"Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."David Herbert Lawrence on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."David Herbert Lawrence on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."David Herbert Lawrence on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."David Herbert Lawrence on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."David Herbert Lawrence on Golda Meir
"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."