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D.H. Lawrence
D.H. Lawrence

British novelist, poet and playwright, David Herbert (D.H.) Lawrence's books were often controversial, notably "œSons and Lovers", "œWomen In Love" and, of course, "œLady Chatterley's Lover", all taking place in the 1910s and 1920s, long before the sexual revolution. Born to a coal miner and former schoolteacher, Lawrence was sickly as a child, but he found writing therapeutic. Lawrence …

Date of Birth: September 11, 1885
Date of Death: March 02, 1930


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"Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar." D.H. Lawrence
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Calendar    Change    Ethics   

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"How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression." D.H. Lawrence
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Men   

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"If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she's a dry stick as a rule" D.H. Lawrence
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"In every living thing there is the desire for love." D.H. Lawrence
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Cute   

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"I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams." D.H. Lawrence
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Dreams   

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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." D.H. Lawrence
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"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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"We only seem to learn from Life that Life doesn't matter so much as it seemed to do--it's not so burningly important, after all, what happens. We crawl, like blinking sea-creatures, out of the Ocean onto a spur of rock, we creep over the promontory b" D.H. Lawrence
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"We have lost the art of living, and in the most important science of all, the science of daily life, the science of behavior, we are complete ignoramuses. We have psychology instead." D.H. Lawrence
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Art   

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"An artist is only an ordinary man with a greater potentiality--same stuff, same make up, only more force. And the strong driving force usually finds his weak spot, and he goes cranked, or goes under." D.H. Lawrence
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"We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with." D.H. Lawrence
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Astrology    Flirting   

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"When I wish I was rich, then I know I am ill" D.H. Lawrence
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"We know that we are living in a state of falsity, that all our social and religious form is dead, a crystallized lie." D.H. Lawrence
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"But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions." D.H. Lawrence
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English Writer   

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"If I take my whole, passionate, spiritual and physical love to the woman who in return loves me, that is how I serve God. And my hymn and my game of joy is my work." D.H. Lawrence
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"What is pornography to one man is the laughter of genius to another." D.H. Lawrence
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Enthusiasm    Genius   

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"Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts." D.H. Lawrence
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Animals    Love   

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"We and the cosmos are one. The cosmos is a vast body, of which we are still parts. The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins. The moon is a great gleaming nerve-centre from which we quiver forever. Who knows the power that" D.H. Lawrence
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Body   

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"Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes." D.H. Lawrence
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Art    Design    Sorrow    Triumph   

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"Tragedy is like strong acid -- it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth." D.H. Lawrence
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English Writer    Gold    Tragedies    Triumph   

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"Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description." D.H. Lawrence
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Experience    Falling In Love    Learning    Myth    Pain   





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