Thomas E. Lawrence

British archaeologist, military officer, diplomat, and writer

Lived from: 1888-1935

Category: Politics | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Thomas E. Lawrence

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    All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men; they act out their dreams to make them reality.
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    There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
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    This death's livery which walled its bearers from ordinary life was sign that they have sold their wills and bodies to the State: and contracted themselves into a service not the less abject for that its beginning was voluntary.
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    To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail.
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