” 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. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


” Arab civilizations had been of an abstract nature, moral and intellectual rather than applied, and their lack of public spirit made their excellent private qualities futile. They were fortunate in their epoch: Europe had fallen barbarous, and the memory of Greek and Latin learning was fading from men’s minds. “


” We lived many lives in those whirling campaigns, never sparing ourselves, yet when we achieved, and the new world dawned, the old men came out again and took our victory to re-make in the likeness of the former world they knew. “



All 5 T. E. Lawrence Quotes about Men in picture


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.
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.


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.
Arab civilizations had been of an abstract nature, moral and intellectual rather than applied, and their lack of public spirit made their excellent private qualities futile. They were fortunate in their epoch: Europe had fallen barbarous, and the memory of Greek and Latin learning was fading from men
We lived many lives in those whirling campaigns, never sparing ourselves, yet when we achieved, and the new world dawned, the old men came out again and took our victory to re-make in the likeness of the former world they knew.
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