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T. E. Lawrence

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To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail.

— T. E. Lawrence

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To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.

— T. E. Lawrence

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Isn't it true that the fault of birth rests somewhat on the child? I believe it's we who led our parents on to bear us, and it's our unborn children who make our flesh itch.

— T. E. Lawrence

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Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals.

— T. E. Lawrence

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The printing press is the greatest weapon in the armoury of the modern commander.

— T. E. Lawrence

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Some of the evil of my tale may have been inherent in our circumstances. For years we lived anyhow with one another in the naked desert, under the indifferent heaven.

— T. E. Lawrence

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The Beduin could not look for God within him: he was too sure that he was within God.

— T. E. Lawrence

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The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.

— T. E. Lawrence

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This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.

— T. E. Lawrence

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Woolley and Lawrence subsequently publiT. E. Lawrenced a report of the expedition's archaeological findings but a more important result was an updated mapping of the area with special attention to features of military relevance such as water sources. At that time he was forced to return to Britain after rumours began to circulate that he was involved in espionage activities. The play had originally been written as a screenplay but the planned film was never made.

In January 1914 before the outbreak of World War I Lawrence was co-opted by the British Army to undertake a military survey of the Negev Desert while doing archaeological research. E. Lawrence's public image resulted in part from the sensationalised reportage of the revolt by an American journalist Lowell Thomas as well as from Lawrence's autobiographical account Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922).

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