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Quotation by D.H. Lawrence
The world is wonderful and beautiful and good beyond one's wildest imagination. Never, never, never could one conceive what love is, beforehand, never. Life can be great—quite god-like. It can be so. God be thanked I have proved it.
D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885–1930), British author. Letter, June 2, 1912. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 1, ed. James T. Boulton (1979).
Lawrence wrote the letter after eloping to Germany with Frieda von Richthofen, wife of his old university professor; he later married Frieda.
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