65 D H Lawrence Quotes On Success In Life

David Herbert Lawrence was an English writer and poet. His collected works represent, among other things, an extended reflection upon the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialization. Lawrence’s writing explores issues such as sexuality, emotional health, vitality, spontaneity, and instinct. His works include Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love, and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. These D H Lawrence quotes will motivate you.

Best D H Lawrence Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “What the eye doesn’t see and the mind doesn’t know, doesn’t exist.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  3. “I never knew how soothing trees are-many trees and patches of open sunlight, and tree presences; it is almost like having another being.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  4. “The world is wonderful and beautiful and good beyond one’s wildest imagination.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  5. “Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  6. “Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.” ~ D. H. Lawrence , D H Lawrence quotes on life
  7. “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
  8. “We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  9. “We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  10. “I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  11. “Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  12. “Beauty is an experience, nothing else. It is not a fixed pattern or an arrangement of features. It is something felt, a glow or a communicated sense of fineness.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  13. “A woman unsatisfied must have luxuries. But a woman who loves a man would sleep on a board” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  14. “The living moment is everything.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  15. “Perhaps only people who are capable of real togetherness have that look of being alone in the universe. The others have a certain stickiness, they stick to the mass.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  16. “Now go away then, and leave me alone. I don’t want any more of your meretricious persiflage.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  17. “Money poisons you when you’ve got it, and starves you when you haven’t.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  18. “Life is a traveling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  19. “Freedom is a very great reality, but it means above all things, freedom from lies.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  20. “Human love, human trust, are always perilous because they break down. The greater the love, the greater the trust, and the greater the peril, the greater the disaster. Because to place absolute trust on another human being is in itself a disaster, both ways, since each human being is a ship that must sail its own course, even if it go in company with another ship…. And yet, love is the greatest thing between human beings.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  21. “Never was an age more sentimental, more devoid of real feeling, more exaggerated in false feeling, than our own.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  22. “How to begin to educate a child. First rule: leave him alone. Second rule: leave him alone. Third rule: leave him alone. That is the whole beginning.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  23. “We don’t exist unless we are deeply and sensually in touch with that which can be touched but not known.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  24. “Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically. The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins, we start to build up new little habitats, to have new little hopes. It is rather hard work: there is now no smooth road into the future: but we go round, or scramble over the obstacles. We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  25. “Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  26. “The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  27. “The human soul needs actual beauty even more than bread.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  28. “I am not a mechanism, an assembly of various sections. and it is not because the mechanism is working wrongly, that I am ill. I am ill because of wounds to the soul, to the deep emotional self, and the wounds to the soul take a long, long time, only time can help and patience, and a certain difficult repentance long difficult repentance, realization of life’s mistake, and the freeing oneself from the endless repetition of the mistake which mankind at large has chosen to sanctify.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  29. “I am part of the sun as my eye is part of me. That I am part of the earth my feet know perfectly, and my blood is part of the sea. There is not any part of me that is alone and absolute except my mind, and we shall find that the mind has no existence by itself, it is only the glitter of the sun on the surfaces of the water.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  30. “In every living thing there is the desire for love.” ~ D. H. Lawrence , D H Lawrence quotes on love
  31. “For God’s sake, let us be men not monkeys minding machines or sitting with our tails curled while the machine amuses us, the radio or film or gramophone. Monkeys with a bland grin on our faces.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  32. “What you intuitively desire, that is possible to you.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  33. “There is no such thing as liberty. You only change one sort of domination for another. All we can do is to choose our master.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  34. “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
  35. “No form of love is wrong, so long as it is love, and you yourself honor what you are doing. Love has an extraordinary variety of forms! And that is all there is in life, it seems to me. But I grant you if you deny the variety of love you deny love altogether. If you try to specialize love into one set of accepted feelings, you wound the very soul of love. Love must be multi-form, else it is just tyranny, just death” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  36. “When I hear modern people complain of being lonely then I know what has happened. They have lost the cosmos.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  37. “Sex is just another form of talk, where you act the words instead of saying them.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  38. “There is an eternal vital correspondence between our blood and the sun: there is an eternal vital correspondence between our nerves and the moon. If we get out of contact and harmony with the sun and moon, then both turn into great dragons of destruction against us.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  39. “There are three cures for ennui: sleep, drink, and travel.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  40. “Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes it water and nobody knows what that is.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  41. “I would rather sit still in a state of peace on a stone than ride in the motor-car of a multi-millionaire and feel the peacelessness of the multi-millionaire poisoning me.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  42. “Now the only decent way to get something done is to get it done by somebody who quite likes doing it.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  43. “My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  44. “Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  45. “The East is marvelously interesting for tracing our steps back. But for going forward, it is nothing. All it can hope for is to be fertilized by Europe so that it can start on a new phase.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  46. “I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.” ~ D. H. Lawrence , D H Lawrence quotes on regrets
  47. “What we want is to destroy our false, inorganic connections, especially those related to money, and re-establish the living organic connections, with the cosmos, the sun, and earth, with mankind and nation and family. Start with the sun, and the rest will slowly, slowly happen.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  48. “For my part, I prefer my heart to be broken. It is so lovely, dawn-kaleidoscopic within the crack.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  49. “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
  50. “Man has little needs and deeper needs. We have fallen into the mistake of living from our little needs till we have almost lost our deeper needs in a sort of madness.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  51. “We ought to dance with rapture that we should be alive and in the flesh, and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  52. “America is neither free nor brave, but a land of tight, iron-clanking little wills, everybody trying to put it over everybody else, and a land of men absolutely devoid of the real courage of trust, trust in life’s sacred spontaneity. They can’t trust life until they can control it.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  53. “Pornography is the attempt to insult sex, to do dirt on it.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  54. “Oh, what a catastrophe, what a maiming of love when it was made personal, merely personal feeling. This is what is the matter with us: we are bleeding at the roots because we are cut off from the earth and sun and stars. Love has become a grinning mockery because, poor blossom, we plucked it from its stem on the Tree of Life and expected it to keep on blooming in our civilized vase on the table.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  55. “In masturbation, there is nothing but loss. There is no reciprocity. There is merely the spending away of a certain force and no return. The body remains, in a sense, a corpse, after the act of self-abuse. There is no change, only deadening. There is what we call dead loss. And this is not the case in any act of sexual intercourse between two people. Two people may destroy one another in sex. But they cannot just produce the null effect of masturbation.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  56. “What sex is, we don’t know, but it must be some sort of fire. For it always communicates a sense of warmth, of glow. And when this glow becomes a pure shine, then we feel the sense of beauty. We all have the fire of sex slumbering or burning inside us. If we live to be ninety, it is still there. Or, if it dies, we become one of those ghastly living corpses which are unfortunately becoming more numerous in the world.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  57. “I love trying things and discovering how I hate them.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  58. I am in love – and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  59. “We are so overwhelmed with quantities of books, that we hardly realize anymore that a book can be valuable, valuable like a jewel, or a lovely picture, into which you can look deeper and deeper and get a more profound experience every time.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  60. “No form of love is wrong, so long as it is love, and you yourself honor what you are doing. Love has an extraordinary variety of forms! And that is all that there is in life, it seems to me.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  61. “It’s no good trying to get rid of your own aloneness. You’ve got to stick to it all your life. Only at times, at times, the gap will be filled in. At times! But you have to wait for the times. Accept your own aloneness and stick to it, all your life. And then accept the times when the gap is filled in when they come. But they’ve got to come. You can’t force them.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  62. “Love is the hastening gravitation of spirit towards spirit, and body towards body, in the joy of creation.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  63. “When I went to the scientific doctor
    I realised what a lust there was in him to wreak his so-called science on me
    and reduce me to the level of a thing.
    So I said: Good-morning! and left him.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  64. “When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego … things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  65. “One’s action ought to come out of an achieved stillness: not to be a mere rushing on.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

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