10 Classic Quotes From Lawrence of Arabia

  1. T.E. Lawrence: Nothing is written.
  2. Jackson Bentley: What attracts you personally to the desert?
  3. T.E. Lawrence: It's clean.
  4. Auda abu Tayi: You will cross Sinai?
  5. T.E. Lawrence: Moses did!
  6. Auda abu Tayi: And you will take the children?
  7. T.E. Lawrence: Moses did!
  8. T.E. Lawrence: No prisoners! No prisoners!
  9. T.E. Lawrence: I killed two people. One was... yesterday? He was just a boy and I led him into quicksand. The other was... well, before Aqaba. I had to execute him with my pistol, and there was something about it that I didn't like.
  10. General Allenby: That's to be expected.
  11. T.E. Lawrence: No, something else.
  12. General Allenby: Well, then let it be a lesson.
  13. T.E. Lawrence: No... something else.
  14. General Allenby: What then?
  15. T.E. Lawrence: I enjoyed it.
  16. Jackson Bentley: Yes, it was my privilege to know him and to make him known to the world. He was a poet, a scholar and a mighty warrior....He was also the most shameless exhibitionist since Barnum & Bailey.
  17. Prince Feisal: To be great again, it seems that we need the English... or...
  18. T.E. Lawrence: Or?
  19. Prince Feisal: What no man can provide, Mr. Lawrence. We need a miracle.
  20. Mr. Dryden: Lawrence, only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert: Bedouins and gods, and you're neither. Take it from me, for ordinary men, it's a burning, fiery furnace.
  21. T.E. Lawrence: No, Dryden, it's going to be fun.
  22. Mr. Dryden: It is recognized that you have a funny sense of fun.
  23. Mr. Dryden: Big things have small beginnings, sir.
  24. T.E. Lawrence: So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people - greedy, barbarous, and cruel, as you are.
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