Lawrence of Arabia


Plot – The British lieutenant T.E. Lawrence is sent among the Arabic tribes who are rising up against the Turkish government to rekindle the riot. After the brave conquest of Aqaba, the lieutenant becomes a charismatic Arabs’ guide, he assumes the local habits and now wants to emancipate the tribes, clashing with the English government’s interests. His adventures create an atmosphere of invincibility, which is so psychologically intense that leads him to self-destruction. He becomes a burden, so he gets excluded. However, the Arabs recognize to be ready to create an unitary state.

Movie Info

Title Lawrence of Arabia

Year 1962

Director David Lean


Top 5 Quotes of “Lawrence of Arabia” Movie

“Truly, for some men nothing is written unless they write it.”
Omar Sharif – Sherif Ali

“If we’ve been telling lies, you’ve been telling half-lies. A man who tells lies, like me, merely hides the truth. But a man who tells half-lies has forgotten where he put it.”
Claude Rains – Mr. Dryden

“There may be honor among thieves, but there’s none in politicians.”
Peter O’Toole – T.E. Lawrence

“- Jackson Bentley: What is it, Major Lawrence, that attracts you personally to the desert?
– T.E. Lawrence: It’s clean.”
Arthur Kennedy – Jackson Bentley
Peter O’Toole – T.E. Lawrence

“No Arab loves the desert. We love water and green trees. There is nothing in the desert and no man needs nothing.”
Alec Guinness – Prince Faisal