D.H. Lawrence

1885 - 1930

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 experience, fear, ideas, and world

The world fears a new experience more than it fears anything. Because a new experience displaces so many old experiences. . . . The world doesn't fear a new idea. It can pigeon-hole any idea. But it can't pigeon-hole a real new experience.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on art, day, speech, and truth

Art-speech is the only truth. An artist is usually a damned liar, but his art, if it be art, will tell you the truth of his day.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence

How beastly the bourgeois is especially the male of the species.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: How Beastly the Bourgeois Is, 1929

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on beauty and mystery

Beauty is a mystery. You can neither eat it nor make flannel out of it.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Sex Versus Loveliness, 1930

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on body and purity

Necessary, forever necessary, to burn out false shames and smelt the heaviest ore of the body into purity.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Lady Chatterley's Lover, 1928

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on beginning, dreams, heaven, lies, and motherhood

Whales in mid-ocean, suspended in the waves of the sea great heaven of whales in the waters, old hierarchies. And enormous mother whales lie dreaming suckling their whale-tender young and dreaming with strange whale eyes wide open in the waters of the beginning and the end.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

Source: Whales Weep Not! 1932

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A Quote by David Herbert Lawrence on earth

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The grim frost is at hand, when apples will fall thick, almost thunderous, on the hardened earth.

D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)

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