Quotation by D.H. Lawrence

Most men have a deadness in them that frightens me so because of my own deadness. Why can't men get their life straight, like St. Mawr, and then think? Why can't they think quick, mother: quick as a woman: only farther than we do?
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Originally published by M. Secker (1925). St. Mawr, p. 49, Vintage Books (1959).
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