45 Motivational T E Lawrence Quotes For Success In Life

Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO was a British archaeologist, army officer, diplomat, and writer. He was renowned for his role in the Arab Revolt. These inspirational T E Lawrence Quotes will change your life.

Best T E Lawrence Quotes

  1. “Cling tight to your sense of humor. You will need it every day.” – T E Lawrence
  2. “Your success will be proportioned to the amount of mental effort you devote to it.” – T E Lawrence
  3. “The desert is an ocean in which no oar is dipped.” – T E Lawrence
  4. Dream your dreams with open eyes and make them come true.” – T E Lawrence
  5. “Misery, anger, indignation, discomfort-those conditions produce literature. Contentment-never. So there you are.” – T E Lawrence
  6. “Do not try and do too much with your own hands. Better the Arabs do it tolerably than you do it perfectly. It is their war, and you are to help them, not win it for them.” – T E Lawrence
  7. “He was old and wise, which meant tired and disappointed.” – T E Lawrence
  8. “The dreamers of the day are dangerous… for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.” – T E Lawrence
  9. “This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words, and indeed in thought.” – T E Lawrence

  10. “The printing press is the greatest weapon in the armoury of the modern commander.” – T E Lawrence
  11. “Half a calamity is better than a whole one.” – T E Lawrence
  12. “To make war upon rebellion is messy and slow, like eating soup with a knife.” – T E Lawrence
  13. “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
  14. “Immorality, I know. Immortality, I cannot judge.” – T E Lawrence
  15. “I loved you, so I drew these tides of men into my hands/and wrote my will across the sky in stars” – T E Lawrence
  16. “The greatest commander is he whose intuitions most nearly happen.” – T E Lawrence
  17. “To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one’s tail.” – T E Lawrence
  18. “There is an ideal standard somewhere and only that matters and I cannot find it. Hence the aimlessness.” – T E Lawrence
  19. “I prefer lies to truth, especially when the lies are about me.” – T E Lawrence

  20. “The Beduin could not look for God within him: he was too sure that he was within God.” – T E Lawrence
  21. “Many men would take the death-sentence without a whimper, to escape the life-sentence which fate carries in her other hand.” – T E Lawrence
  22. “To me, an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.” – T E Lawrence
  23. “The literature of disease is more interesting to me than all the healthy books.” – T E Lawrence
  24. “I wrote my will across the sky, in stars” – T E Lawrence
  25. “Club Secretary: I say, Lawrence. You are a clown! Lawrence: We can’t all be lion tamers.” – T E Lawrence
  26. “It seems to me that the conquest of the air is the only major task for our generation.” – T E Lawrence
  27. “The beginning and ending of the secret of handling Arabs is unremitting study of them.” – T E Lawrence
  28. “We lived always in the stretch or sag of nerves, either on the crest or in the trough of waves of feeling.” – T E Lawrence
  29. “I could write for hours on the lustfulness of moving Swiftly.” – T E Lawrence
  30. “If I could talk it like Dahoum, you would never be tired of listening to me.” – T E Lawrence

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