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T. E. Lawrence
(1888-1935) born on
Aug 15
English soldier, author. Lawrence of Arabia spied against Turks in Arabia during WW I; wrote "The Seven Pillars of Wisdom," 1926.
         
   
F
The literature of disease is more interesting to me than all the healthy books.

R
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 their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.
A
To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail.
N
There could be no honor is sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
K
I'm re-reading it with a slow deliberate carelessness.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Doctor's Quotation Book," by Robert Wilkins, 1991.
R: Seven Pillars of Wisdom," Ch. 1.
A: Letter, 1 April 1935; published in "The Letters of T. E. Lawrence," ed. Malcolm Brown, 1988.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: Letter to Edward Marsh, 18 Apr 1929.
   


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