Archive for the ‘D. H. Lawrence’ Category

God is only a great imaginative experience.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
yellow mum

And sometimes it seems as if the experience of the living heavens, with a living yet not human sun, and brilliant living stars in live space must have been the most magnificent of all experiences, greater than any Jehovah or Baal, Buddha or Jesus. It may seem an absurdity to talk of live space. But is it? While we are warm and well and…

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The supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009
flower with a bee

Whatever the unborn and the dead may know, they cannot know the beauty, the marvel of being alive in the flesh. The dead may look after the afterwards. But the magnificent here and now of life in the flesh is ours, and ours alone, and ours only for a time. We ought to dance with rapture that we should be alive and…

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My individualism is really an illusion. I am a part of the great whole.

Monday, April 27th, 2009
field of sunny flowers

In my own self, I am part of my family. There is nothing of me that is alone and absolute except my mind, and we shall find that the mind has no existence by itself, it is only the glitter of the sun on the surface of the waters…

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I am in love – and, my God, it’s the greatest thing that can happen to a man.

Sunday, April 19th, 2009
rose stamens

I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love, if you haven’t done so already. You are wasting your life. How miserable your last letter! Nowadays, men haven’t the courage and the strength to love. You must know that you’re committing slow suicide. Do for the lord’s sake find…

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