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67 Famous Quotes by C.S. Lewis

Joy is never in our power and pleasure often is

Pleasure Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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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.

Pride Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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When Catholicism goes bad it becomes the religion of amulets and holy places and priestcraft: Protestantism, in its corresponding decay, becomes a vague mist of ethical platitudes

Protestantism Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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We read to know we are not alone.

Reading Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

Reason Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Which of the religions of the world gives to its followers the greatest happiness? While it lasts, the religion of worshiping oneself is best

Religion 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.

Risk Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Many things--such as loving, going to sleep, or behaving unaffectedly--are done worst when we try hardest to do them.

Sleep Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, ''Blessed are they that mourn.''

Suffering Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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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.

Thinking Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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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.

Truth Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are

Wisdom Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Grief. The pain now is part of the happiness then. That's the deal.

Grief Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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Moral rules are directions for running the human machine. Every moral rule is there to prevent a breakdown, or a strain, or a friction, in the running of that machine.

Cliches and one-liners Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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A little lie is like a little pregnancy it doesn't take long before everyone knows.

Cliches and one-liners Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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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.

Cliches and one-liners 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.

Cliches and one-liners Quotes, by C.S. Lewis

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