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D. H. Lawrence

David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. His collected works represent, among other things, an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialisation. Some of the issues Lawrence explores are sexuality, emotional health, vitality, spontaneity, and instinct.

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Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it ...

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It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of ...

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Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life.

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The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar ...

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California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void P ...

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The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individu ...

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I can't do with mountains at close quarters - they are always in the way, and they are so stupid, ne ...

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Men are freest when they are most unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always ...

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And this is the final meaning of work: the extension of human consciousness. The lesser meaning of w ...

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Man is a thought-adventurer.

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Sex is the root of which intuition is the foliage and beauty is the flower.

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So long as you don't feel life's paltry and a miserable business, the rest doesn't matter, happiness ...

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She wished some help would come from outside. But in the whole world there was no help. Society was ...

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Tragedy ought really to be a great kick at misery.

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I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It's amazing how it c ...

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