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Quotation by D.H. Lawrence
God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Letter, May 30, 1922, written from Australia. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 4, eds. James T. Boulton, E. Mansfield, and W. Roberts (1987).
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