D.H. Lawrence

1885 - 1930

A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on death and needs

Oh build your ship of death. Oh build it! For you will need it. For the voyage of oblivion awaits you.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: The Ship of Death, 1932, X

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence

I never saw a wild thing Sorry for itself.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Self-Pity, 1923

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on direction and time

Not I, not I, but the wind that blows through me! A fine wind is blowing the new direction of Time.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Son of a Man Who Has Come Through, 1920

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on darkness, death, life, soul, and strength

We are dying, we are dying, piecemeal our bodies are dying and our strength leaves us, and our soul cowers naked in the dark rain over the flood, cowering in the last branches of the tree of our life.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: The Ship of Death, 1932, VI

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on heaven

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Now in November nearer comes the sun down the abandoned heaven.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: November by the Sea, 1909

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence

When one jumps over the edge, one is bound to land somewhere.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on earth, family, nations, soul, and spirit

I am part of the sun as my eye is part of me. That I am part of the earth my feet know perfectly, and my blood is part of the sea. My soul knows that I am part of the human race, my soul is an organic part of the great human race, as my spirit is part of my nation. In my own very self, I am part of my family.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Apocalypse, 1931

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on death and journeys

Build then the ship of death, for you must take the longest journey, to oblivion.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: The Ship of Death, 1932, V

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on death and love

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You love me so much, you want to put me in your pocket. And I should die there smothered.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Sons and Lovers, 1913, ch. 15

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on day and water

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A snake came to my water trough On a hot, hot day, and I in pajamas for the heat, To drink there.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Snake, 1923

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