Amazing C. S. Lewis quotes on faith,love,death,friendship,life and love,a large collection of C.S. Lewis quotations

Amazing C. S. Lewis quotes on faith,love,death,friendship,life and love,a large collection of C.S. Lewis quotations

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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 quotes

 

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 quotes

 

A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on thing and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down you cannot see something that is above you. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Because free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Better to be miserable with her than happy without her. Let our hearts break provided they break together. If the voice within us does not say this it is not the voice of Eros. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

But one of the worst results of being a slave and being forced to do things is that when there is no one to force you any more you find you have almost lost the power of forcing yourself. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance, the only thing it cannot be is moderately important. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

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 quotes

 

Die before you die, there is no chance after. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

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

 

Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

For you will certainly carry out God’s purpose, however you act, but it makes a difference to you whether you serve like Judas or like John. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

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 quotes

 

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 quotes

 

God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

God is no fonder of intellectual slackers than He is of any other slacker. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

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 quotes

 

I have learned now that while those who speak about one’s miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 

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I think that if God forgives us we must forgive ourselves. Otherwise, it is almost like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

In God you come up against something which is in every respect immeasurably superior to yourself. Unless you know God as that-and, therefore, know yourself as nothing in comparison-you do not know God at all.  – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one–the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts,…Your affectionate uncle, Screwtape. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

It is a very funny thing that the sleepier you are, the longer you take about getting to bed. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

It is safe to tell the pure in heart that they shall see God, for only the pure in heart want to. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

It was when I was happiest that I longed most…The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing…to find the place where all the beauty came from. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

It's so much easier to pray for a bore than to go and see one. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Look for yourself, and you will find in the long run only hatred, loneliness, despair, rage, ruin, and decay. But look for Christ and you will find Him, and with Him everything else thrown in. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

No man knows how bad he is till he has tried very hard to be good. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

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

 

Oh, Adam’s sons, how cleverly you defend yourselves against all that might do you good! – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Peter did not feel very brave; indeed, he felt he was going to be sick. But that made no difference to what he had to do. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Safe? said Mr. Beaver; don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of man he is. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

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

 

The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God’s love for us does not. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

The stamp of the Saint is that he can waive his own rights and obey the Lord Jesus. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

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

 

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.' – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

There is but one good; that is God. Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

To enter heaven is to become more human than you ever succeeded in being on earth; to enter hell, is to be banished from humanity. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

To what will you look for help if you will not look to that which is stronger than yourself? – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

Try to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean. That is the whole are and joy of words. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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 quotes

 

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

 

We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

We want not so much a Father but a grandfather in heaven, a God who said of anything we happened to like doing, ‘What does it matter so long as they are contented? – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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

 

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 quotes

 

You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve, said Aslan. And that is both honour enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor on earth. Be content. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

You would not have called to me unless I had been calling to you, said the Lion. – C. S. Lewis quotes

 

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