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D. H. Lawrence

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David Herbert Lawrence (11 September 1885 – 2 March 1930) was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter who published as D. H. Lawrence. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanising effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, and instinct.

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Quote Left The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else. Quote Right
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Quote Left I shall be glad when you have strangled the invincible respectability that dogs your steps. Quote Right
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Quote Left I can never decide whether my dreams are the result of my thoughts, or my thoughts the result of my dreams. Quote Right
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Quote Left One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul. Quote Right
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Quote Left I believe that a man is converted when first he hears the low, vast murmur of life, of human life, troubling his hitherto unconscious self. Quote Right
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Book: Reflection on the Important Things