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67 Famous Quotes by C.S. Lewis

God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: It is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world

God Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not.

God Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to 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.

Joy Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

Learning Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

Affection Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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We're not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be

Doubt Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

Experience Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods

Faith Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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

Goals Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

Progress Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.

Reality Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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

Soul Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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What can you ever really know of other people's souls - of their temptations, their opportunities, their struggles? One soul in the whole creation you do know: and it is the only one whose fate is placed in your hands

Soul Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.

Tyranny Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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If war is ever lawful, then peace is sometimes sinful

War Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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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

Wishes Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Never, never pin your whole faith on any human being: not if he is the best and wisest in the whole world. There are lots of nice things you can do with sand; but do not try building a house on it.

Building Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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

Age Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

Dreams Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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We're not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be

God Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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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.

Miracles Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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In your life, you meet people. Some you never think about again. Some, you wonder what happened to them. There are some that you wonder if they ever think about you. And then there are some you wish you never had to think about again. But you do.

Relationships Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself (for God did not need to create). It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.

Survival Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.

Universe Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.

Christianity Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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