Quotation Explorer - 'D.H. Lawrence'

Aren't I enough for you?' she asked.'No,' he said. 'You are enough for me, as far as a woman is concerned. You are all women to me. But I wanted a man friend, as eternal as you and I are eternal.'(Women in Love) - D.H. Lawrence
When one is grown up, money is lying about at one's service. It is only when one is young that it is rare. Take no thought for money - that always lies to hand.(Women in Love) - D.H. Lawrence
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. - D.H. Lawrence
Connie felt again the tightness, niggardliness of the men of her generation. They were so tight, so scared of life! - D.H. Lawrence
Of course , if I am nothing but an ego, and woman is nothing but another ego, then there is really no vital difference between us. Two little dolls of conscious entities, squeaking when you squeeze them. And with a tiny bit of an extraneous appendage to mark which is which... - D.H. Lawrence
And who should have the money, indeed, if not your wives? They have everything to do with the money. What idea have you, but to waste it!""Women waste nothing--they couldn't if they tried," said Aaron Sisson. - D.H. Lawrence
Only youth has a taste of immortality. - D.H. Lawrence
Human desire is the criterion of all truth and all good. Truth does not lie beyond humanity, but is one of the products of the human mind and feeling. There is really nothing to fear. The motive of fear in religion is base... - D.H. Lawrence
So, after three days of incessant brandy-drinking, he had burned out the youth from his blood, he had achieved this kindled state of oneness with all the world, which is the end of youth's most passionate desire. - D.H. Lawrence
The profoundest of all sensualitiesis the sense of truthand the next deepest sensual experienceis the sense of justice. - D.H. Lawrence
One's action ought to come out of an achieved stillness: not to be a mere rushing on. - D.H. Lawrence
Life is ours to be spent, not tobe saved. - D.H. Lawrence
The mighty question arises upon us, what is one's own real self? It certainly is not what we think we are and ought to be. - D.H. Lawrence
The days go by, through the brief silence of winter, when the sunshine is so still and pure, like iced wine, and the dead leaves gleam brown, and water sounds hoarse in the ravines. - D.H. Lawrence
He felt if he could not be alone, and if he could not be left alone, he would die. - D.H. Lawrence
Sometimes life takes hold of one, carries the body along, accomplishes one's history, and yet is not real, but leaves oneself as it were slurred over. - D.H. Lawrence
I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself - D.H. Lawrence
When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language. - D.H. Lawrence
To be alive, to be man alive, to be whole man alive: that is the point. And at its best, the novel, and the novel supremely, can help you. It can help you not to be dead man in life. - D.H. Lawrence
In every living thing there is the desire for love. - D.H. Lawrence
And they fear nothing, and they respect nothing, the young don't. - D.H. Lawrence
Oh build your ship of death, oh build it in time and build it lovingly, and put it between the hands of your soul. - D.H. Lawrence
The days passed, the weeks. But everything seemed to have fused, gone into a conglomerated mass. He could not tell one day from another, hardly one place from another. Nothing was distinct or distinguishable. Often he lost himself for an hour at a time, could not remember what he had done. - D.H. Lawrence
One sheds ones sickness in books- repeats and presents again ones emotions, to be master of them. - D.H. Lawrence
The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it. - D.H. Lawrence
There is nothing to save, now all is lost,but a tiny core of stillness in the heartlike the eye of a violet. - D.H. Lawrence
And her soul died in her for fear: she knew she had never seen him, he had never seen her, they had met in the dark and had fought in the dark, not knowing whom they met nor whom they fought. - D.H. Lawrence
My God, these folks don't know how to love -- that's why they love so easily. - D.H. Lawrence
When along the pavement,Palpitating flames of life,People flicker around me,I forget my bereavement,The gap in the great constellation,The place where a star used to be - D.H. Lawrence
It was like something lurking in the darkness within him...There is remained in the darkness, the great pain, tearing him at times, and then being silent. - D.H. Lawrence
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