"The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."David Herbert Lawrence on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."David Herbert Lawrence on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."David Herbert Lawrence on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."David Herbert Lawrence on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."David Herbert Lawrence on Mark Twain
"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."