Who is C. S. Lewis ?
Clive Staples Lewis was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University and Cambridge University.
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You are never too old to set another goal or to
dream a new dream.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive.
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.
A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.
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If we find ourselves
with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
Perfect humility dispenses with modesty.
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
Faith... is the art of holding on to things your
reason once accepted, despite your changing moods.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
No book is
really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, "All right, then, have it your way."
A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.
We are what we believe we are.
About C. S. Lewis
Quotes 157 sayings Nationality British Profession Writer Birthday November 29, 1898
is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen; not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.
Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
Joy is the serious business of heaven.
If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
You can make anything by writing.
of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, Blessed are they that morn.
Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning...
The stamp of the Saint is that he can waive his own rights and obey the Lord Jesus.
Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither.
We are what we believe we are.
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.
Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
Make the choice
adventurous stranger, strike the bell and bide the danger or wonder 'till it drives you mad what would have happened if you had.
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
If we really think that home is elsewhere and that this life is a wandering to find home, why should we not look forward to the arrival?
The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft
underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
As for wrinkles--Pshaw! Why shouldn't we have wrinkles? Honorable insignia of long service in this warfare.
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
The salvation of a single soul is more important
than the production or preservation of all the epics and tragedies in the world.
Autumn is really the best of the seasons;
and I'm not sure that old age isn't the best part of life. But of course, like autumn, it doesn't last.
I sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.
I didn’t go to religion to make me happy.
I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.
I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give.
I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare.
A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
Let's pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere.
It is only when you are asked to believe in Reason coming from non-reason that you must cry Halt. Human minds. They do not come from nowhere.
Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us;
we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.
If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
I was with book, as a woman is with child.
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.