C.S. Lewis
















C.S. Lewis

Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.


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.


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.


C.S. Lewis

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.


C.S. Lewis

Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.


C.S. Lewis

I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because I’m helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn’t change God- it changes me.


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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God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.


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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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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.


C.S. Lewis

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.



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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.


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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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

God won’t love us because we are good, but God will make us good because He loves us.


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


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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
You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.


C.S. Lewis
We read to know that we are not alone.


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
To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.

C.S. Lewis
You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.


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
Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.


C.S. Lewis
I pray because I can't help myself. I pray because I'm helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn't change God- it changes me.


C.S. Lewis
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.


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...


C.S. Lewis
I'm on Aslan's side even if there isn't any Aslan to lead it. I'm going to live as like a Narnian as I can even if there isn't any Narnia.


C.S. Lewis
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

C.S. Lewis
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.


C.S. Lewis
Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn. My God, do you learn.


C.S. Lewis
What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.


C.S. Lewis
He died not for men, but for each man. If each man had been the only man made, He would have done no less.


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.


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


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There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.


C.S. Lewis
It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.


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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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Crying is all right in its own way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.


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


C.S. Lewis
Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it


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She's the sort of woman who lives for others - you can tell the others by their hunted expression.


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You can make anything by writing


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Now the trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.


C.S. Lewis
There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, "Thy will be done," and those to whom God says, in the end, "Thy will be done." All that are in Hell, choose it. Without that self-choice there could be no Hell. No soul that seriously and constantly desires joy will ever miss it. Those who seek find. Those who knock it is opened.


C.S. Lewis
There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.


C.S. Lewis
It isn't Narnia, you know," sobbed Lucy. "It's you. We shan't meet you there. And how can we live, never meeting you?" 
"But you shall meet me, dear one," said Aslan. 
"Are -are you there too, Sir?" said Edmund. 
"I am," said Aslan. "But there I have another name. You must learn to know me by that name. This was the very reason why you were brought to Narnia, that by knowing me here for a little, you may know me better there.


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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.


C.S. Lewis
That's the worst of girls," said Edmund to Peter and the Dwarf. "They never can carry a map in their heads." 
"That's because our heads have something inside them," said Lucy.


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It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.


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I know now, Lord, why you utter no answer. You are yourself the answer. Before your face questions die away. What other answer would suffice?


C.S. Lewis
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.


C.S. Lewis
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.