50 Top D.H. Lawrence Quotes About Sons and Lovers

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Read these beautiful motivational D.H. Lawrence Quotes About sons, life, nature, soul and lovers.

1. A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.

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2. We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.

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3. For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.

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4. I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself

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5. I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.

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6. 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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7. One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it, and the journey is always towards the other soul.

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8. A woman unsatisfied must have luxuries. But a woman who loves a man would sleep on a board

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9. She was always waiting, it seemed to be her forte.

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

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11. Love is never a fulfillment. Life is never a thing of continuous bliss. There is no paradise. Fight and laugh and feel bitter and feel bliss: and fight again. Fight, fight. That is life.

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

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13. We fucked a flame into being.

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14. I like to write when I feel spiteful. It is like having a good sneeze.

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15. I love trying things and discovering how I hate them.

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16. Instead of chopping yourself down to fit the world, chop the world down to fit yourself.

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

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18. Money poisons you when you’ve got it, and starves you when you haven’t.

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19. A little morphine in all the air. It would be wonderfully refreshing for everyone.

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20. It’s not art for art’s sake, it’s art for my sake.

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21. The human soul needs beauty more than bread.

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22. Obscenity only comes in when the mind despises and fears the body, and the body hates and resists the mind.

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23. Be a good animal,true to your instincts.

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24. Every true artist is the salvation of every other. Only artists produce for each other a world that is fit to live in.

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25. There is nothing to save, now all is lost, but a tiny core of stillness in the heart like the eye of a violet.

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26. The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted.

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27. Never was an age more sentimental, more devoid of real feeling, more exaggerated in false feeling, than our own.

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28. 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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29. 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.

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30. This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us.

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31. 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.

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32. If a woman hasn’t got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she’s a dry stick as a rule.

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33. What the eye doesn’t see and the mind doesn’t know, doesn’t exist.

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34. If I were the moon, I know where I would fall down.

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35. Never trust the teller, trust the tale. The proper function of a critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.

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36. When I hear modern people complain of being lonely then I know what has happened. They have lost the cosmos.

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37. That’s the place to get to—nowhere. One wants to wander away from the world’s somewheres, into our own nowhere.

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38. Don’t you find it a beautiful clean thought, a world empty of people, just uninterrupted grass, and a hare sitting up?

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39. 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.

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40. Sleep seems to hammer out for me the logical conclusions of my vague days, and offer them to me as dreams.

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41. Sex and a cocktail: they both lasted about as long, had the same effect, and amounted to the same thing.

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42. When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language.

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43. You live by what you thrill to, and there’s the end of it.

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44. She herself had never been able to be altogether herself: it had been denied her.

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45. My God, these folks don’t know how to love — that’s why they love so easily.

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46. It’s terrible, once you’ve got a man into your blood!” she said.

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47. 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.

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48. She had borne so long this cruelty of belonging to him and not being claimed by him.

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49. If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night

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50. How ravished one could be without ever being touched. Ravished by dead words become obscene and dead ideas become obsessions.

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