"Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."David Herbert Lawrence on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."David Herbert Lawrence on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."David Herbert Lawrence on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."David Herbert Lawrence on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."David Herbert Lawrence on Helen Keller
"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."