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    Sleep seems to hammer out for me the logical conclusions of my vague days, and offer them to me as dreams.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: sleep  dreams  vague 
     
    Don't you find it a beautiful clean thought, a world empty of people, just uninterrupted grass, and a hare sitting up?
    — D. H. Lawrence
    And all the time she felt the reflection of his hopelessness in her. She couldn't quite, quite love in hoplessness. And he, being hopeless, couldn't ever love at all.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: time  reflection 
     
    When I hear modern people complain of being lonely then I know what has happened. They have lost the cosmos.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: people  lost 
     
    If I were the moon, I know where I would fall down.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: moon 
     
    What the eye doesn't see and the mind doesn't know, doesn't exist.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: eyes  mind 
     
    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
    tags: live  flowers  ideas 
     
    If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she's a dry stick as a rule.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: women  rules 
     
    Recklessness is almost a man's revenge on his woman. He feels he is not valued so he will risk destroying himself to deprive her altogether.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: women  revenge  risk 
     
    I am part of the sun as my eye is of me. That I am part of the earth my feet know perfectly, and my blood is part of the sea.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: earth  eyes  blood 
     
    I want us to be together without bothering about ourselves- to be really together because we ARE together, as if it were a phenomenon, not a thing we have to maintain by our own effort.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    Never was an age more sentimental, more devoid of real feeling, more exaggerated in false feeling, than our own.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: age  real 
     
    There is nothing to save, now all is lost, but a tiny core of stillness in the heart like the eye of a violet.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: heart  lost  eyes 
     
    Every true artist is the salvation of every other. Only artists produce for each other a world that is fit to live in.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: live  world  true  salvation  artist 
     
    All hopes of eternity and all gain from the past he would have given to have her there, to be wrapped warm with him in one blanket, and sleep, only sleep. It seemed the sleep with the woman in his arms was the only necessity.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: women  past  sleep  eternity  hope 
     
    Obscenity only comes in when the mind despises and fears the body, and the body hates and resists the mind.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: fear  hate  body  mind 
     
    Those that go searching for love only make manifest their own lovelessness, and the loveless never find love, only the loving find love, and they never have to seek for it.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: searching  loving 
     
    Be a good animal,true to your instincts.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: instinct 
     
    The human soul needs beauty more than bread.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: beauty  human  soul 
     
    It's not art for art's sake, it's art for my sake.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    A little morphine in all the air. It would be wonderfully refreshing for everyone.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    As we all know, too much of any divine thing is destruction
    — D. H. Lawrence
    Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grandchildren are once more slaves.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: children  men  fight  child  poor  liberty  fools 
     
    How ravished one could be without ever being touched. Ravished by dead words become obscene and dead ideas become obsessions.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: ideas 
     
    They wanted genuine intimacy, but they could not get even normally near to anyone, because they scorned to take the first steps, they scorned the triviality which forms common human intercourse.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: human  intimacy 
     
    That's the place to get to- nowhere. One wants to wander away from the world's somewheres, into our own nowhere.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: world 
     
    When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: people  language  wonder  read 
     
    And woman is the same as horses: two wills act in opposition inside her. With one will she wants to subject herself utterly. With the other she wants to bolt, and pitch her rider to perdition.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: women 
     
    If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: night  dreams 
     
    And in this passion for understanding her soul lay close to his; she had him all to herself. But he must be made abstract first.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    You live by what you thrill to, and there's the end of it.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: live 
     
    Vitally, the human race is dying. It is like a great uprooted tree, with its roots in the air. We must plant ourselves again in the universe.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: human  dying  universe  race 
     
    The world is supposed to be full of possibilities, but they narrow down to pretty few in most personal experience. There's lots of good fish in the sea... maybe... but the vast masses seem to be mackerel or herring, and if you're not mackerel or herring yourself, you are likely to find very few good fish in the sea.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    Nothing but love has made the dog lose his wild freedom, to become the servant of man.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: men  freedom  wild  dog 
     
    That which one cannot experience in daily life is not true for oneself.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: experience  oneself  true 
     
    When all comes to all, the most precious element in life is wonder. Love is a great emotion, and power is power. But both love and power are based on wonder.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: power  emotion  wonder 
     
    I love trying things and discovering how I hate them.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: hate 
     
    In every living thing there is the desire for love.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: desires  living 
     
    We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive... and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
    — D. H. Lawrence
    tags: living  dance 
     
    We don't exist unless we are deeply and sensually in touch with that which can be touched but not known.
    — D. H. Lawrence
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