welcome.


On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 7:01 PM, Susie Thurman <classact at lightpower.net> wrote:
> I have spent the better part of four hours in the library and on the
> Internet trying to find the source of these quotations, but I've had no
> luck. Can anyone help me? And, if you found it on the Internet, would you
> please share what magic string of words you used?
> Many thanks.
> Susie
> 1)      "Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect." Ralph Waldo
> Emerson
> 2)      "I can't understand how anyone can write without writing everything
> over and over again." Leo Tolstoy (this does not sound like a Tolstoy
> construction to me, but.)
> 3)      "Don't tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of the light
> on the broken glass." Anton Chekov
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