c. s. lewis Quotes

What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.
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— C. S. Lewis
The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only - and that is to support the ultimate career.
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— C. S. Lewis
You can make anything by writing.
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— C. S. Lewis
I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more.
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— C. S. Lewis
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
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— C. S. Lewis
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...
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— C. S. Lewis
God can't give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.
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— C. S. Lewis
Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.
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— C. S. Lewis
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.
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— C. S. Lewis
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.
— C. S. Lewis
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.
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— C. S. Lewis
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.
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— 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.
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— C. S. Lewis
I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.
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— C. S. Lewis
Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.
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— 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.
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— 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.
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— C. S. Lewis
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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— 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.
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— C. S. Lewis
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
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— C. S. Lewis
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.
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— C. S. Lewis
Friendship... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .
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— C. S. Lewis
The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God's love for us does not.
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— C. S. Lewis
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.
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— C. S. Lewis
Things never happen the same way twice.
— C. S. Lewis
Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.
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— C. S. Lewis
We meet no ordinary people in our lives.
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— C. S. Lewis
What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.
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— C. S. Lewis
Now the trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.
— C. S. Lewis
If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.
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— C. S. Lewis
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
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— C. S. Lewis
God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way.
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— C. S. Lewis
Courage, dear heart.
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— C. S. Lewis
Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say "œMy tooth is aching" than to say "œMy heart is broken.
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— C. S. Lewis
Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.
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— C. S. Lewis
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.
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— C. S. Lewis
Make your choice, adventurous Stranger, Strike the bell and bide the danger, Or wonder, till it drives you mad, What would have followed if you had.
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— C. S. Lewis
It is a very funny thing that the sleepier you are, the longer you take about getting to bed.
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— C. S. Lewis
Write about what really interests you, whether it is real things or imaginary things, and nothing else.
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— C. S. Lewis
We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.
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— C. S. Lewis
c. s. lewis
Birth    : November 29, 1898
Death  : November 22, 1963
Occupation  : Novelist