"It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance."
"A joke is a very serious thing."David Herbert Lawrence on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."David Herbert Lawrence on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."David Herbert Lawrence on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."David Herbert Lawrence on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."David Herbert Lawrence on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."