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.
(The Evolution of a Revolt, 1920)

T. E. Lawrence

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Do not try to do too much with your own hands.
T. E. Lawrence (Twenty-Seven Articles, 1917)
He was old and wise, which meant tired and disappointed...
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I loved you, so I drew these tides of men into my hands... and wrote my will across the sky in stars.
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