Thomas Edward Lawrence

Thomas Edward Lawrence

English scout
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.More Thomas Edward Lawrence quotes [07/30/2011 12:07:46]
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.More Thomas Edward Lawrence quotes [07/30/2011 12:07:39]
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.More Thomas Edward Lawrence quotes [07/30/2011 12:07:57]
To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.More Thomas Edward Lawrence quotes [07/30/2011 12:07:42]
Isn't it true that the fault of birth rests somewhat on the child? I believe it's we who led our parents on to bear us, and it's our unborn children who make our flesh itch.More Thomas Edward Lawrence quotes [07/30/2011 12:07:25]

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