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50 CS Lewis Quotes – His Very Best Quotes!


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1 – You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C. S. Lewis

2 – There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

3 – Things never happen the same way twice. C. S. Lewis

4 – No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. C. S. Lewis

5 – 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. C. S. Lewis

6 – People who bore one another should meet seldom; people who interest one another, often. C. S. Lewis

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

8 – Always try to use the language so as to make it quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn’t mean anything else. C. S. Lewis

9 – 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. C. S. Lewis

10 – When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place. C. S. Lewis

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

12 – You can’t know, you can only believe – or not. C. S. Lewis

13 – Now the trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed. C. S. Lewis

14 -Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself… C. S. Lewis

15 – If you love deeply, you’re going to get hurt badly. But it’s still worth it. C. S. Lewis

16 – If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. C. S. Lewis

17- Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. C. S. Lewis

18 – Nothing you have not given away will ever really be yours. C. S. Lewis

19 – Adventures are never fun while you’re having them. C. S. Lewis

20 – Do not dare not to dare. C. S. Lewis


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

22 – There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done,’ and those to whom God says, ‘All right, then, have it your way.’ C. S. Lewis

23 – A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This is an obvious lie. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is… A man who gives in to temptation after five minutes simply does not know what it would have been like an hour later. That is why bad people, in one sense, know very little about badness. They have lived a sheltered life by always giving in. C. S. Lewis

24 – God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way. C. S. Lewis

25 – 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

26 – Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart. C. S. Lewis

27- Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. C. S. Lewis

28 – Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive. C. S. Lewis

29 – The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. C. S. Lewis

30 – The safest road to hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. C. S. Lewis


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31 – You may have noticed that the books you really love are bound together by a secret thread. You know very well what is the common quality that makes you love them, though you cannot put it into words. C. S. Lewis

32 – We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship. C. S. Lewis

33 – Love is not an affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained. C. S. Lewis

34 – Write about what really interests you, whether it is real things or imaginary things, and nothing else. C. S. Lewis

35 – Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. C. S. Lewis

36 – To love at all is to be vulnerable. C. S. Lewis

37- A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest. C. S. Lewis

38 – Are not all lifelong friendships born at the moment when at last you meet another human being who has some inkling (but faint and uncertain even in the best) of that something which you were born desiring, and which, beneath the flux of other desires and in all the momentary silences between the louder passions, night and day, year by year, from childhood to old age, you are looking for, watching for, listening for? C. S. Lewis

39 – It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. C. S. Lewis

40 – 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. C. S. Lewis


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

42 – An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason. C. S. Lewis

43 – 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. C. S. Lewis

44 – We are what we believe we are. C. S. Lewis

45 – You can make anything by writing. C. S. Lewis

46 – Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. C. S. Lewis

47- Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. C. S. Lewis

48 – A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you. C. S. Lewis

49 – Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him. C. S. Lewis

50 – 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. C. S. Lewis


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Frances Vidakovic 





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