Quotes by Irish Novelist C.S. Lewis



Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. C.S. Lewis

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest. C.S. Lewis

The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us. C.S. Lewis

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. C.S. Lewis
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No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. C.S. Lewis

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. C.S. Lewis
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Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods. C.S. Lewis

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed. C.S. Lewis

I 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. C.S. Lewis

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts. C.S. Lewis

Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature. C.S. Lewis

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. C.S. Lewis

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one. C.S. Lewis

Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. C.S. Lewis

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. C.S. Lewis

Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably. C.S. Lewis

As for wrinkles--Pshaw! Why shouldn't we have wrinkles? Honorable insignia of long service in this warfare. C.S. Lewis
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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. C.S. Lewis
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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? C.S. Lewis


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