D.H. Lawrence Quotes


76 D.H. Lawrence quotes:



"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."
"The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just."
"My God, these folks don't know how to love -- that's why they love so easily."
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"One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul."
"For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive."
"The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread."
"One could laugh at the world better if it didn't mix tender kindliness with its brutality."
"Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven't really got."
"The great mass of humanity should never learn to read or write."
"I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself."
"The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens."
"All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true."
"Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art -- or almost the only stuff."
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"Men! The only animal in the world to fear."
"One sheds one's sicknesses in books -- repeats and presents again one's emotions, to be master of them."
"My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman-kind --intimacy, physical and psychical between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect."
"I cannot cure myself of that most woeful of youth's follies -- thinking that those who care about us will care for the things that mean much to us."
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"Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar."
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"We and the cosmos are one. The cosmos is a vast body, of which we are still parts. The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins. The moon is a great gleaming nerve-centre from which we quiver forever. Who knows the power that"
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