"My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."David Herbert Lawrence on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."David Herbert Lawrence on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."David Herbert Lawrence on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."David Herbert Lawrence on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."David Herbert Lawrence on Albert Camus
"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."