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D H Lawrence Quotes

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'All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true.'

'But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.'

'Death is the only pure, beautiful conclusion of a great passion.'

'Consciousness is an end in itself. We torture ourselves getting somewhere, and when we get there it is nowhere, for there is nowhere to get to.'

'Do not allow to slip away from you freedoms the people who came before you won with such hard knocks.'

'Europe's the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster.'

'I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.'

'I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.'

'It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral.'

'Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.'

'Men! The only animal in the world to fear.'

'Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little.'

'People always make war when they say they love peace.'

'There is no such thing as liberty. You only change one sort of domination for another. All we can do is to choose our master.'

'Catholics are just protestants protesting against protestantism'

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Eastwood, Nottinghamshire
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Canterbury Monks Observe Massive Meteor Event - 1178, Battle of Sevenoaks - 1450, 1st British Life Insurance Policy - 1583, Battle of Chalgrove Field - 1643, Johnson Contracts to Produce His Dictionary - 1746, Battle of Waterloo - 1815, Redcoats Drop Breeches - 1823, Staines Air Disaster - 1972, Battle of Orgreave - 1984
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