Popular Lawrence of Arabia Quotes
Jackson Bentley: Never saw a man killed with a sword before. T.E. Lawrence: [contemptuously] Why don't you take a picture? Jackson Bentley: Wish I had.
Colonel Brighton: Are you badly hurt? T.E. Lawrence: I'm not hurt at all. Didn't you know? They can only kill me with a golden bullet.
T.E. Lawrence: It's my manner, sir. General Murray: Your manner? T.E. Lawrence: Yes. It looks insubordinate, but it isn't really.
Prince Feisal: Gasim's time has come, Lawrence. It is written. T.E. Lawrence: Nothing is written. Sherif Ali: You will not be at Aqaba, English! Go back, blasphemer... but you will not be at Aqaba! T.E. Lawrence: I shall be at Aqaba. That, IS written. T.E. Lawrence: In here.
Truly, for some men nothing is written unless THEY write it.Sherif Ali
No Arab loves the desert. We love water and green trees. There is nothing in the desert and no man needs nothing.Prince Feisal
Which is why my father made this war upon the Turks. My father, Mr Lawrence, not the English. But my father is old and I... I long for the vanished gardens of Cordoba. However, before the gardens must come the fighting.Prince Feisal
My lord, I think... I think your book is right. 'The desert is an ocean in which no oar is dipped' and on this ocean the Bedu go where they please and strike where they please. This is the way the Bedu have always fought. You're famed throughout the world for fighting in this way and this is the way you should fight now!T.E. Lawrence
Does it surprise you, Mr Bentley? Surely, you know the Arabs are a barbarous people. Barbarous and cruel. Who but they! Who but they!Sherif Ali
Mr. Dryden: Lawrence, only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert T.E. Lawrence: No, Dryden, it's going to be fun. Mr. Dryden: It is recognized that you have a funny sense of fun.
General Allenby: I've got orders to obey, thank God. Not like that poor devil. He's riding the whirlwind. Mr. Dryden: Let's hope we're not.
There may be honor among thieves, but there's none in politicians.T.E. Lawrence