D.H. Lawrence Quotes

76 D.H. Lawrence quotes:

"Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of a critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it."
"The world is wonderful and beautiful and good beyond one's wildest imagination. Never, never, never could one conceive what love is, beforehand, never. Life can be great --quite god-like. It can be so. God be thanked I have proved it."
"Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Design Quotes
"Comes over one an absolute necessity to move. And what is more, to move in some particular direction. A double necessity then: to get on the move, and to know whither."
"The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions."
"When one jumps over the edge, one is bound to land somewhere."
"The only history is a mere question of one's struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations, and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do."
"Men! The only animal in the world to fear."
"Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Experience Quotes Myth Quotes
"John Thomas says goodnight to Lady Jane, a little droopingly, but with a hopeful heart"
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes
"Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep."
"The source of all life and knowledge is in man and woman, and the source of all living is in the interchange and the meeting and mingling of these two: man-life and woman-life, man-knowledge and woman-knowledge, man-being and woman-being."
"The bourgeois produces the bolshevist, inevitably as every half-truth at length produces the contradiction of itself in the opposite half-truth."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Speech Quotes
"Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Ethics Quotes Calendar Quotes
"Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Age And Aging Quotes Tragedies Quotes
"One could laugh at the world better if it didn't mix tender kindliness with its brutality."

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