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The printing press is the greatest weapon in the armoury of the modern commander. T. E. Lawrence#Commander 70
T. E. Lawrence#Commander 70
The Beduin could not look for God within him: he was too sure that he was within God. T. E. Lawrence#God 56
T. E. Lawrence#God 56
All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas! T. E. Lawrence#Architecture 53
T. E. Lawrence#Architecture 53
This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought. T. E. Lawrence#Creed 53
T. E. Lawrence#Creed 53
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#Books 44
T. E. Lawrence#Books 44
Men have looked upon the desert as barren land, the free holding of whoever chose; but in fact each hill and valley in it had a man who was its acknowledged owner and would quickly assert the right of his family or clan to it, against aggression. T. E. Lawrence#Acknowledged 35
T. E. Lawrence#Acknowledged 35
It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed. T. E. Lawrence#Attack 34
T. E. Lawrence#Attack 34
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#Another 22
T. E. Lawrence#Another 22
To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail. T. E. Lawrence#Uncategorized 19
T. E. Lawrence#Uncategorized 19
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#Dignity 18
T. E. Lawrence#Dignity 18
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