D. H. Lawrence Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old d. h. lawrence quotes, d. h. lawrence sayings, and d. h. lawrence proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Sleep is a hint of lovely oblivion.     

D. H. Lawrence

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.      

D. H. Lawrence

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.     

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You've got to know yourself so you can at last be yourself.     

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But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.     

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I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.     

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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.     

D. H. Lawrence

Try to find your deepest issue in every confusion, and abide by that.     

D. H. Lawrence

Those that go searching for love, only manifest their own loveless ness. And the loveless never find love, only the loving find love. And they never have to seek for it.     

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In every living thing there is the desire for love.     

D. H. Lawrence

I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams.     

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Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.     

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Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.     

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Life and love are life and love, a bunch of violets is a bunch of violets, and to drag in the idea of a point is to ruin everything. Live and let live, love and let love, flower and fade, and follow the natural curve, which flows on, pointless.     

D. H. Lawrence

I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.     

D. H. Lawrence

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

D. H. Lawrence

Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.     

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Tragedy is like strong acid it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.     

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The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death.     

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Conscience was chiefly fear of society, or fear of oneself.     

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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.     

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The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens.     

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Sanity means the wholeness of the consciousness. And our society is only part conscious, like an idiot.     

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Sing then the core of dark and absolute oblivion where the soul at last is lost in utter peace.     

D. H. Lawrence

The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens.     

D. H. Lawrence

Tragedy is like strong acid - it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.     

D. H. Lawrence

The flood subsides, and the body, like a worn sea-shell emerges strange and lovely.     

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Myth is a powerful medium because it talks to the emotions and not the head. It moves us into an area of mystery.     

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I prefer unlucky things. Luck is vulgar. Who wants what luck would bring? I don't.     

D. H. Lawrence

Life and love are life and love, a bunch of violets is a bunch of violets, and to drag in the idea of a point is to ruin everything. Live and let live, love and let love, flower and fade, and follow the natural curve, which flows on, pointless.      

D. H. Lawrence