C. S. Lewis Quotes.
Anthropomorphic animals, when taken out of narrative into actual visibility, always turn into buffoonery or nightmare.
Don’t shine so that others can see you. Shine so that through you, others can see HIM.
Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
The greatest evils in the world will not be carried out by men with guns, but by men in suits sitting behind desks
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.
Some people write heavily, some write lightly. I prefer the light approach because I believe there is a great deal of false reverence about. There is too much solemnity and intensity in dealing with sacred matters; too much speaking in holy tones.
There is no uncreated being except God. God has no opposite.
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere.
When Christ died, He died for you individually just as much as if you’d been the only man in the world.
There is someone that I love even though I don’t approve of what he does. There is someone I accept though some of his thoughts and actions revolt me. There is someone I forgive though he hurts the people I love the most. That person is……me.
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.
Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
Love is more than an emotion, it is a decision.
Solemnity is proper in church, but things that are proper in church are not necessarily proper outside, and vice versa. For example, I can say a prayer while washing my teeth, but that does not mean I should wash my teeth in church.
Once people stop believing in God, the problem is not that they will believe in nothing; rather, the problem is that they will believe anything.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.