Quotes by D. H. Lawrence (Writer/English).

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Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.
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Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer.
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The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.
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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.
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The day of the absolute is over, and we're in for the strange gods once more.
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People always make war when they say they love peace.
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It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
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God is only a great imaginative experience.
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Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
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But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.
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The Christian fear of the pagan outlook has damaged the whole consciousness of man.
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Oh literature, oh the glorious Art, how it preys upon the marrow in our bones. It scoops the stuffing out of us, and chucks us aside. Alas!
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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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So long as you don't feel life's paltry and a miserable business, the rest doesn't matter, happiness or unhappiness.
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Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little.
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Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.
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Having achieved and accomplished love... man... has become himself, his tale is told.
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The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack.
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All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true.
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Don't be on the side of the angels, it's too lowering.
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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.
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Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts.
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Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
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I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.
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God doesn't know things. He is things.
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