"Men are freest when they are most unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always was."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."David Herbert Lawrence on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."David Herbert Lawrence on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."David Herbert Lawrence on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"David Herbert Lawrence on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."David Herbert Lawrence on Mahatma Gandhi
"Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically."
"Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little."
"The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just."
"The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment."
"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."
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