D. H. Lawrence Quotes

Who the Heck is D. H. Lawrence?

David Herbert Lawrence was an English poet and author of Lady Chatterly's Lover.

Born September 11, 1885
Died March 02, 1930

Books by D. H. Lawrence


Best 16 Quotes by D. H. Lawrence

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

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

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“I love trying things and discovering how I hate them.”

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

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

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“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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“Money poisons you when you've got it, and starves you when you haven't.”

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“Nobody knows you.
You don't know yourself.
And I, who am half in love with you,
What am I in love with?
My own imaginings?”

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“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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"Lady Chatterley's Lover" Quotes

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

D. H. Lawrence
Lady Chatterley's Lover

“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.”

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

“We've got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen.”

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

"Women in Love" Quotes

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

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Women in Love

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

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Women in Love