Quotation by D.H. Lawrence

His education lay like a film of white oil on the black lake of his barbarian consciousness. For this reason, the things he said were hardly interesting at all. Only what he was.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Originally published by Knopf (1926). The Plumed Serpent, ch. 5, Vintage Books (1951).

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