Lawrence of Arabia quotes

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The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean
Writer: T.E. Lawrence, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson
Production: N/A
Year: 1962
MetaScore: 100/100
ImdbRating: 8.3
BoxOffice: $45,306,425
Released: 11 Dec 1962
Awards: Won 7 Oscars. 31 wins & 14 nominations total

103 Clips & Quotes

William Potter - Lawrence of Arabia 00:28 William Potter I killed two people - Lawrence of Arabia 01:01 I killed two people No Arab loves the desert - Lawrence of Arabia 00:32 No Arab loves the desert For some men nothing is written unless THEY write it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 For some men nothing is written unless THEY write it Gasim's time has come - Lawrence of Arabia 00:37 Gasim's time has come There may be honor among thieves - Lawrence of Arabia 00:20 There may be honor among thieves A man who tells lies - Lawrence of Arabia 00:39 A man who tells lies It is Auda of the Howitat who speaks - Lawrence of Arabia 01:04 It is Auda of the Howitat who speaks There's nothing further here for a warrior - Lawrence of Arabia 01:05 There's nothing further here for a warrior What is it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 What is it My friends - Lawrence of Arabia 00:42 My friends You are a clown - Lawrence of Arabia 00:20 You are a clown Have you no fear - Lawrence of Arabia 00:16 Have you no fear You answered without saying anything - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 You answered without saying anything I am Auda abu Tayi - Lawrence of Arabia 01:10 I am Auda abu Tayi So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe - Lawrence of Arabia 00:30 So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe He was a poet - Lawrence of Arabia 00:43 He was a poet With Major Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia 00:30 With Major Lawrence Are you badly hurt - Lawrence of Arabia 00:27 Are you badly hurt Only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert - Lawrence of Arabia 00:25 Only two kinds of creature get fun in the desert I can't make out whether you're bloody bad mannered or just half witted - Lawrence of Arabia 00:30 I can't make out whether you're bloody bad mannered or just... What is your name - Lawrence of Arabia 00:20 What is your name You will cross Sinai - Lawrence of Arabia 00:25 You will cross Sinai Is that a desert country - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 Is that a desert country We can't just do nothing - Lawrence of Arabia 00:16 We can't just do nothing I think your book is right - Lawrence of Arabia 01:08 I think your book is right I do not understand this - Lawrence of Arabia 00:35 I do not understand this What do you think - Lawrence of Arabia 00:28 What do you think Never saw a man killed with a sword before - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 Never saw a man killed with a sword before It's my manner - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 It's my manner Michael George Hartley - Lawrence of Arabia 00:42 Michael George Hartley I'll tell you - Lawrence of Arabia 00:36 I'll tell you For the English - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 For the English I thought I was a hard man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:21 I thought I was a hard man Sherif Ali - Lawrence of Arabia 00:52 Sherif Ali You acted without orders - Lawrence of Arabia 00:29 You acted without orders Undisciplined - Lawrence of Arabia 00:36 Undisciplined I'm looking for a hero - Lawrence of Arabia 01:30 I'm looking for a hero I've told you - Lawrence of Arabia 01:22 I've told you My friend Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia 01:20 My friend Lawrence You're the most extraordinary man I've ever met - Lawrence of Arabia 01:06 You're the most extraordinary man I've ever met He will go home - Lawrence of Arabia 00:50 He will go home What ails the Englishman - Lawrence of Arabia 00:33 What ails the Englishman Where are they now - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 Where are they now Here you may drink - Lawrence of Arabia 00:21 Here you may drink The English have a great hunger for desolate places - Lawrence of Arabia 01:09 The English have a great hunger for desolate places Lieutenant - Lawrence of Arabia 00:44 Lieutenant It's a storm in a tea cup - Lawrence of Arabia 02:10 It's a storm in a tea cup There is the railway - Lawrence of Arabia 00:35 There is the railway I pray that I may never see the desert again - Lawrence of Arabia 00:16 I pray that I may never see the desert again Which is why my father made this war upon the Turks - Lawrence of Arabia 00:45 Which is why my father made this war upon the Turks No prisoners - Lawrence of Arabia 00:12 No prisoners Do you think it was worth it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 Do you think it was worth it I've got orders to obey - Lawrence of Arabia 00:26 I've got orders to obey But I fear to do it - Lawrence of Arabia 00:42 But I fear to do it What are you looking for - Lawrence of Arabia 00:22 What are you looking for That's all right - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 That's all right Is he in trouble - Lawrence of Arabia 00:29 Is he in trouble To be great again - Lawrence of Arabia 00:29 To be great again You rotten man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 You rotten man Barbarous and cruel - Lawrence of Arabia 01:07 Barbarous and cruel I'm an ordinary man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 I'm an ordinary man The best of them won't come for money - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 The best of them won't come for money We can cross Arabia while Johnny Turk is still turning round - Lawrence of Arabia 01:20 We can cross Arabia while Johnny Turk is still turning round He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew I told you - Lawrence of Arabia 01:01 I told you God help the men that lie under that - Lawrence of Arabia 00:20 God help the men that lie under that The situation's bloody awful - Lawrence of Arabia 00:28 The situation's bloody awful If any of your Bedouin arrived in Cairo and said - Lawrence of Arabia 01:00 If any of your Bedouin arrived in Cairo and said A clever man - Lawrence of Arabia 00:43 A clever man What I owe you is beyond evaluation - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 What I owe you is beyond evaluation It is their payment - Lawrence of Arabia 00:30 It is their payment But they've no boots - Lawrence of Arabia 00:57 But they've no boots You don't have the slightest idea what I'm talking about - Lawrence of Arabia 00:48 You don't have the slightest idea what I'm talking about Being an Arab will be thornier than you suppose - Lawrence of Arabia 00:17 Being an Arab will be thornier than you suppose I fight like Clausewitz - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 I fight like Clausewitz You are an Englishman - Lawrence of Arabia 00:26 You are an Englishman Can you pass for an Arab in an Arab town - Lawrence of Arabia 00:24 Can you pass for an Arab in an Arab town Can we not rest - Lawrence of Arabia 00:47 Can we not rest He is dead - Lawrence of Arabia 02:04 He is dead I'm promoting you Major - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 I'm promoting you Major By the way - Lawrence of Arabia 02:18 By the way That is old - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 That is old Going home - Lawrence of Arabia 00:09 Going home Thine mother mated with a scorpion - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 Thine mother mated with a scorpion You love him - Lawrence of Arabia 00:31 You love him Do you think I'm just anybody - Lawrence of Arabia 00:13 Do you think I'm just anybody Who do you take your orders from - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 Who do you take your orders from They're a nation of sheep stealers - Lawrence of Arabia 02:53 They're a nation of sheep stealers I've been waiting for you - Lawrence of Arabia 01:00 I've been waiting for you Make God your agent - Lawrence of Arabia 00:11 Make God your agent Cross my heart and hope to die - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 Cross my heart and hope to die The desert has dried up more blood than you can think of - Lawrence of Arabia 00:18 The desert has dried up more blood than you can think of Then Lawrence is a sword with two edges - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 Then Lawrence is a sword with two edges Lawrence will campaign this winter - Lawrence of Arabia 01:34 Lawrence will campaign this winter Not many people have a destiny Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia 00:36 Not many people have a destiny Lawrence There is only the desert for you - Lawrence of Arabia 00:14 There is only the desert for you What about you - Lawrence of Arabia 00:31 What about you It damn well 'urts - Lawrence of Arabia 00:23 It damn well 'urts A scholar and a mighty warrior - Lawrence of Arabia 00:38 A scholar and a mighty warrior It looks insubordinate - Lawrence of Arabia 00:19 It looks insubordinate Nine centuries ago - Lawrence of Arabia 00:39 Nine centuries ago I have drunk from it - Lawrence of Arabia 01:53 I have drunk from it

Cast

T.E. Lawrence - Peter O'Toole
Prince Faisal - Alec Guinness
Auda Abu Tayi - Anthony Quinn
General Allenby - Jack Hawkins
Sherif Ali - Omar Sharif
Turkish Bey - José Ferrer
Colonel Brighton - Anthony Quayle
Mr. Dryden - Claude Rains
Jackson Bentley - Arthur Kennedy
General Murray - Donald Wolfit
Gasim - I.S. Johar
Majid - Gamil Ratib
Farraj - Michel Ray
Medical Officer (as Howard Marion Crawford) - Howard Marion-Crawford
Club Secretary - Jack Gwillim
R.A.M.C. Colonel - Hugh Miller
MP in Map Room - John Barry
Captain at Officer's Club - Bruce Beeby
Sergeant at Cairo Headquarters - Fred Bennett
Arab Sheik - John Bennett
Motor Bike Rider - Steve Birtles
Officer with Pipe Gazing at Lawrence - Robert Bolt
Sheik in Arab Council - Peter Burton
Turkish Pilot - Tim Clutterbuck
Nurse - Barbara Cole
Turkish Pilot - John Crewdson
Mourner - Victor Croxford
Cavalry General at Field Briefing - Basil Dignam
Driver in Cairo - Peter Dukelow
Allenby's Aide - Kenneth Fortescue
William Potter - Harry Fowler
General Allenby (voice) - Charles Gray
Arab Sheikh at Council - James Hayter
Reporter at Lawrence's Funeral - Jack Hedley
Turkish Soldier - Rafael Hernández
Driver - Bert Holliday
Vicar at St. Paul's - Noel Howlett
Khitan of Aleppo - Cher Kaoiu
Staff Major - Murray's Aide - Patrick Kavanagh
Motorcyclist by Suez Canal - David Lean
Mourner - Ned Lynch
Michael George Hartley - Ian MacNaughton
Artillery General at Field Briefing - Clive Morton
Officer in Officer's Club - Daniel Moynihan
Reciter - Henry Oscar
Bedouin - George Plimpton
Driver - Bryan Pringle
Auda's Son - Kamal Rashid
Mourner at St. Paul's - Ernie Rice
Majid (voice) - Robert Rietty
Infantry General at Field Briefing - John Robinson
Corporal Jenkins - Norman Rossington
Elder Harith - John Ruddock
Turkish Sergeant - Fernando Sancho
Regimental Sergeant Major - Stuart Saunders
Bartender in Officer's Club - Cyril Shaps
Mourner at St.Pauls - Jack Sharp
Mourner at St.Pauls - George Spence
Truck Driver - Roy Stevens
British Officer - Barry Warren